Filling and stroking the silhouette


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Filling and stroking the silhouette

In this chapter, we're going to paint in the body, and the face as you see here. And, we're going to start things off in this movie, by applying a couple of layer effects to the silhouette we've created so far, including a gradient overlay as well as a stroke. Now, the first thing we want to do, is determine the colors that we'll use inside the gradient. Because my guy is the blue barbecue, and also because I'm trying to simulate a retro style comic book effect, I want to stick with a kind of cyan. So, I've got cyan up here at the top, and then white down here at the bottom. So, I'll go ahead and switch over to my image in progress here, and with the color panel up on screen.

And, if you don't see it by the way, you can go up to the window menu and choose the color command. And, notice that I'm seeing the HSB values. Now, you can work any way you want, but if you want to dial in hue saturation and brightness values, then go to the color panel flyout menu. You may see...

Filling and stroking the silhouette
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Filling and stroking the silhouette provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing a Retro-Style Superhero

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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