Add stipple shading to artwork

Add stipple shading to artwork

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In this quick tip we’re going to add some stipple shading to our artwork with the Stipplism Plugin.

➡️ Draw out an ellipse (L)

➡️ Apply a linear gradient

➡️ Change the angle of the gradient (G)

➡️ Navigate to Effect > Stipplism > Stipple

➡️ The Stipple popup window will appear

➡️ Select the Scale Dots by Tone option, and click OK

➡️ You can continue to adjust your gradient to reposition the scale of dots

➡️ The darkest point will have the most stipples

➡️ To make changes to the Stipple, click the Stipple Effect in the Appearance panel

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