Detecting gaps in Live Paint groups


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Detecting gaps in Live Paint groups

In the previous movie we saw how we're able to actually take open paths and put them into a Live Paint Group and still be able to fill regions, but in the case here of this ear of Mister Zee we notice that there were certain areas that did not even touch each other, they seem to be open. Meaning there were gaps in my artwork yet I'm still able to apply fill colors to those areas as if they were closed. So what allows that to happen inside of this world of Live Paint? Because if we kind of take a step back for a moment, we can almost start to define some set of loose rules for working with Live Paint.

As we discussed Live Paint allows us to focus more on the visual aspects of artwork. So in others words, we might be able to say that forget about the underlying anchor points and paths, if artwork looks a certain way, if it looks like it's closed then we have the ability to assign a fill color or a fill attribute to that region. But now we see that there are certain areas that a...

Detecting gaps in Live Paint groups
Video duration: 3m 42s 4h 39m Intermediate

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Detecting gaps in Live Paint groups provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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Illustrator
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