Using the Gradient palette


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Using the Gradient palette

I'm still working inside the Ping-pong paddle.ai file that I opened a couple of exercises ago. The only change I've made to this illustration is to add the red color that was already assigned to this ping-pong paddle cushion right here. I added it to the default White to Black gradient, in order to produce this monstrosity that you see before you right now. Now, bear in mind, we're going toward this final effect, so things are going to look much better than they do right now. In the meantime, we're learning. In this exercise, I want to show you how to work with the options inside of the Gradient palette. Now, we've already seen these guys right here. You can click this down pointing arrowhead to choose from the gradients that you've saved to the Swatches palette for this particular illustration.

Next door to that option is an option called Type, and you can select between two types of gradients. This has not changed since Illustrator 5, which is when gradients we...

Using the Gradient palette
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Using the Gradient palette provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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