Is there a blur tool in Illustrator?

Blurring photos in Illustrator is pretty similar to Photoshop. With the image opened or placed inside of Illustrator, select the image on the canvas and choose Effect > Blur > Gaussian Blur .

How do I blur a face in Illustrator?

Effect > blur > gaussian blur. Turn it all the way up. If you want more blur than illustrator gets you, you should take your ai into Photoshop and blur it there.

Why is my Gaussian Blur not working?

Gaussian blur will not work within a selection or alpha lock because it needs the space around the selection to bleed the blur. You will need another layer for the particular component that you want to blur.

Can you blur edges in Illustrator?

Feather the edges of an object

Select the object or group (or target a layer in the Layers panel). Choose Effect > Stylize > Feather. Set the distance over which the object fades from opaque to transparent, and click OK.

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