Drawing closed-path primitives


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Drawing closed-path primitives

All right, so we are ready to go ahead and start drawing some graphics inside of Illustrator. I want to start off just by creating a regular print document with one artboard, click OK and now I'll get the screen here. We are going to start off by using the primitive shape tools inside of Illustrator. Now when I say primitive I don't mean that they are not modern. I mean that they are creating primitive type shapes meaning rectangles, squares, circles so on and so forth. Those can act as the basic building blocks of any illustration. Now once we are comfortable using those tools, we move on to using some of the tools that allows (ph ) to create freeform graphics. I'm going to start off by creating closed paths.

Remember we discussed the ability in Illustrator to have really two types of paths. Open paths and closed paths. I'm going to start off by creating closed paths, which are ellipses or circles and ovals, rectangles. So on and so forth. So I'm going over my toolba...

Drawing closed-path primitives
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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 CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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