DAY: 65; Wednesday

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Today I got to Chapter: 22|Lesson: 11 out or 14…

For this lesson I was tasked with creating an Emoji using different gradients and dynamic effects in Illustrator…

Starting off…

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I  chose différent colors for the gradent that was added to this base ellipse..

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I eventually go to this sun looking thing…

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This is the trace image used for comparison.

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After I adjusted the colors a bit…

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I added an eye with a gradient stroke, and a radial type…

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I then copied the eye and added a glossy white gradient to the emoji…

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Next I added back in the guides for the mouth & teeth…

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Then I added the same gradient from the eye to the mouth, and colored the teeth with a [Gray>White>Gray] gradient…

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And finally I added a dark inner glow to the mouth & a light drop shadow behind the teeth to finish the emoji…

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