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Effects, Part 1

  • Gradient is a smooth transition from two or more colors in an object.
  • A Blend are transitional objects between two objects.
  • Transparency refers to the opacity level of the object and path.
  • Combine, delete and intersect objects.
  • A Clipping Mask is an object that hides all except the contents behind the object shape.

Effects, Part 1

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:07
  • Gradients 0:35
    • Applying Gradient to Shapes
    • Applying Gradient to Strokes
  • Gradient Mesh Tool 11:33
    • Create Gradient Mesh
    • Adding Colors Demonstration