IN THIS CHAPTER
Getting to know the Appearance panel
Discovering graphic styles
Making artwork 3D
Playing with additional fills and strokes
Creating the illusion of space and distance with the perspective grid
Effects give you the opportunity to make jazzy changes to your Illustrator objects, such as add drop shadows and zigzagged artwork. You can even use Photoshop filters directly in Illustrator. In this chapter, you find out how to apply, save, and edit effects; you also take a quick tour of the Appearance panel (your trusty sidekick when performing these tasks).
Adobe Illustrator offers many artistic and creative effects that you can use to add blurs, drop shadows, inner glows, and more. Effects are connected dynamically to the objects they are applied to. You can add, change, and remove effects at any ...