How To Clear Color Swatches in Photoshop & Illustrator

by Jake Rocheleau
on February 16, 2015

Both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are very common design tools. Although they possess an incredible amount of power the overall interface can be quite cumbersome even to intermediate users. But if you spend enough time learning the fundamentals everything else will just naturally fall into place.

For this quick tip I’d like to demonstrate how to clear out color swatches in Photoshop and Illustrator. Each program has a slightly different method of clearing swatches and you’ll want to stick with the most comfortable way to your workflow. The swatches panel is a little tricky and it’s not always used in every design project. But it’s still a palette that has plenty of value in the long run and it’s worth learning these little tricks.

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How to Plan Your Freelancing Design Income

by laura9
on December 2, 2012

One of the most difficult problems that you will face as a freelance designer is knowing how much money you need to earn each month as a designer.

If you don’t get a handle on your income early on, you may find that you can’t continue as a freelancer. We certainly don’t want that to happen.

In this post, we’ll examine some of the factors that you must take into consideration when planning your monthly earnings. If you enjoyed this post, you may also like 20 Pricing Principles for Freelancers.

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