Blending the grill lines in Illustrator


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Blending the grill lines in Illustrator

In this movie, we'll be blending all of the grill lines here inside Illustrator, with the exception of those that appear in the character's face. Now, the first thing that you want to do is press Ctrl+A or Cmd+A on a Mac to select all of the paths. And notice that they've all come in as compound paths. Which we can tell because we're seeing the words Compound Path on the far left side of the control panel. We don't want those, so go up to the Object menu, choose Compound Path, and choose Release, in order to break up those compound paths, so that everybody's a plain old path outline.

Again, as indicated by the word, Path, on the far left side of the control panel. Now, I'll go ahead and click off the paths, to de-select them. And, I'm going to create a copy of the this edges layer, just so I don't mess it up. By going to the Layers panel flyout menu and choosing Duplicate Edges. And we'll create a copy of that layer. I'll turn off the original and then I'...

Blending the grill lines in Illustrator
Video duration: 9m 42s 4h 57m Intermediate

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Blending the grill lines in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing a Retro-Style Superhero

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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