Editing individual blended paths


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Editing individual blended paths

In this movie we'll take that green three ellipse gradient that we created with a fair amount of effort as a blend, and we'll customize it to fit the contours of this grassy knoll in order to create this effect here, which is something that we can't do using the Gradient tool. So I'll go ahead and switch back to my image at hand here. And then I'll zoom into the bottom portion of the illustration and I'll press the A key to switch to the White Arrow tool. Now, here is something to bear in mind when you're trying to hunt around for paths inside of a blend.

You can press Ctrl+Y or Command+Y on the Mac to switch to the Outline mode, and then you are going to see the outlines of all three of your ellipses right there, but when you're in the thick of it, as when I'm looking at the center of the illustration, it's impossible to make heads nor tails of what's going on. So I'll press Ctrl+Y or Command+Y on the Mac in order to switch to the Preview...

Editing individual blended paths
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Editing individual blended paths provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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