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patrick collins
radial gradient in text?
on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:37:03 am

Hi everyone,

I am continuing along on my journey of figuring AI out! So, my next question is, if I make some text, and then go to Object > expand, and then apply a gradient-- when I set it to radial, it does a radial gradient in each individual letter.. How can I make it so that there is one gradual gradient starting within a letter and then expand outwards?

I am basically trying to replicate what I do in photoshop which is:
1. make some text, give it a layer style with a stroke
2. select the pixels of the text
3. create a new layer
4. add a radial gradient over that selection
5. apply some noise to the gradient layer

This gives me an effect like this:
http://collinatorstudios.com/www/hello.png

How is the best way to create something like this in Illustrator? Thank you!

-patrick



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patrick collins
Re: radial gradient in text?
on Oct 26, 2010 at 7:24:56 am

Oh wait.. I see, by using the gradient tool and dragging that over the entire text area, that seems to make it do what I was wanting it to...

-patrick



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