Creating and editing gradients


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Creating and editing gradients

In this exercise we'll take a look at Gradients, which are fills that gradually transition from one color to another. I am working inside a file called Fearless.ai. And I want to start things off by assigning a gradient to all three of these red stripes. So I'll click on one of them to select it. And then to select the other two I'll go up to the Select Similar Objects icon in the Control panel. Click the down-pointing arrowhead next to it and choose All. And, by the way, that doesn't mean select all objects that are the same, that means select those objects that share all attributes, all fill and stroke attributes in common with each other; which ends up selecting all three red stripes.

Now I'll go ahead and select my Gradient tool here in the toolbox, which you also get by pressing the G key and then click inside each one of the stripes in order to fill it with a gradient. Now notice that I am seeing three horizontal bars across my graphic those are what are known as gra...

Creating and editing gradients
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Creating and editing gradients provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Up and Running with Illustrator

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Design
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Illustrator
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