Assigning colors with the Eyedropper tool


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Assigning colors with the Eyedropper tool

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to assign colors to a gradient mesh using the Eyedropper tool, and this is one of the best uses for the Eyedropper tool in all of Illustrator. I've gone ahead and saved my progress so far as A real mesh.ai. Notice these icons up here, by the way, you can see that my mesh is currently selected, but you can switch back and forth between the Clipping Path that contains the mesh which is the rectangle and the mesh itself using these two icons up here in the Control palette. So click on Edit Clipping Path to select the rectangle, and then to select the contents, which would be the mesh in our case, click on Edit Contents, and you'll gain access to the mesh. So another way to select the mesh here inside of Illustrator.

All right, I'm going to edit another row now. So I'm going to grab my Lasso tool once again and I'm going to go ahead and select this row right there like so, and now I have these points active. So how do I go ...

Assigning colors with the Eyedropper tool
Video duration: 7m 42s 12h 54m Intermediate

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Assigning colors with the Eyedropper tool 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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Design
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Illustrator
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