How To Create And Edit Gradients In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating and editing gradients

Gradient fills inside of Illustrator are a great way to add some simulated depth and texture to your designs. In this movie, I'll focus on creating and editing your own gradient swatches here inside of Illustrator. But first let's take a look at how we actually apply a gradient swatch. As you can see, I've got this background of this wallpaper design that I'm working on, and I want to add a little bit of depth to it by using a gradient. In order to add a gradient fill, it's actually pretty simple. I'm going to make sure that I have the object selected, and then I'll come over and make sure I'm targeting the fill.

Once I have the fill targeted, the easiest way to add a gradient would simply to be click the gradient swatch right there. Once I click it, you'll see that it automatically goes to the white-to-black gradient. But that's not exactly the color I'm looking for; it doesn't match my blue theme. So let's drag out the Gradient panel. Once ...

Creating and editing gradients
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Creating and editing gradients provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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