Filling shapes with patterns and live filters


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Filling shapes with patterns and live filters

Creating vector shapes is all well and good, but in many cases you want to actually have a shape that looks a little more realistic. Another term you'll often hear is organic. And you can do that with vectors by working with some of the fill properties, such as patterns and gradients and textures. In this particular example we see on the screen right now, the red pepper has a little bit of extra treatment added to it. If we take a look over here, you'll see that there's kind of a subtle texture or a pattern running through the pepper itself, giving it a little bit more detail, and we've also got a nice little shadow running across the edge of the pepper, making it a look a little less flat, little more three-dimensional.

And we're going to do the same thing with our large pepper here, just to give you an idea of the kinds of things you can do. So, I'm going to grab my Pointer tool, and I'm going to click on the actual pepper shape. Now, all of these effects are a...

Filling shapes with patterns and live filters
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Filling shapes with patterns and live filters provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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