Setting the Raster Effects resolution


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Setting the Raster Effects resolution

In this final exercise of the chapter, I'm going to show you the final Print option inside of Illustrator. It goes by the name Document Raster Effects Settings. Doesn't that sound friendly? I am looking at the skateboard and the surfboard because they have the most clearly delineated drop shadows behind them. I'm going to go ahead and zoom in on the skateboard here. Notice as I zoom in that we are starting to see the drop shadow more and more chunky, you may notice. So the drop shadow is actually declining into this mosaic pattern and that's because it is made of pixels. Reason being because you can't create a soft effect with vectors.

So any of these effects here. If you go to the Effects menu, choose Stylize and any of these middle four, Drop Shadow, Feather, Inner Glow, and Outer Glow, they are all fuzzy effects. Also fuzzy are the Blur effects: Gaussian Blur, Radial Blur, and Smart Blur. All of those will create fuzzy edges that can only be represented by Illust...

Setting the Raster Effects resolution
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Setting the Raster Effects resolution provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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