Drawing a continuous arc


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Drawing a continuous arc

Now that we have seen how to draw a straight line, I'm going to show you how to draw a curved arc. So go ahead and select the Arc tool either from this little torn out menu or from the flyout menu right here. You can click and hold on Line Segment tool and then choose the Arc tool if you like. Notice what happens if I go ahead and Deselect everything inside the illustration now. So I'll go up to the Select menu and I'll choose Deselect or I could press Ctrl+Shift+A, Command+ Shift+A on the Mac. I'm working, by the way, inside of The Template.ai file, which is found inside of the O4_line_art folder. The only difference between that file and the one that you see on screen is this vertical line right here.

Now, since I eye drop the attributes that are associated with the other lines inside the Template layer, those attributes now become my default attribute. The last attributes you used become your default attributes for future objects. So notice we have a black Stroke, its ...

Drawing a continuous arc
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Drawing a continuous arc provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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