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Applying gradients to strokes

One of the great new features of Illustrator CS6 is the ability to add gradients to strokes. In this movie I'll explore this feature and how it can help you enhance some of your artwork. Up until now, we've just been applying basic colors to our strokes, nothing real fancy, but now I'm going to show you how to add a gradient to a stroke. And some of you might be thinking that this has been around in Illustrator for a while, and when I first heard about it being a new feature I thought the same thing, but it's actually new to CS6, but now we can indeed add a gradient to a stroke.

So I'm going to select this circle in the background here and I'm simply going to add a gradient to the stroke. The easiest way to do that is to target the stroke and then simply hit one of the gradient swatches in the Swatches panel. Once I do that the gradient stroke is applied, you might not be able to see it, because it's such a small point, but if I increase the size of it, you wi...

Applying gradients to strokes
Video duration: 3m 8s 8h 49m Beginner

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Applying gradients to strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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