Cutting lines with the Scissors tool


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Cutting lines with the Scissors tool

In this exercise we are going to draw a couple of partial arcs to represent this little line, this little doohickey here under Horus's eye and then we will cut off the extra bits and then in the next exercise, we will join them together. All right, so I'm working in this document right here. If you are of a mind to open my progress so far, the name of my progress document is Arc & spiral.ai and it's found inside the 04_line_art folder. I'm going to switch over here to the Arc tool and I'm going to draw an arc thusly and it happens to be going in right direction. If it isn't for you, of course you would press the F key to switch it.

But this is looking good for me and I'm using the Spacebar to get it aligned properly and I'm just trying to make sure I'm cutting that path which appears red, that it's cutting right through the center of my template item there so that I'm matching the angle of that line. As soon as I release, it should look ...

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 CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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Illustrator
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