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How to create a fading effect on the border of an object, with illustrator


Question

Imagine I have a black disc. I would like to create a gradient around the disc, whose value is white 100% opacity on the border of the disc and white 0% opacity at the end of the gradient.

Now, replace the disc with any other object : I want to do something similar.

Is it possible ?

2013/06/20
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6/20/2013 6:00:00 AM

If you want to fade your object into another colour or background, you can use the Feather tool.

Go to Effect > Stylize > Feather and then play around with the distance, opacity and transparency until you're happy with the result.

Hope this helps.

2013/06/22
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6/22/2013 11:23:00 AM