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Visual QuickStart Guide Illustrator CS2 for Windows and Macintosh by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 20. Effects & Filters

In this chapter, after learning the differences between filters and effects, you’ll learn how to apply a few of them specifically, add effects to a graphic style, rasterize a path to prep an object for applying filters, and use the Filter Gallery and Effects Gallery. You can also browse through our compendium of Photoshop filters and follow our detailed instructions for applying the 3D effects.

Effects and Filters: An Overview

Effects and filters apply distortion, texture, color adjustment, 3D, artistic, shape, and stylistic changes to objects and images, with results ranging from subtle to marked. Many of the filters on the Filter menu have matching counterparts on the Effect menu . In fact, the Filter and Effect menus ...

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