Everything you've always wanted to know about gradients in Adobe Illustrator but were afraid to ask. This extended video tutorial covers a wide variety of topics including basic gradient tools (0:30), the appearance pannel and multiple gradient fill layers (2:30), creating gradients with the blending tool (3:45), gradient strokes (6:30), gradient mesh (7:45), using gradients with type (14:00), wrapping gradients with envelope distort (16:30), and using opacity masks.
Rune Madsen took to Heroku's Waza 2013 stage to present, "Printing Code: Programming and the Visual Arts." For more on Waza visit waza.heroku.com/2013.
ABOUT MADSEN: Rune Madsen is a computational artist working in the fields of programming and graphic design. His work includes both physical and digital projects ranging from print design and gallery installations to data visualizations, online new media and interactive visuals for performers. A former developer for the New York Times, he's currently doing R&D projects for O'Reilly Media, while teaching graduate classes at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. Ping Rune at @runemadsen.