Understanding object appearance


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Understanding object appearance

As you begin to create and work with more complex artwork inside of Adobe Illustrator, it becomes increasingly more important for you to understand something called object appearance. In this movie, I'm going to be exploring how to decode object appearance and also how to use something called the Appearance panel to gain a better understanding of what's going on inside of your document. So the first thing I'm going to do is create a new document, just going to File > New. And again, the size does not matter, so you just hit OK. And so once we do that, I'm just going to draw out a shape onto my artboard. In this case, I'll draw a circle.

Once I have the circle on my artboard, I'm going to add some things to it. So I'm going to add a gradient fill, and I'll switch to target the stroke, and I'll increase the size of the stroke to something like 10 points. And I'll go up to the Effect menu, add a quick drop shadow, and I'll also go up...

Understanding object appearance
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Understanding object appearance provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator for Web Design

Subjects:
Design Web
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Illustrator
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