Excerpted from The Adobe Illustrator CS6 WOW! Book by Sharon Steuer. Copyright © 2013. Used with permission of Pearson Education, Inc. and Peachpit Press.
Complexity meets simplicity when you use Illustrator’s Appearance panel to design intricate effects, develop reusable styles, and simplify production workflow. For this map of downtown Dixon, Illinois, cartographer Steven Gordon built complex appearances and applied them to objects, groups, and layers.