Creating and using drop shadows


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Creating and using drop shadows

Drop shadows have become an essential part of any web designer's toolkit, and these days it's even easier to implement drop shadows through things like CSS, but you also need to know how to simulate them in a program like Adobe Illustrator so that when you go to convert these out to CSS, or your developer takes over, they will know exactly how this is supposed to look in the grand scheme of things. So in this movie I'm going to be exploring various ways that you can apply drop shadows to your objects here inside of Illustrator. So the first thing I'm going to do is select an object on my screen, and I'm just going to select this back portion of the ad that we are working on.

This is a 300 pixel x 250 pixel ad that's going to go on the sidebar of a web site, and so I want this to look almost like it's three-dimensional, like it's coming off the page. But in order to do that, I need to create some depth between it and the background. And simulatin...

Creating and using drop shadows
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Creating and using drop shadows provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator for Web Design

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Design Web
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Illustrator
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