Duplicating and replacing instances


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Duplicating and replacing instances

I have saved my progress as Lone tiki.ai. In this exercise we're going to take this one instance and we are going to replicate it, in order to create a vast pattern of instances as you'll see, and we'll be using the Rotate and Scale tools to do that. And then in subsequent exercises, we will take one of the instances and we'll modify it and then we'll update all the other instances and kind. So to start things off, let's go ahead and give this guy a drop shadow, why don't we? By going up to the Effect menu, choosing Stylize and choosing the Drop Shadow command or if you loaded dekeKeys, you can press Ctrl+Alt+E, Command+Option+E on the Mac and I have already dialed in the settings I want to use, and these are them.

So mode is set to multiple color, is set to black, incidentally. And then the Opacity value is 75%, we have got X and Y-Offset value, as well as the Blur value, all of those are set to three points. Click on Preview to see what it looks like, if yo...

Duplicating and replacing instances
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Duplicating and replacing instances provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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