Editing anchor points


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Editing anchor points

I have always felt that one of the best ways to learn just about anything is to reverse engineer something that already exists. In that way you could really see how something was created, and more importantly learn from that particular experience. That certainly applies to editing vector paths. Now what I have done here in this file it's called Editing Points and you will find it in the Chapter 05 of your exercise files, is I have taken just a regular letter B from a type face and I have converted it to outlines or to vectors, and if I go ahead and I select it right now, you will see that all the anchor points appear here on the path.

Well, one of the first things I want to do is, a. get an idea for where the anchor points are, remember, one of the challenges of using the Pen tool is just getting that feel or being able to anticipate where the anchor points belong on a path. So as you can see over here the anchor points obviously are on the corners here, that should be easy enough ...

Editing anchor points
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Editing anchor points 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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