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Chapter 6. WORKING IN COLOR > Creating Tints

Creating Tints

Tints are screened or lighter versions of colors. Tints are used to create variations of spot colors. You can also use tints to quickly create lighter versions of process colors.

To create a tint of a swatch:

1.
In the Swatches palette, select the base color, that is, the color you want to) tint.

2.
In the Color palette, use the slider or click in the ramp to create a tint of the base color .

Figure 6.13. The Color palette for a base color chosen in the Swatches palette.


3.
Click the New Swatch icon to create a swatch of the tint you defined.


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