Adding a gradient mesh to a circle


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Adding a gradient mesh to a circle

I've saved my progress as Rear circles. ai, so-called because we're now going to get to work on these two circles that are at the back of the pepper shapes. And circles are actually some of the easiest things to mesh inside of Illustrator, because basically just imagine that you're taking a globe and you're adding latitude and longitude lines and that's it. That's what's going on with gradient mesh inside circles. So let me show you how it works. I'm going to go back to my layers panel, twirl open that mesh peppers layer, and I'm going to lock down a couple of things.

I'm going to lock down that stem after all, because otherwise we're not going to be able to get to that circle that's currently selected there. And then I'm also going to lock down the mesh that's midway down. So basically the first four shapes are now locked. All right! I've got the rearmost circle selected right now, so I might as well begin work on it. I'm go...

Adding a gradient mesh to a circle
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Adding a gradient mesh to a circle provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design
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