Realistic Curtain Folds

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Realistic Curtain Folds

Create realistic curtain folds using gradient mesh in illustrator.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-06 04:33:53


This lesson assumes that you already have a basic understanding on how the gradient mesh works. Therefore, we will move on to create a realistic curtain using the gradient mesh.
1. Creating the skeleton

First, we create Rectangle and fill it with red. Select the Mesh Tool and start clicking along the edge of the rectangle. Creating 3 segments close together will give good results as we can simply change the middle segment to black for shadows.    More detail...

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