This video tutorial by Tasktutorial shows you how to create an Apple style bar in Illustrator. First, select the rectangle tool in Illustrator and draw a bar as shown. Now select the path, go to gradient and choose the black and white gradient from the swatches. Select two shades of gray and change the angle to -90 degrees as shown. Tweak the colors and go to effects-stylize and select drop shadow, change the opacity value and select black color, normal blend mode as shown. Select the type tool with Myriad-pro font and insert the text as shown. Apply a white drop shadow along with the same settings to the text.
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