Adding a path to a Live Paint group


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Adding a path to a Live Paint group

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to introduce a new path outline into an existing Live Paint object. I have saved my progress as eVenn stroke.ai and what I would like you to do if you're working along with me, is direct your attention to the layers panel, twirl open that normal layer and then turn on that heart object, in order to make it active. Now I can take this heart object, this heart path and I can add it to the Live Paint Group just by dragging it and dropping it on to the group it on to the group just as I can with any group inside of Illustrator and then it becomes part of that Live Paint Group.

If I twirl the group open, I can see that heart is now at the top of the stack and then we have Orange, Cyan and Magenta. Now I am looking at this heart and noticing that its stroke is a weak black and everybody else has these nice rich blacks going on. So I could sit here and laboriously with a Live Selection tool which is active for me right now, I could Click and Shift...

Adding a path to a Live Paint group
Video duration: 4m 33s 14h 53m Intermediate

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Adding a path to a Live Paint group provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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