Make a Reusable Neon Glow Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Learn to create an easily reusable, color-changing NEON Graphic Style in Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial, I show you how to use the Appearance Panel and a Global Swatch to build this eye-catching neon effect in Illustrator. Check out the full video tutorial here:

Watch step by step as we create this customizable neon glow effect.

Free Neon Lips Starter File Download Link:

Download the Neon Lips Free Starter File here:

Neon Graphic Styles Starter File

Video Tutorial Chapter Links:

00:00 – Intro
00:31 – Preview of Layers to Create the Neon Effect
00:44 – Using the Starter File
01:01 – Using and Creating Global Color Swatches
01:29 – Creating the Neon Tube Effect with the Appearance Panel
03:41 – Creating the Shadow Layer and Effects
04:40 – Creating the Pink Neon Glow Effect Layers
06:30 – Troubleshooting Hard Edges on the Glow Effect
07:03 – Changing the Color of the Neon Glow Effect
07:34 – Saving Graphic Styles for Re-Use

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