Cutting and connecting with Scissors and Join


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Cutting and connecting with Scissors and Join

In the last exercise we drew a nose. In this one we are going to draw a mouth. We are going to do it using both the Scissors tool and the Join command working together. So we saw Scissors and Join in the previous chapter. Now we are going to see them joining forces, as it were. So I'm still working inside the Face time.ai file. All I have done is draw a nose so far. I'm going to Ctrl-click or Command-click on the eyeball in front of the My drawing layer, in order to switch this layer in particular, just this one layer, back to the Outline Mode and we are going to draw the mouth.

So again, we are using the Ellipse tool. I cannot stress how very, very useful the Ellipse tool is and I have this love affair with Ellipses in general inside of computer graphics applications, because they are very organic, and they end up doing a pretty good job of tracing a lot of the things we see in the real world. But anyway, I'm just going to go ahead and grab the Ellipse tool here. And this i...

Cutting and connecting with Scissors and Join
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Cutting and connecting with Scissors and Join provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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