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Effects, Part 2

  • 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 2

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 0:06
  • Blends 0:14
    • Blending Demonstrations
    • Blends & Curve
  • Transparency 4:25
    • Transparency
  • Pattern Fills 6:03
    • Creating a New Pattern
    • Applying The New Pattern
  • Pathfinder Tool 10:21
    • Unite
    • Minus Front
    • Intersect
    • Exclude
    • Divide
    • Trim
    • Merge
    • Crop
    • Outline
    • Minus Back
  • Offset Paths 15:00
    • Offset Paths Demonstration 1
    • Offset Paths Demonstration 2
  • Clipping Mask 18:01
    • Clipping Mask
  • Practice Assignment 21:33