Copying effects between layers


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Copying effects between layers

I have saved my progress as Scribbly skeleton.ai, and in this exercise we are going to replicate those Scribble settings across most of the rest of our artwork. There is just one object that's going to be an exception, that will serve as a background element as you will see, and that's going to help us achieve a more or less uniform effect across the entire artwork. So here is a couple of different ways to work. Bear in mind, if you were to meatball that skull elements layer, there inside the layers panel and switch over to the Appearance panel, you'll see that the Drop Shadow and the Scribble effect are assigned to that layer.

So I could move any of these other layers into that layer in order to pick up those attributes. So for example, I'll click of the skull in order to deselect it and I will grab this money layer and drag it and drop it into the skull elements layer. Now money is going to become a sub-layer of skull elements. And you can see those progress bars go by...

Copying effects between layers
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Copying effects between layers 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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