Creating beveled ornaments


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Creating beveled ornaments

In this movie I'll show you how to create a beveled ornament, specifically these two stars on either side of the logo; and I'll also show you how you can quickly and easily recolor your artwork, even when it contains multiple fills and strokes and dynamic effects. I'll go and switch over to my document in progress and then I'll select the two stars by clicking on one and Shift+Slicking on the other with the Black Arrow tool. And I'll Ctrl+Spacebar+Drag--that's a Command+Spacebar+ Drag--around the right-hand star in order to zoom in on it.

And so the first thing we want to do is switchover to the Appearance panel and go ahead and click on existing black fill to select it. And then click the Add New Fill icon in the bottom left corner of the panel, or you can press Ctrl+/ Command+/ on a Mac, and change that New Fill to White. Then go up to the Effect menu, choose Distort and Transform, and choose Transform; or if you loaded Deke keys you've got that Shortcut of ...

Creating beveled ornaments
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Creating beveled ornaments 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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