Working with gradient dot patterns


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Working with gradient dot patterns

In this movie, I'll show you how to assign and modify one of the custom gradient dot patterns that ships along with Illustrator. Now this, so my text still selected, and I'm looking at the contents of the Appearance panel. I'll go ahead and click on my Fill, to select it, and then I'll click on its dot pattern swatch in order to bring up the pop up panel, and then if you're working along with me, you want to once again click on the Library icon, choose Patterns, choose Basic Graphics. And then, finally, choose Basic Graphics Dots.

And that'll bring up the pop up panel that we saw in the previous movie. Notice these last five swatches here. Each one of them represents a custom gradient dot pattern. So I'll start by selecting the first one, which is 0 to 50% dot gradation. Which is to say that it starts at 0% darkness, and extends to 50% darkness, as expressed, of course, as a half-tone pattern. Now you may wonder why it stops short of the top of the letters. After all that lo...

Working with gradient dot patterns
Video duration: 5m 14s 1h 19m Intermediate

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Working with gradient dot patterns provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing Gradient Dot Patterns with Illustrator

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Design
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Illustrator
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