Appearance panel settings


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Appearance panel settings

So now that we have an understanding of the differences between something that has a basic appearance and a complex appearance, I want to show you a setting that appears inside of the Appearance panel, which can help you in drawing your artwork. I'll start off by creating a very basic shape. I'm going to take just the regular circle here, and I'm going to crank up the Stroke just a little bit here to make it easier to see, maybe around 6 points. I'm going to apply a Drop Shadow effect to this object. I'm just going to use the basic settings here. We know that the behavior of Illustrator normally is that whenever I draw a shape, the next shape that I draw is going to pick up the appearances that I've used in that shape that I just previously created.

In fact, it really goes one step further than that. When you're using Illustrator, every time you draw an object, Illustrator picks up the settings in the last object that you've had selected. So let me show yo...

Appearance panel settings
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Appearance panel settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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