Introducing Envelope Distort


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Introducing Envelope Distort

I've saved my modifications as Shockingly complex starburst.ai. It's found inside the 25_liquify_envelope folder. In this exercise, I am going to introduce you to envelope-style distortions inside of Illustrator, but before I do I want to show you one more Liquify trick. My starburst is selected, by the way. We can't see the edges because I've hidden them. I am going to double-click of the Crystallize Tool icon, and I'm going to decrease both the Width and Height values to 400 points, and then I will click OK. Now check this out. Not only can you click and hold with these tools in order to modify a starburst, but you can also drag, if that appeals to you.

You can make an absolute mess of a perfectly good shape in milliseconds doing so. Now that's not really what I'm looking for, so I will press Ctrl+Z, or Command+Z on the Mac. I will press Ctrl+H, or Command+H, in order to see those selection handles, and then I am going to click and hold for a moment in the cent...

Introducing Envelope Distort
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Introducing Envelope Distort provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design
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Illustrator
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