Learn how to create realistic looking popcorn using gradients in this illustrator tutorial. I will also teach you how to create a transparency glass bowl using illustrator built in effects in this tutorial. After learning these techniques, you will be able to use gradients to create volume for objects. You will also be able to create transparency glass effect after this tutorial. Simple and fun tutorial for beginners.
15. Apply Inner Glow and choose the settings below.
16. Open up Transparency window apply Screen and reduce Opacity to 47% to create the glass effect.
17. We will move on to create highlights for the bowl to make it look more realistic. Draw the shape below and fill it with black. Apply Darken and set Opacity to 5%.
18. Draw another highlight shape on the right and fill it will linear gradient from white to black. Set Opacity to 8% and change it to Multiply.
19. Draw the next highlight shape near the top of the bowl. This time apply a radial gradient and set it to Screen.
20. Now, draw the shadow at the base of the bowl and apply a linear gradient to it. Set it to Multiply and Opacity to 30%.