How to Create a Gradient Mesh with Illustrator CC 2013


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Creating a gradient mesh

In this movie, I'll show you how to create a gradient mesh. So here's the final version of the peppers that we're going to create, just so you can see them on screen. And if I click on this forward path outline, you can see the mesh wherein every single point represents a unique color. I'll go ahead and switch over to our base document here, and if you turn on the base paths layer, you'll see that I've gone ahead and drawn nine paths in advance, mostly with the pen tool. And then, if you turn that one off and turn on mesh peppers, you'll see that I've already assigned gradient meshes to the righthand pepper, because otherwise, we'd end up with a lot of duplication of information.

We are going to assign gradient meshes to the paths associated with the left hand pepper which is going to be more than enough work for us. Alright, I'll go ahead and zoom in on the peppers here to 200%, just so I can see em big on screen. And I'll go ahead and scroll em up so you can...

Creating a gradient mesh
Video duration: 4m 23s 7h 27m Advanced Updated Oct 02, 2014

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Creating a gradient mesh provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CC 2013 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design
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