Adjusting surface settings


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Adjusting surface settings

I was once talking with a friend of mine who happens to be a photographer and he was telling me that one of the most important aspects of photography is not necessarily the camera or the subject, but the lighting. And in reality the same can be said about working with 3D inside of Illustrator. In fact, we're going to talk about two different settings here that control the final result of what your artwork looks like. One of them is the surface properties, meaning what materials your object is made up. Is it a very shiny or glossy or highly reflective material? Is it a matte or flat surface that doesn't reflect light so much? Things like that. And also ultimately the light that you shine on your object.

To better demonstrate these particular features, I'm going to be using this Frisbee example and I'm going to be using a Revolve setting, just because it happens to be that this shape has lots of curves and settings that really show off some of the settings that you can...

Adjusting surface settings
Video duration: 9m 33s 9h 42m Intermediate

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Adjusting surface settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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Illustrator
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