Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes


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Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes

In this movie we'll add a rail along with base plates using a series of seven slightly offset strokes. My path is still selected, so I'll click on the top white stroke in the stack here inside the Appearance panel, and I'll just go ahead and add a new stroke, without anything special going on. I can do that either by clicking on the Add New Stroke icon in the lower left corner of the Appearance panel or pressing its keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+Alt+/ or Cmd+Option+/ on the Mac. Then I'll change the color of the stroke to Light Rail, which is a light shade of gray.

And notice that the stroke is coming in with the dash and gap pattern. I don't want that because there's no gaps in a rail. So I'll click on the word Stroke and turn off the Dashed Line checkbox. Then I'll reduce the line weight to 8 points in order to create this effect here. Now, I'll create a copy of the stroke by clicking on the Page icon at the bottom of the panel and I'll click on the ...

Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes
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Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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