Applying and editing live effects


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Applying and editing live effects

One of my favorite things to use inside of Adobe Illustrator has got to be the Live Effects. Live Effects allow you to nondestructively edit artwork and easily change that edit any time you need to on the fly. Live Effects are a great way of manipulating your artwork into different shapes, also adding specific effects like drop shadows, glows, warps. Anything you want to do to your artwork you can pretty much do with a Live Effect. And like I said, the best part is they're nondestructive. You can always turn them on, turn them off. You can change them anytime you want. It's almost like a layer style in Photoshop.

It's very, very useful. And so inside of Illustrator we have access to several different effects in the Effect menu, and the ones that are listed underneath Illustrator Effects are the ones that I'm talking about. We have things like 3D; Convert to Shape; Distort & Transform; Path operations, Pathfinder; Stylize, which includes your drop shadows, y...

Applying and editing live effects
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Applying and editing live effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator for Web Design

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Design Web
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