Saving appearances with graphic styles


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Saving appearances with graphic styles

We've already seen that using appearances allows us to create very nice designs. For example, right here I've created a shape and I've used multiple stroke attributes to get this beautiful border. However, you can quickly see how this can reveal some kind of a problem inside of Illustrator. For example, maybe I want to use this exact same border on multiple objects inside of my design. As I see over here in this file called styles.ai, I have three flower designs at the bottom of my document, and maybe I want each of those flowers to have that same type of nice border.

Do I have to start selecting each of those flowers and apply multiple strokes and change the settings of each of those strokes? That can get tedious in a hurry. So what we want to do is become more efficient by actually saving appearances as something called graphic styles. With graphic styles, we can easily apply the same appearance to multiple objects inside of our documents. Now, I'm going to start off by act...

Saving appearances with graphic styles
Video duration: 6m 54s 5h 7m Intermediate

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Saving appearances with graphic styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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