Making a transparent gradient


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Making a transparent gradient

In this exercise we're going to create the highlight on top of the pupil using yet another gradient, and this time we won't be using a Blend mode, instead we're going to create a gradient that starts off opaque and ends up trailing away to transparency. But before we go there, we need to go ahead and replicate this three-gradient eye that I've created onto the left- hand side, and it's found inside this progress file called Three-gradient eye.ai. I'm going to select this white eye over here on the left-hand side and I'm just going to delete it, by pressing the Backspace key or the Delete key on the Mac.

And then I'll select the right-hand eye, the one that I want to duplicate, and I'm going to press Ctrl+Semicolon or Cmd+Semicolon on a Mac in order to bring up my Guides. I'll press the O key in order to get the Reflect tool, and then I'll Alt+click or Option+click on that Vertical Guide to bring up the Reflect dialog box. Go ahead and select Vertic...

Making a transparent gradient
Video duration: 6m 42s 14h 53m Intermediate

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Making a transparent gradient 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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Design
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Illustrator
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