Adobe Illustrator Tutorial adding Gradients

In Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials by Jason Secrest

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial adding Gradients.

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial adding Gradients will follow a simple process of inking using the pen tool, adding custom brushes, and adding flat color using live paint. In this easy to follow step by step tutorial we will be going through our resource document to build our character and practice using the pen tool, live paint, and gradients.

Flat Color

Using live paint is a fast way of getting down flat color without having to use pathfinder to create shapes.

Cast Shadows

The knife tool is a fast and easy way for beginners to cut into their existing shapes to add cast and drop shadows within their characters.


We will be adding linear and radial gradients and go through how to edit and change direction with the gradient menu and tool.

Adding Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

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