October 11, 2012
Tutorial: Gradients Galore in Illustrator
Looks like a deep & interesting tour from Adrian Taylor. Says Smashing Magazine,
This extended video tutorial covers a wide variety of topics including basic gradient tools (0:30), the appearance pannel and multiple gradient fill layers (2:30), creating gradients with the blending tool (3:45), gradient strokes (6:30), gradient mesh (7:45), using gradients with type (14:00), wrapping gradients with envelope distort (16:30), and using opacity masks.