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Quick Tip: Quickly convert CMYK to Pantone

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A few times a each month we revisit some of our reader’s favorite posts from throughout the history of Vectortuts+. This Quick Tip by Cheryl Graham was first published on January 8th 2010.

Have you ever found yourself rushing a file for the printer but your client hasn't specified a spot color for their design? Finding a spot color equivalent to CMYK can be difficult. What your client sees is often different to what you see. Here's a quick way to find the Pantone© equivalent for a CMYK process color without the use of a color book. This tip is perfect for designers who need to use professional offset printing.

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