Creating gradients with the Gradient panel


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Creating gradients with the Gradient panel

Let's take a moment to talk about Fills inside of Illustrator. Now we've already had some experience in applying the first type of Fill, a solid color. We know there are three kinds of solid colors that we can apply inside of Illustrator, something called the Process Color, a Global Process Color or a Spot Color. Let's now take a look at the second kind of Fill that you can apply inside of Illustrator, something called a Gradient. A Gradient is a single swatch that's made up of multiple solid colors.

The most common use is when you want to blend one color smoothly into another color. For example, at the top of this document right here I have this rectangle. It starts out with black on the left and then slowly fades to white on the right side. We call this a Gradient Fill. We can control gradients through the Gradient panel, which appears right here, and the first thing to know about Gradients is that for Illustrator there are two basic kinds. A Linear Gradient travels in a...

Creating gradients with the Gradient panel
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Creating gradients with the Gradient panel provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Illustrator
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