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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 11

Using Filters and Effects

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Applying effects

check Getting to know the Appearance panel

check Discovering graphic styles

check Making artwork 3D

check Playing with additional fills and strokes

check 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).

Working with Effects

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 ...

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