Illustrator Tricks you have learned so far: (a continuously evolving list!)

  • gradient – pull colors into bar w/ shape selected
  • select objects – command g
  • lock selection – under object or command 2
  • change angle of gradient (in left toolbar)
  • opacity – right toolbar
  • click & drag or copy paste, file place t0 insert images
  • align
  • command r = rulers
  • click & drag ruler for guidelines
  • fill – inside color
  • stroke – outside color (double click to change colors)
  • change thickness
  • eye dropper for exact colors
  • object expand – stroke to fill
  • file – export – to save as JPG

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