N.S.L: WEEK 33 – Ai Gradients

I decided it was time to jump into some Gradients in Illustrator when I was at the Digital Media Artist meetup. Channa Messer was a presenter and she showed us a really cool way to add a gradient to text while still keeping it fully editable, AWESOME! I realized I kinda shy away from the gradient tool in Illustrator… I’d have to say because I can’t control it as easy as the one in Photoshop. Thanks to Deke, I got to see what these gradients can do in Ai.

Here’s my basic outline:

Then I laid out where the gradients should go:

and this is how gradients can make something lame look really cool:

Font created by: Freehand Profit



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