How To Copy Effects From One Layer To Another


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Copying effects from one layer to another

In this movie I'll show you how to apply a Filter from the Effect Gallery to an entire layer, and then duplicate that effect on to another layer, using a very simple technique that few people are aware of. So, here's the idea. It occurred to me after assembling this artwork that it contains stylistically divergent elements. In other words, I have got this hand-drawn skull in the foreground here set against this smooth uniform line background. So I wanted to somehow bring the Styles together. So the first up was to switch over to the Layers panel and then click in the white layer at the top, and Shift+Click on the head rag layer to select a range of four layers.

And then click in the Fly-out menu icon and choose Collect in New Laye. And that goes ahead and collects all those other layers as Sub layers into a new layer. Now unfortunately Illustrator automatically assigns it a color of Black, which is not what I want. So I'll double-click on the Layer, change the color to say Lig...

Copying effects from one layer to another
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Copying effects from one layer to another provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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