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Adobe Illustrator CS3 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 9. Blending Shapes and Colors

Blending Shapes and Colors

Gradient fills are graduated blends of two or more colors. You use the Gradient panel to create or modify a gradient fill. The Blend tool blends the shapes and colors of objects together into a new blended object or a series of intermediate shapes.

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In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

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Create and save gradients.

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Add colors to a gradient.

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Adjust the direction of a gradient blend.

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Create smooth-color blends between objects.

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Blend the shapes of objects in intermediate steps. ...

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