Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Blends, Blend Modes, Gradients Premium class

Helen Bradley, Illustrator for Lunch™ & Photoshop for Lunch™

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5 Videos (27m)
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Introduction

      0:58
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Part 1

      5:08
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Part 2

      4:29
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Part 3

      10:09
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Extra video for CS5 and earlier users

      5:53

About This Class

Illustrator for Lunch™ is a series of short video courses you can study in bite size pieces such as at lunchtime. In this course you'll learn to create blends and apply gradients and blend modes to the blended elements. Here is an example of one element we will create in addition to the one on the cover image:

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More in this series:

Illustrator for Lunch™ - On a Safari – Making patterns in Illustrator 

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Retro TV – Draw a Retro TV with Sunburst Background

Illustrator for Lunch™ - In the Kitchen - Cartoon Art with Live Paint

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Let's Go Steampunk - Shapes, Rotation & Textures

Illustrator for Lunch™ - In the Frame – Shapes, Fills, Strokes & Color

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Season's Greetings - Shapes, Brushes, Texture

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Something's Fishy - Appearance Panel fun

Illustrator for Lunch™ – In Your Face – Pen tool practice

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Houndstooth & Rose - Live Trace & Pattern Making

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Road Trip - Custom Brushes & Live Paint

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Doodle-Style Heart - DIY Brushes & Nested Shape

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Watercolor Magic - Type, Downloaded Patterns & Brushes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Going in Circles - Brushes, Blends & Transformations

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Vector Textures - Vectors, Clipping Masks, Pathfinder

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Semi-transparent Flowers - Opacity, Blend Modes, Brushes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Make Art Brushes - Configure, Color & Scale

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Warp Shapes & Text - Envelope Distort, Warp, Gradients

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Clipping Masks, Opacity Masks, Layer Masks

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 3D Extrusion Effects - Text, Shapes & 3D

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Art Using Other People's Art

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Cutout Text Effects - Photos, Pathfinder & Text

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Draw a Vintage Birdcage - Shapes, Transform, Texture

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Faux Tissue Paper Collage - Blending, Texture, Transparency

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Abstract Ombre Background - Color Scheme, Blend, Transform

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Stipple Texture Effect - Grain, Gradients, Blends

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Pattern Know-how - Install, Transform, Recolor

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Neon Effect - Appearances, Graphic Styles, Fonts

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Fun with Scripts - Download, Install, Run

Illustrator for Lunch™ - More fun with Scripts - Text to code, more scripts, more fun (trees too!)

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Banner and Award Badges - Appearance Panel, Masks, Warp

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Fun Effects with Graphic Styles - Appearances, Brushes, Styles

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 4 Exotic Patterns - Quatrefoils, Moroccan Trellis, and Layered Diamond

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Complex Rotated Repeating Patterns Made Easy - Using MadPattern templates

92 of 92 students recommendSee All

Every time I take one of Helen's classes I think it can't get any better, but it always does. This is an awesome class!! I learned so much in less than 30 minutes. She always teaches multiple tips and tricks. Easy to follow instructions.
Fun effect!
Hokuao G.

Reinvent thyself by learning new skills...

Helen's classes are clear and easy to follow. In this class she covers several techniques which will prove useful in a design business as taught and which also ignite ideas for other applications.
Carla Bryant

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Helen Bradley

Illustrator for Lunch™ & Photoshop for Lunch™

Helen teaches the popular Illustrator for Lunch™, Photoshop for Lunch™ and ACR & Lightroom for Lunch™ series of courses. Each course is just the right length to take over a lunch break and is packed with useful and fun techniques. The projects are designed to reinforce what is taught so they too can be easily completed over a lunch hour or two.