Quick Tutorial: Adding Gradients to Text

I’m sure a bunch of you have seen this technique before in other blogs or are already aware of adding gradients to text, but it is worth mentioning for those that don’t know this technique. Moreover, I found that adding an extra step to this known technique, enables you add transparent gradients to text in Illustrator CS4 while still keeping the text editable! The Problem: Adding Gradients to Text There are only a couple easy steps to adding gradients to text. In Illustrator, you can’t apply a gradient to text the way you normally add gradients to other objects. You can Outline the (Read more...)