Applying precise finishing touches


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Applying precise finishing touches

All right, I have gone ahead and done yet more work on this document and I have saved it out as Near-final gradients.ai. And you'll notice if you twirl open the backdrop layer and then twirl open the Group right there. That there is the Clipping Path with two Meshes inside of it. So one is turned on, the other is turned off currently. The one that's active is the mesh that we just got through in the previous exercise. So that one that I was able to achieve thanks to some very broad applications of the Warp and Pucker tools. And it does give us a pretty cool effect, but it's not exactly what I wanted.

So I spent some time, I kind of went backward and I spent some time massaging that gradient mesh that we saw at the outset of the previous exercise and I came up with this effect right there. Which I think is more appealing, but did require more work I should tell you. It took me about 20 minutes to create here. And I'll go ahead and select that Mesh so you can see what&#...

Applying precise finishing touches
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Applying precise finishing touches provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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