Creating gradients


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Creating gradients

In this exercise we're going to look at filling objects with gradients. And gradients are great because they add depth and interest to otherwise flat objects. I've got a big old letter B here, and by adding a gradient to it you can actually bring visual attention to it. So, let's get started. And to get yourself started, open up the gradient.png file located in your Exercise folder. To add a gradient to it, what you do is you just select the object that you want to add the gradient to. You come down to the Properties panel, and you can see that there are a number of fill options here. There's No fill, Solid fill, and right here is Gradient Fill, click it and the Gradient fill opens, this is the Gradient fill panel. And at the top, are a whole bunch of choices.

And what I love about this is the fact that you get to see how the gradients work. So you can choose here your type of gradient. We're going to go with linear. Up here at the top, this is opacity....

Creating gradients
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Creating gradients provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Tom Green as part of the Fireworks CS6 Workshop

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Design Web video2brain
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