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Illustrator help

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by MESTHREE, Aug 7, 2005.

  1. MESTHREE

    MESTHREE Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Illustrator help

    Discussion started by MESTHREE - Aug 7, 2005

    Any help would be appreciated


    When I pick a colour with the colour picker in illustrator it displays ad darker and more vibrant in the working space. this is leading me to create shit that looks really washed out. How do I make the colour choice in the picker consistant with the working space?


    thanks.
     
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    GLIK$ - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    no, but I can tell you how to make some really delicious chocolate chip pancakes.
     
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    GLIK$ - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    I dont know really, not an Illus Pro. Edit>Color Management maybe?

    Or maybe you need some kind of external color managing system.

    But yo, pancakes, forill.
     
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    heavyLox - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    when yuu save the image it gets washed out?

    are you saving for web whats the final output?
     
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    MESTHREE - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    yah. I saved it for web as a jpeg and it was all washed out.... its happened when I print from an eps as well.
     
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    beardofzeus - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    maybe you have a suck monitor. You might want to consider getting yourself a Pantone color swatch book so you will know exactly what color will be printed out.
    Or maybe google.
     
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    villain - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    These are photoshop tutorials but maybe if you poked around you could find something for illustrator.
    http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=129189

    Could be your CRT, could be your HSV to RGB to CYMK or whatever the hell alphanumeric crap... I don't have any idea honestly. But there are specific things you could troubleshoot relating to color management.
     
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    MESTHREE - Replied Aug 7, 2005


    hey thanks I never thought of any of those options yet. except for the fact that pantone books cost a million dollars and are not that usefull for what I am trying to do and I do not have a sucky monitor and thirdly; google? whats google? Gee I never thoguht to look there. :rolleyes:

    If one more dink on here tells me to look on google when I post a question in here i will have your house robbed and your girl mugged, but thanks for trying.
     
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    deterrent - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    Colors on screen will never print exactly the same because
    they are two different technologies the screen being lights
    RGB, and printing CMYK. Use the pms color system and have
    a pms booklet with you to see what the color will print like,
    before sending the job out to a printer go to your color pallet
    and trash the pms samples, this will convert the colors in
    your piece toCMYK and not throw the printer off.

    Or perhaps your printer sucks
     
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    Vanity - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    ugh... it's being saved for web (see above post)

    mes... try google ;)

    heh.. seriously.. sounds like you color management profile. also, since it's being saved as a jpeg, could be the compression.
     
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    Wilt TA - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    speaking of illustrator does anyone have or have a link to illustrator cs 11 crack? thanks in advance
     
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    GLIK$ - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    11? As in CS2?

    Or 10 as in CS?
     
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    Wilt TA - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    the file reads adobe illustrator Cs v11.0.0
     
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    GLIK$ - Replied Aug 7, 2005

    cant help, all i have is 10.
     
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    deterrent - Replied Aug 8, 2005

    If it's being saved for web start off by setting your pallet up with web-only colors
    other wise you'll lose clarity in the translation. Printing has the ability to show tens
    if not hundreds of times the amount of color than internet, when you start with the
    regular pallet of colors it assumes your designing for print, and when you go to
    save for web it'll choose what web-color it feels is the closest substitute.
     
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