Adobe Flash

Apply the finishing touches

To complete the illustration, you will apply two more linear gradients: one to the white circle on the eight ball and one to make a highlight on the top of the eight ball.

Apply a gradient to the white circle on the eight ball

Next you will add a gradient to the white circle on the eight ball graphic.

  1. Select the Selection tool from the Tools panel.

  2. Double-click the eight ball group to edit the group.

  3. Double-click the white circle group.

  4. Select the white circle shape.

  5. In the Color Mixer panel, assign the white circle shape a linear gradient by selecting Linear from the Type menu.

  6. Select Non repeating from the Overflow menu.

  7. Drag the left gradient color swatch all the way to the left and double-click it.

  8. Select the color white (#FFFFFF) from the Color Picker.

  9. Set the Alpha value for the white color swatch to 100%.

  10. Drag the right color swatch all the way to the right and double-click it.

  11. Select the color black (#000000) from the Color Picker.

    Set the Alpha value for the black color swatch to 100%.

    Your gradient settings should match those in the following illustration:

    The Color Mixer with the correct settings for the gradient on the white circle

  12. Select the Gradient Transform tool from the Tools panel.

  13. Drag the Gradient Rotate handle approximately 120° clockwise.

    The gradient rotated 120°

  14. Select the Selection tool in the Tools panel.

  15. Double-click the Stage twice to exit the white circle group and the eight-ball group.

  16. Select File > Save to save your FLA file.

by BrainBellupdated
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