Creating a path that overlaps itself


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Creating a path that overlaps itself

In this exercise I am going to show you how to build an object so that it can overlap itself and basically this is a matter of taking the object, busting into pieces very deliberately by the way and then putting it back together again after outlining the strokes. I have saved my progresses Back to square one.ai and here's what we are going to do, you should have the live paint # 2 layer active, go ahead and click on the not object and before we started just going to help if we get the colors roughed in a little. So we can tell these objects apart from each other, so with this first object selected here go upto to the Stroke swatch here in the Control panel and change the Stroke to Green and then I want to grab the circle and change its Stroke to orange, again we are just doing this so we can keep out object straight.

Then go ahead and click on the green path outline and we need to bust this object apart into three pieces. Again, because it's a repeating series of three different p...

Creating a path that overlaps itself
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Creating a path that overlaps itself 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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