Building an interlocking element


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Building an interlocking element

All right gang. Now, it's time to put together one of these three pronged hooks and actually we're going to start by building just one of the three prongs that we'll use over and over again to build the other shapes. I've gone ahead and saved my progress as Six-pointed star.ai and we're working on a core design layer. We're looking at the template layer in the background. Now, none of these objects is particularly hard to draw. They are just free formed polygons, right. So we could just click, click, click with the Pen tool, if we wanted to. Problem is how do we ensure that we click at exactly the right points because after all these guys have to be exactly the same length and size and everything in order to interlock properly and if we get anything even slightly wrong, then everything goes kaflooey essentially. So we need this segment right there to be exactly the same length as this segment and this segment and this segment, and so on and each of the points h...

Building an interlocking element
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Building an interlocking element provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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