A Designer's Guide to Printing with Illustrator
We'll start this Illustrator tutorial by learning about the RGB and CMYK color models which is something every designer must understand.
What you'll learn
We'll start this Illustrator tutorial by learning about the RGB and CMYK color models which is something every designer must understand. From here, we will begin learning about several topics that are specific to preparing jobs for commercial printing. First, we will learn the difference between spot color and process color printing. Next, we'll move on and learn about topics like the appearance of black, knockouts and overprinting, color separations, trapping, and transparency. We'll wrap up this course by learning how to export a press ready PDF out of Illustrator. After completing this tutorial, you will have a good understanding of the concepts, tools and techniques used to prepare print ready documents in Adobe Illustrator.
Table of contents
- Creating Illustrator Documents That Are Intended for Print 12m
- Spot Color and Process Color Printing 15m
- Controlling the Appearance of Black 10m
- Knockouts and Overprinting 8m
- Previewing Color Separations 6m
- Trapping in Illustrator Files 11m
- Understanding Transparency in Illustrator 15m
- Managing Colors Using Icc Profiles 9m
- Saving Press Ready Pdfs 12m