Quick Design Tips – Flat Long Shadows in Adobe Illustrator
We continue with our tradition to post quick design tips to help you enhance your skills or just learn something new. This quick tutorial is about creating flat long shadows in Adobe Illustrator. You need just 10 minutes of your time and some basic skills to make these lovely flat shadows.
Software: Adobe Illustrator
Skill Level: Basic
Time Completion: 10mins
Within the flat design trend on the rise at the moment, especially in this world of the web, one thing that stands out is the use of long flat shadows, particularly for small UI elements and icons. These shadows have a characteristic 45º angle below the horizontal axis and a gradient color close to the background shade can be applied.
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