Using the gradient annotator


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Using the gradient annotator

I have saved my progress as Shiny forehead.ai. In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to the Gradient tool and its partner in crime, the Gradient Annotator. So I'm going to start things off by duplicating the gradient we've already assigned to all the other shapes that require gradients, and they are these. Go ahead and click on anyone of the paths that has a red stroke assigned to it, and then go up to the Select Similar Objects icon up here in the Control panel. Click on the down pointing arrowhead next to it and choose All, just to make sure that you're matching all the attributes, which in this case include both Stroke and Fill Attributes.

We don't want those red strokes, so let's get rid of them now by going up here to the Stroke Swatch in the Control panel and changing it to None. And then I'll press the Enter or Return key in order to get rid of that panel, and I'll Shift+Drag right around this area here, around the nose and the brow, and the m...

Using the gradient annotator
Video duration: 7m 31s 14h 53m Intermediate

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Using the gradient annotator 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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Illustrator
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