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Change Color Fashion Flats to Black and White in Illustrator tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

Change Color Fashion Flats to Black and White in Illustrator


We design in color, but we need a black and white sketch to create tech packs and spec sheets. This one quick trick will show you how to easily convert color sketches (or any other artwork) to black and white in a few clicks.

You will learn:

  • 00:24 How to change solid color positions to black and white (no repeating pattern swatches)
  • 00:49 Basics of using the Recolor Artwork interface
  • 03:00 How to change pattern swatches to black and white (the wrong way)
  • 04:47 How to change pattern swatches to black and white (the right way)
  • 05:40 Secret shortcuts in the Recolor Artwork dialog to swap color positions or override colors


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