Groups and layers really do matter


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Groups and layers really do matter

In one of my other titles that focus on Illustrator, namely Illustrator CS5 Essential Training, I introduced the concept of working with groups and layers inside of Illustrator. But really, again, it's kind of arbitrary. Inside of Illustrator you don't have to use groups and you don't have to use layers. It's simply a matter of being organized. It's not merely for organizing artwork, but it also allows you to take advantage of a tremendous amount of functionality inside of Illustrator. When it comes to working with drawing inside of Illustrator, I can tell you that the benefits of working with groups and layers do have a lot to do with simple organization inside of your document.

Let's take a look at this piece of art right here. It's a document called MisterZee. And if I look at my Layers panel here, I see that I have a Sketch layer and I also have an Artwork layer. We're going to find out that many times when you're working with sketches inside of Illust...

Groups and layers really do matter
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Groups and layers really do matter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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