Employing an opposing gradient mask


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Employing an opposing gradient mask

I have gone ahead and saved my progress as Faded keyboard.ai, so called because the keyboard is fading out of view as it comes forward. Now the problem with this effect is that it's impact is mitigated by the fact that we are not revealing anything truly interesting below the keyboard, all we are revealing is this plain tan floor with a little bit of curtain action and some Drop Shadow. But what we need is something like, some background stuff going on. Now we can't reveal Sammy's legs because they don't exist, but we can reveal the bench and that's what we are going to do. So in this exercise, we are going to bring the bench back out of this jacket sublayer here, and we are also going to assign it a separate but equal gradient opacity mask.

All right, so here is what I want you to do. A little bit of sort of architectural nonsense inside of Illustrator, I just want you to get a sense of what's going on. This is a little bit mind-numbing but here we go. Make sur...

Employing an opposing gradient mask
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Employing an opposing gradient mask 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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