Creating a Quick Night Scene in Illustrator CS3

This tutorial is a small journey through the steps of creating a night scene in the city. Draw a rectangle. Open the Gradient palette. Choose a gradient colour as shown below. Set the Angle of the rectangle to 90 degrees. Lock the current layer. Create a new layer. Make the ruler visible by pressing Control+R. Drag the ruler line to the middle with the lightest area of the rectangle. Draw Continue Reading