Assign layer effects to native shape layers


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Assign layer effects to native shape layers

In this movie we'll transform these five independent vector-based shape layers into this final shield effect here, and we'll do so using Bevel & Emboss and a couple of other layer effects. I'll go ahead and switch over to my artwork in progress and I'll scroll up my list here and click on the star layer to make it active. And we no longer need the Color panel, and I am in desperate need of more space here inside the Layers panel, so we'll go ahead and double-click on the Color Tab in order to collapse it. Now whenever you switch to a shape layer when you are working with the Arrow tool, you'll see all the anchor points that are associated with the shape.

If you want to hide them, just press the M key to switch back to the Rectangular Marquee tool, because after all our work with the Arrow tool is done. Now with the star layer active, drop down to the fx icon at the bottom of the Layers panel, and choose the top effect Bevel & Emboss. Shown here are the def...

Assign layer effects to native shape layers
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Assign layer effects to native shape layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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