Building a complex bevel effect


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Building a complex bevel effect

I've saved my progress as The blue stroke.ai. In this exercise we're going to build up a couple of other strokes that are assigned to this layer. So my layer is currently active, as you can see here in the Appearance panel. If you're working along with me and you're not seeing the same thing, go to the layers panel and meatball the snowflake layer to make it active. Then switch back to the Appearance panel, and we're going to create two more strokes. And I'm going to base them on this existing stroke that has all these dynamic effects assigned to it. Add, Offset Path, and Transform. And I'm going to do that by grabbing that stroke and dragging it onto the little Page icon at the bottom of the Appearance panel and that will create one duplicate.

Now I'm going to create a second duplicate by dragging it onto the little page icon again. All right, now I'll twirl-closed the top one as soon as Illustrator gets done. Now I should say, we are now officially ...

Building a complex bevel effect
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Building a complex bevel effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design
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Illustrator
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