Drop shadows and Raster Effects settings


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Drop shadows and Raster Effects settings

In this exercise, we're going to finish off our text by applying a drop shadow and I'll show you a very special consideration that you need to bear in mind. I've saved my progress as Eight-effect type.ai, so called because we have now managed to a mess eight different dynamic effects on this single Type object. Four of them are applied directly to the object, the other four are applied one a piece to the four strokes and that's a lot of stuff. That means every single one of those dynamic effects is interacting with each other. So Transform is applied to 3d Rotate which is applied to one stroke, to another store, to the other and so on throughout this effect.

So that means that once we apply the drop shadow, that's going to make things that much more complicated. So if we didn't have all these other effects assigned, then the drop shadow would be no problem for Illustrator. Because all these other effects are assigned, it's going to the take forever. If we don&...

Drop shadows and Raster Effects settings
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Drop shadows and Raster Effects settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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