Work with drop shadows Illustrator


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Working with drop shadows

Now that we've seen the layout of the Stylism panel. Let's see how to use the controls that are attached to objects in the document. We'll start with Drop Shadow. To apply a drop shadow effect to this star with stylism, I'll first select the star, and then click the Drop Shadow button in the Stylism panel. This automatically switches me to the Stylism tool, and applies the default drop shadow. The same thing I get by choosing Effect> Stylize > Drop Shadow. But the key difference is that with Stylism, I have these intuitive controls right on the object that I can use to adjust the effect instead of these numbers in the dialog box.

But you have all the same things that are in the dialog box. So for example, here's the Blend Mode control, currently set to Multiply. Here's the Opacity control, the Offset, the Blur, and the Color. So, let's use these Stylism controls. I'll cancel out of the dialogue box, and as I move my cursor over any of these controls, I can see the ...

Working with drop shadows
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Working with drop shadows provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Up and Running with Astute Graphics for Illustrator

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