Defining groups


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Defining groups

As you begin working with more complex artwork inside of Illustrator you will find it necessary to work with groups. On a superficial level it makes sense to work with groups because it makes it easy to edit your artwork. However in this video I want to focus on some of the core concepts of what a group is, because when we start to understand that we see that there is a far more deeper meaning in using groups. In fact, we will find that we will create groups to help create the kind of artwork that we need. Let's take a closer look. I have this file open here called defining_groups; you can find it inside of Chapter 09 of your exercise files.

I basically have this background that I created, which is locked, so we can't select it. Then I have these two local elements. They are all made up of individual elements. For example, some text, some copy that's been outlined, a couple of shapes here, and an overall white shape in the background. If I go ahead and I click on them to se...

Defining groups
Video duration: 7m 2s 8h 21m Beginner

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Defining groups provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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