Blend mode and transparent gradient


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Blend mode and transparent gradient

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to light the entire illustration using a Translucent gradient set to a specialized brightening blend mode. I have gone ahead and save my progress as Crazy hair.ai and I'm going to zoom out here, quite a bit actually, so that we can take in the entire illustration. Actually for my purposes, 120% works quite nicely and then I'm going to switch back to the Layers palette. I am going to twirl close the hair sublayer and I'm going to turn-on the gradient? layer that's above Vectors, as you can see. And it's a layer of solid blue hence the question mark behind gradient. I mean what kind of gradient is this? It's a solid color.

Well, not really. If you twirl open the gradient layer, you will see inside a gradient object. Go ahead and meatball it in order to select that rectangular path outline and I'll press Ctrl+H or Command+H on the Mac so that we can see these little corner handles. So we can see that indeed the r...

Blend mode and transparent gradient
Video duration: 3m 49s 12h 54m Intermediate

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Blend mode and transparent gradient 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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