Controlling the Filter Gallery preview


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Controlling the Filter Gallery preview

All right, so we've managed to apply a handful of graphic styles and I have saved my progress as Filter gallery effects.ai and if you check out the Layers panel, you'll see that I have the contents of the black layer selected. However, when I go over to Appearance and I checkout Ocean Ripple by clicking on it, I see just this tiny little fragment of my artwork. So what's up with that? Well let me show you. I am going to cancel out, switch back over to layers and twirl-open that black layer so that we can see its entire contents and then scroll to the bottom and you'll see our guy right there. And by the way, it's that little sort of crease at the top of the skull's head.

And here is what's going on, when you have multiple paths selected, the Filter Gallery can only see the rearmost path. So what you want to do is you want to place your most representative path at the back of the stack and I'm going to do that by grabbing this one right here, which is call...

Controlling the Filter Gallery preview
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Controlling the Filter Gallery preview 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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