Drawing circular stroke elements


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Drawing circular stroke elements

In this movie, we are going to create a roof for the engineer as well as these various circular elements such as the smokestack and the bell, and we will be creating those circular elements using a convert to shape effect. So I will go ahead and switch over to my illustration in progress. The train is selected so I can go about my merry way adding new strokes here inside the Appearance panel. I will go ahead and click on the top stroke to make it active and let's start with that engineer's roof. Now this stroke happens to be exactly the right color, so I will go ahead and duplicate it by clicking on the Page icon at the bottom of the panel.

It needs to be much thicker however, so I am going to change the line weight to 82 points, then I will go ahead and twirl open this stroke. Click on Transform. We don't need to move this object vertically at all, so I will change the Vertical Move value to 0. I am also going to turn on the left point inside the Reference Point Matrix. Tur...

Drawing circular stroke elements
Video duration: 10m 13s 11h 2m Advanced

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Drawing circular stroke elements provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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