Duplicating shapes along an angled line


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Duplicating shapes along an angled line

In this movie, we'll create the ball at positions 1, 2, and 5. We'll address positions 3 and 4 in the next movie. I'll go ahead, and switch over to my document so far, and click on the one and only ball with the Black arrow tool. And now, I'll drag it by it's bottom anchor point. This is very important. So, that it snaps into alignment with the middle of the top of the triangle like so. Now we want to create a duplicate of the ball. So, before you release, go ahead and press and hold the alt key, or the option key on the Mac.

And then release the mouse button like so. The next step is to rotate the ball into the proper position so that it's what's known as tangent. To this edge right there. It means it's just barely touching. And we'll do that by selecting the rotate tool, which you can get by pressing the R key. Then alt or option click on that bottom anchor point, and you want to set the angle value to 30 degrees in order to match the angle of that edge, and then go ...

Duplicating shapes along an angled line
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Duplicating shapes along an angled line provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing and Animating a Mind-Bending Illusion

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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