Applying Live Effects


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Applying Live Effects

It's obvious until this point that the Appearance panel holds a certain amount of power inside of Illustrator, especially when it comes to working with attributes of each of your objects, but hold down your seats, the real power comes through another feature inside of Illustrator called Live Effects. Live Effects are accessible directly through the Appearance panel, which again, make it that much more important for you to understand what the Appearance panel means and how it works. A Live effect is something that basically changes the appearance of a particular path but does not change the underlying structure of the path itself. Let's start off with a very basic example and then we will began to see where this goes. I'm working with this regular appearances file; I have actually reverted back to the original state of this file. I'm actually going to select this object right here. This has a white fill and a black stroke and maybe I want to add a soft drop shadow effect...

Applying Live Effects
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Applying Live Effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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