Lifting colors from a tracing template


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Lifting colors from a tracing template

I've saved my progress as Modified 8-by- 9 mesh, so called by the way because we now have a total of 8 rows and 9 columns inside of our foremost pepper shape. Now, you may notice that I introduced a few colors at those points at which I clicked. So Illustrator just goes ahead and takes that last used color and throws it in at the new location. So you're going to have to sort of watch what you're doing in the final phase. When you're refining your gradient mesh, you want to be careful that you're not introducing colors without noticing it, because you'll probably want to switch out those colors.

But right now it's not that big a deal, because none of the colors are particularly accurate where the original pepper is concerned. So let's get a sense of how we make them accurate. I'm going to switch over to the layers panel, just so that we can see that I've got the mesh peppers layer on, and the original photograph layer down here at the bottom, it'...

Lifting colors from a tracing template
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Lifting colors from a tracing template provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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