Drawing using shapes


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Drawing using shapes

Now there are times when the easiest way to draw something is just to use a primitive shape. And there are lot's of primitive shapes available to you in illustrator, including the rectangle tool, rendered rectangle tool, ellipse, polygon, star, and flare. We're going to use the ellipse tool and all I'm going to do is just move to the center where I want the eye hold down the Alt key to draw from the center and then hold down Shift to constrain it so that it becomes a perfect circle. Okay, and that places it over the eye, I can just nudge it into position using the arrow keys on the keyboard. Now it's a little bit too perfect for my liking.

So what I'm going to do is apply this nice artistic dry brush stroke to it. It's a little bit too big now I could double-click the brush and edit it that way just that with just the with commander, but really the quickest way is to just go into my strokes settings and to bring that down to about 0.2 should do it. A...

Drawing using shapes
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Drawing using shapes provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the Animated Character Design with Illustrator

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