Mixing gradients with blend modes


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Mixing gradients with blend modes

All right, one gradient out of the way, two more to go inside of this eye shape here. Each one of the gradients is going to cover up the gradient below it, so we need to create some kind of interaction between the gradients and we are going to do so using a Blend mode. I've saved my progress as First eye gradient.ai. I have the right-hand eye shape selected with my Black Arrow tool. I am going to move over to the Appearance panel, and if you can't see it onscreen, go to the Window menu and choose Appearance or press Shift+F6, and then I want you to go ahead and click on the existing Gradient Fill, notice that we have one fill, which is Radial gradient; we don't have any stroke, and the Radial gradient is covering up the Drop Shadow below it.

Now we want to add yet another radial gradient and I am going to do that by dropping down to the Add New Fill icon. I can click on that icon or I can press its keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+Slash, or Cmd+Slash on the Mac, in order to create a du...

Mixing gradients with blend modes
Video duration: 6m 11s 14h 53m Intermediate

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Mixing gradients with blend modes 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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