Establishing symmetrical gradients


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Establishing symmetrical gradients

I've saved my progress as Nose and muzzle.ai. In this exercise, we are going to create some more symmetrical gradients, and the idea here is that we want to create gradients that go in the opposite direction of each other, and then gradients that go in reflective directions. I'll show you what I mean as we work our way through this exercise. Let's start things off using the Black Arrow tool by selecting both of the cheek shapes right here and then the two eyelids, which are the shapes outside of the white eye. So, all four of those shapes should be selected.

Then what I want you to do is grab the Gradient tool, which you can get by pressing the G key, of course. And notice we now have four annotators showing up inside of the Illustration window. If I want all four annotators to go in the same direction, then all I have to do, of course, is the same thing we did in the previous exercise. Just drag from a neutral location, and then I'll press the Shift key as I continue to dr...

Establishing symmetrical gradients
Video duration: 5m 28s 14h 53m Intermediate

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Establishing symmetrical gradients 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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