How To: Create a 3D sphere & reflection in Illustrator

Create a 3D sphere & reflection in Illustrator

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a 3D sphere and reflection in Adobe Illustrator. Begin by using the ellipse tool and create a circle. Select the black and white gradient, and drag the colors that you want into the gradient panel. Now hold the Alt key and draw a smaller circle inside. Fill it with white/transparent gradient. Select the sphere and go to Object/Group. Now go to Effect/Distort and Transform/Transform. Tick the Preview and Reflect Y, insert 1 copies box and select a small rectangle in the middle of the bottom row. Then double-click the empty space in the Transparency box. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy editing images and would like to learn how to create a 3D sphere with a reflection.

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