Creating curves with the Reshape tool


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Creating curves with the Reshape tool

In the previous movie we saw how we can take some basic shapes like ellipses and by simply rotating them or resizing them in a certain way we can actually get the curves that we need to create some artwork. However, not every curve that I need for my artwork is going to be able to reproduced using some of these basic shapes. Sometimes I need to create more complex curves. Let's take a closer look at Mister Zee here in this file. It's called Sketch3. If I zoom in over here, you can see that I started to create ellipses, so I start creating some of the stripes in the bottom of his belly over here.

But I also have to create this line across the bottom here like this. Now it doesn't really match perfectly just because the nuance is the way that it is that I would be able to use maybe an oval shape to draw that. So I want to create a curve in another way and then if we take a look at some of the other curves here on the body, like for example, this part of the leg. This is a curve t...

Creating curves with the Reshape tool
Video duration: 6m 44s 4h 39m Intermediate

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Creating curves with the Reshape tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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Illustrator
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