Chapter 8 Essay examples

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Chapter 8
Working with Transparency, Effects, and Graphic Styles and Recoloring
Artwork

Objectives
• Use the Transparency panel and the Color
Picker
• Recolor artwork
• Apply effects to objects
• Use the Appearance panel
• Work with graphic styles
• Use opacity masks

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker
• By default, objects are created with 100% opacity. • When one object overlaps another, the top object hides all or part of object behind.

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker

Reduced opacity causes objects to appear translucent

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker
• Transparency panel allows you to control degree of transparency.
• Change opacity amount by dragging Opacity slider in panel.

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker
• Blending modes are preset filters in available on the Transparency panel.
• They vary the way colors of objects blend with colors of underlying objects.

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker
The Multiply blending mode mimics the effect of overlapping transparent ink, like a magic marker. Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker
• Use Color Picker to specify new colors to be used as: – Fills
– Strokes
– Part of effects, such as drop shadows

• Access Color Picker by double-clicking the Fill or
Stroke button on Tools panel.

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color Picker
• In the Color Picker you can modify HSB:
– Hue—color itself
– Saturation—intensity of the hue
– Brightness—degree of brightness
• 100% saturation and 100% brightness produces a
‘pure’ hue.

Use the Transparency Panel and the Color
Picker
Selected hue
Color field

Current color

Selected hue

Drag triangles along color slider to change hue

Saturation values range from 0% to
100%

Color slider
Brightness
values range from 0% to
100%

Color Picker dialog box

Hexadecimal number Recolor Artwork
• The Recolor Artwork feature offers an alternative color management procedure using: – The Color Guide panel
• Uses Harmony Rules based on color models with complimentary colors

– Recolor Artwork dialog box

Recolor Artwork

Base color

Harmony Rules available for the base color

Recolor Artwork
• Whenever you click a swatch in the Swatches panel or color in Color panel, that color becomes the base color for current Harmony
Rules in the Color Guide panel.

Recolor Artwork
These are Harmony
Rules available for a red base color.

Recolor Artwork
• When you select an object, then choose a harmony rule in the Color Guide panel, the selected object does not change color.
• Instead, the Color Guide panel loads groups of swatches called variations, which you use to colorize illustrations.

Recolor Artwork
To assign color in the Recolor Artwork dialog box: – Access the Recolor Artwork dialog box by clicking
Edit or Apply Colors button on Color Guide panel.
– If art is selected, any change in Recolor Artwork dialog box will effect selected art.

Recolor Artwork
• Recolor Artwork dialog box is based on two modes: – Assign Choose a harmony rule to alter color
– Edit Reassign new colors from harmony rule to different current colors by dragging and dropping them Recolor Artwork

Recolor
Artwork
dialog box in Assign mode Recolor Artwork
• Edit mode does not show a list of your current colors while Assign mode does.
– In Edit mode, the illustration is your only reference to the current color and how it is being effected

Recolor Artwork
Adjust color by moving color tools to different positions on color wheel. Recolor Artwork

Illustration with new colors assigned in the Recolor Artwork dialog box.

Recolor Artwork
• If Unlink harmony colors button is clicked, you can move color tools independently of one another. • In addition, you can select any of the color tools, then modify color with color sliders at the bottom of the dialog box.

Recolor Artwork

In Edit mode, your illustration’s colors change as you adjust the sliders.

Recolor Artwork
• When harmony rule…