Day Ninety-Six

Today I got through most of lesson 6 of the video training for Adobe Illustrator.

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I leaning how to properly use the direct selection tool, you select it, keyboard command A.

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You click the object and select one of the anchor points and use the points it gives you to drag and move the section of the object.

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I learned how to group separate object within one document. You use the lasso tool and draw a selection around just the middle row and then press command G. And then you can use shift click to just select the middle row and then you press Command G to group. and so the same for the outer layer.

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I learned how to duplicate an object with a document, you use the selection tool and then you also press the option key at the same time and drag. and to just make several in a row you would press command d.

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I also learned how to use the Rotation tool, you get the selection tool and select an object and then you press R and make the center anchor point where you want it and it will move along the point.

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I then made a tiny line and use the duplication technique to make them go all around the clock, I used the selection tool to select the line and then I got the rotation tool and selected it and I put the anchor point in the middle of the clock and then duplicated it around it.

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I also learned how to distort object, I used the rectangle tool and then I used the free transform tool and moved the anchor points to move the shapes look.




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