Blend into Everything – “Blending” in Illustrator
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Lesson 1: Radial Blend -- A Dazzling Star6:35
Lesson 2: Line Blend -- A Space Warp9:45
Lesson 3: Spine Blend -- A Spiral Tunnel12:31
Lesson 4: Shady Blends -- Shading, Reflection & Shadows4:49
Still Not Extinct0:14
About This Class
In Illustrator, blending means when one shape gradually transforms into another. The technique has many different uses. You can blend colors as well as shapes. Here’s an overview of the lessons.
The skills covered in this class are the Make Blend command, the Blend Tool, and the Blend Colors command.
I’m assuming you have basic Illustrator ability.
Be sure to view the video on full screen.
I'm using version CS6. If you have a different version it may vary slightly.
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It's a good beginner class, there is just a lack of projects.
I’ve been a freelance graphic designer and logomaniac since the days of B.C. That’s not Before Christ—it’s Before Computers. How many of you colleagues out there remember B.C.? Rubber cement paste-ups, photostats, Linotype, Maylines, adjustable triangles, Letraset, Rubylith overlays, cutting compasses. Yes, positively prehistoric. But it takes a dinosaur to fully appreciate the newfangled wonders of Adobe Illustrator and the iMac. At first I resisted evolution, but after I got a whiff of it I went to the other extreme, and morphed into . . . Logosaurus Rex, DIGITAL Graphic Designosaur. (This whiff sure beats rubber cement inhalation.)