Cutting lines with the Scissors tool


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Cutting lines with the Scissors tool

In this exercise we're going to draw this little doohickey right here to the left of the vertical line, and I'm working along inside The template.ai document. Again if you've been working inside of your original Horus.ai file, that's even better. And the reason I have this little doohickey here is because that's the way it is in the original Horus design. The Egyptians drew it this way. Don't know why but I'm following their lead here and it affords us a really great opportunity. We're going to be drawing this line as a combination of two arcs that we're going to have to cut into pieces and then join together.

So really wonderful thing actually. Bless those Egyptians. They prepared us for learning how to draw inside of Illustrator just wonderfully. So I'm going to grab my Arc Tool right here. And then I'm going to draw from here on up like this, and if you need to press the F key in order to flip that arc, by all means do. I just want to make ...

Cutting lines with the Scissors tool
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Cutting lines with the Scissors tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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