Gradient strokes


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Gradient strokes

These next two exercises are all about limitations that are associated with gradients, and how you work around those limitations. Which is why I have gone ahead and saved my progress document as Gradient work-arounds.ai. And here is the deal. Even though we have seen just these amazingly powerful features that are associated with gradients and gradient mesh inside of Illustrator CS4, just well beyond anything that you can do in any other application, it's just truly, truly amazing, there are two of the most bizarre limitations ever. I mean in fact when I tell them to you, you might be tempted not even to believe me. Here they are.

You cannot apply gradients to strokes. You can to fills. We have seen many fills. We've seen many fills, you can apply as many gradients as you want to fill so you can stack up gradient on top of gradient on top gradient, but strokes nothing. And then here is the one that's just a baffler. You can't apply gradients to live editable text. Now ...

Gradient strokes
Video duration: 9m 45s 12h 54m Intermediate

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Gradient strokes 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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Illustrator
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