Applying multiple fills


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Applying multiple fills

You are probably already aware of how to add a simple fill to an object inside of Illustrator. In this movie, I'm going to show you how to expand upon that, and actually add more than one fill, and I'll also give you a real world example of how you can utilize this in your work. I'm going to be targeting the background object in this document. The background objects is this big path in the background, which has a gradient applied to it. I want to take this gradient object, and I want to add some texture to it, but in order to do that, I have to be able to add another fill to it. Now, you may be thinking that I could just duplicate this object, fill the duplicate with something, and then use a Blend mode, or maybe even reduce the opacity, but that's a lot of work.

In this case, I'm going to save you a lot of steps by simply allowing you to create a new fill on top of this existing fill, and we're going to do that by utilizing the Appearance panel. So I'll bring ou...

Applying multiple fills
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Applying multiple fills 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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