Drawing closed path primitives


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Drawing closed path primitives

Let's draw some shapes. In this video we are going to focus on drawing closed path shapes. Mainly the shapes that can be drawn with these tools over here are grouped with the Rectangle tool, Rectangle tool, the Rounded Rectangle tool, the Ellipse tool, Polygon tool and Star tool. To be honest with you I am not really sure why the Flare tool is here, but we're going to focus on these other five tools in this movie. Let's get started first by creating a new document. I will create a new print document and I will just make sure that it's a wide orientation just so it fits the screen little bit better here and we can get started.

Now when you have the Rectangle tool selected you will see a little crosshair that appears on your screen. This defines the point of where your rectangle will get started from when you start drawing. For example, if I click now and drag my mouse out you'll see that I am now drawing a rectangle but I started from that point where I clicked. It has ...

Drawing closed path primitives
Video duration: 11m 38s 10h 37m Beginner

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Drawing closed path primitives provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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