Today I finished chapter 12 of the Lynda.com Illustrator CC 2013 Ono-on-One: Intermediate corse.
I Learned to Paste to Back & combine mutable fills to make a …
For this image I finally dealt with the problem of the eight point star blocking every thing & to do that I cut it from the image>Selected the Light Brown/Dark Tan color then right clicked on it and selected the Paste To Back option witch created the image above.
Next I selected the large Light Brown circle>clicked the Card Table Green swatch witch than changed the color & thus finishing that section if the art work.
Next I filled in the aztec gods eyes using a Brown fill, a Black Fill with its saved reduced to 50H|50W, & a White fill offset by Y:-1pt X:-1pt.
And Finally I added a Fill of black & a fill of pail yellow to the glyphs around the edge of the Aztec calendar Off str by Black: Y:-3 & Yellow: Y: -2.5
and here is the finished image for Ch. 12.
And Heres a Beautiful City Skyline…(From Ghost In The Shell 1995)