I am trying to figure out how to make this shadow effect like on the attached image. I am an extreme novice using illustrator and can do a little better in Photoshop. I have already created the solid black tribal design in illustrator using paths and live paint. Now I need the white outline which then turns into a shadow that fades back to white again. Hope that is explained well. Not sure if this should be done in illustrator or photoshop.
Any direction would be great. Thanks in advance.