Defining perspective grids


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Defining perspective grids

One of the exciting new features added to Illustrator CS5 is something called Perspective Drawing. It basically gives you the ability to define a Perspective Grid in your document and then draw artwork in Perspective, and also take two-dimensional art and map those to these perspective planes. However, before we start drawing in Perspective, let's take a look at how these Perspective Grids work inside of Illustrator CS5. I'll get started by creating a new document. In this case, I'll just choose a Print Document profile, and I'll also make sure, right now, that my Orientation is set to Wide, only because it will give us more room to take a look at our Perspective Grid.

Let me click OK to create this new document. Now, every document that you have inside of Illustrator has the capability of containing one single Perspective Grid. You can't have multiple grids, just one at a time. And the way that you actually create this grid, or should I say actually turn on the grid, is ...

Defining perspective grids
Video duration: 7m 48s 2h 0m Intermediate

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Defining perspective grids provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 New Features

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Design
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Illustrator
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