Editing color stops inside a shape


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Editing color stops inside a shape

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to change the color and position of color stops inside of a gradient, using the new and improved Gradient tool here inside of Illustrator CS4. I've gone ahead and saved my progress as Green to red gradient.ai, found inside the 15_gradients folder. Notice that I have the rectangle selected. I also have my Gradient tool active, so that I can see this bar that's indicating the direction of the gradient inside of the rectangle. If I hover over the bar, I'll see it in color, and I'll also see the location and color of the stops.

So I can see the green color stop at the beginning of the gradient in the upper left corner of the rectangle. If I move my way down I'll see the Midpoint Skew right there in the middle of the gradient bar. Then all the way at the end here I see the final color inside of the gradient. Then if you move your cursor away, you're not going to see the color anymore and so on. If you want to adjust the p...

Editing color stops inside a shape
Video duration: 3m 26s 12h 54m Intermediate

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Editing color stops inside a shape provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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