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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2019, 12:50:31 PM »
here's a pdf made from Illy...
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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2019, 01:35:56 PM »
Looks blue to me. :rotf:
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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2019, 02:19:19 PM »
blue it is then!

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This one goes next to the customer that spec'd their color as "forest green".
My question... which forest and then which one of the 80 bazillion greens did you want?

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2019, 02:37:36 PM »
blue it is then!

Thanks Joe!

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This one goes next to the customer that spec'd their color as "forest green".
My question... which forest and then which one of the 80 bazillion greens did you want?

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The green one? (man I am on a roll today!)
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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2019, 02:46:56 PM »
I usually open the swatch in Photoshop, and then let PS decide the best match.
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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #20 on: June 27, 2019, 02:20:52 PM »
OMG! I'm so sorry I forgot about this!
Illustrator came up with 541 and 542
the light blue is a bit off maybe you can pick a different color

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #21 on: June 27, 2019, 02:48:21 PM »
thanks!
I think those 2 colors are kinda a reverse PMS thingie, you know you pick a pms color and print it in cmyk and it comes out close to the color, but no cigar.
Well, this is a screen mix that they want as a spot color, and the colors are close, but no cigar.

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #22 on: June 27, 2019, 02:57:34 PM »
yeah from what I understand the DS color is Process?
confusing!

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2019, 03:29:16 PM »
I've done this a few times using color guide in Illustrator:
http://fashionclassroom.com/blog/illustrator-tutorial-how-to-match-colors-to-pantones

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #24 on: June 27, 2019, 04:06:04 PM »
I used Method 2, never herd of the method 1 must try!

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #25 on: June 27, 2019, 05:59:26 PM »
Thanks Kermy!
I'll give those a shot and see what happens.

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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #26 on: June 27, 2019, 09:50:52 PM »
Here's another option. Helpful for matching colours across different mediums etc.

http://www.perbang.dk/rgb/F7E654/
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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #27 on: June 28, 2019, 09:46:23 AM »
I usually open the swatch in Photoshop, and then let PS decide the best match.

I do the same thing. It always works out better that the online converters. I'll have to see if this one comes up with the same results as Photoshop.
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Re: Pantone Color Finder
« Reply #28 on: July 08, 2019, 08:06:26 PM »
Here's another option. Helpful for matching colours across different mediums etc.

http://www.perbang.dk/rgb/F7E654/

Nice link - saved for the next time we get into the "What are the process values, for that PMS, once it's converted to HEX color?"  :shoots_self: 
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