Basic artwork mapping


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Basic artwork mapping

One of the coolest things about working with 3D inside of Illustrator is the capability to take artwork, which is two-dimensional and then wrap it around the surface of a 3D object. That method is called Artwork Mapping. There are a few ground rules that you have to have in place before you can start doing Artwork Mapping though. Rule number one is you obviously need to first create a 3D object. Second of all, in order to map artwork onto a 3D surface, any mapped artwork must first be defined as a symbol. So we already know how to create symbols and define our own symbols. You will notice that in this document here it's called the artwork_mapping and you will find it inside of Chapter 14 of your exercise files. If I go to my Symbols panel, you will see that I have a symbol here called Highway Surf and the another one called Groundswell Logo and we are going to use these symbols and place them onto the surfboard here, which will turn it to 3D.

So for now I'm going to close the Sy...

Basic artwork mapping
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Basic artwork mapping provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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