Gradient Studies II: Metallics

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - student project

The 2nd edition of our Gradient Studies series based on the techniques taught in our class Mastering Gradients in Illustrator.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 1 - student project

Gradient Studies II #01 — Techniques:

  • Radial gradients with offset origin points;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 2 - student project

Gradient Studies II #02 — Techniques:

  • Radial gradients with offset origin points;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 3 - student project

Gradient Studies II #03 — Techniques:

  • Blends between circles filled with the same gradients + Replace Spine;
  • Shadows created with fading out gradients.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 4 - student project

Gradient Studies II #04 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 5 - student project

Gradient Studies II #05 — Techniques:

  • Radial gradients with offset origin points;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient;
  • Shadow created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 6 - student project

Gradient Studies II #06 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient;
  • Shadow created with a fading-out circular gradient;
  • Layered organic shapes with fading-out linear gradients.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 7 - student project

Watch the making of this design (#07) in the bonus video for this class.

Gradient Studies II #07 — Techniques:

  • Multiple fill and stroke gradients;
  • Flares created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 8 - student project

Gradient Studies II #08 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 9 - student project

Gradient Studies II #09 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient.

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 10 - student project

Gradient Studies II #10 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes;
  • Flare created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 11 - student project

Gradient Studies II #11 — Techniques:

  • Gradient meshes & blending modes.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 12 - student project

Gradient Studies II #12 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 13 - student project 

Gradient Studies II #13 — Techniques:

  • Gradient meshes & blending modes.

 

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 14 - student project

Gradient Studies II #14 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes.

Gradient Studies II: Metallics - image 15 - student project

Gradient Studies II #15 — Techniques:

  • Multiple gradients within the shapes;
  • Stroke gradients;
  • Flares created with a fading-out circular gradient.

 

More experiments to come soon! Thanks for watching!;)

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Evgeniya & Dominic Righini-Brand
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