Beveling and enhancing the artwork


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Beveling and enhancing the artwork

In this movie, we're going to create this light beveling that traces around the ampersand. We're going to do so using a pair of dynamic effects. And we're also going to cut out these little stubs. I'm not sure what they're called, up here at the top and bottom of the ampersand. I'll go ahead and switch over to my document in progress, and I'll click on the letter form with the black arrow tool, in order to select it. And then I'll go up to the Window menu and choose the Appearance command, to switch over the appearance panel. Which I've located right next to my layers panel, in order to save room on screen.

Now, I'll drop down to this tiny add new fill icon. In the bottom left corner, of the appearance panel and click on it. And that'll give me a new fill at the top of the stack. And it doesn't really matter that we've got the strokes sandwiched between the two fills. Because we're not going to be taking advantage of a stroke, where this particul...

Beveling and enhancing the artwork
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Beveling and enhancing the artwork provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Draw Better and Faster with Illustrator CC

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Illustrator
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