The previous tutorial shows you how to make Photoshop
splash graphic, this Illustrator tutorial will show you how to make Illustrator CS2 splash graphic
using the same technique(Blend tool).
1. Create the flower paths First create the paths of the flower with the Pen Tool.
2. Apply Gradient color Select one of the petals, fill it with Radial Gradient (pick
similar colors as shown) and select Multiply in Transparency pallate.
Select the un-filled petals, use the Eyedropper Tool, click on the gradient petal
to copy the fill. You might need to adjust the gradient fill of each petal with the Gradient
3. Filament Create a filament, fill it with Linear Gradient and select Multiply in Transparency pallete.
Then duplicate it.
4. Center Use the Ellipse Tool, make a circle, fill it with Radial Gradient (as
shown) and select Multiply in Transparency pallate.
Final Duplicate the flower and lower the Opacity (Transparency).