Making a blend with the Blend tool


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Making a blend with the Blend tool

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to use the Blend tool, which is another way to create blends inside of Illustrator. I haven't been too keen on the Blend tool for a few years because it's been buggy. They had some problems with it. But they seemed to have largely fixed the problems inside of Illustrator CS4, so let's give it a go. I've gone ahead and reinstated the original version of Lone ghost.ai, so you can go ahead and open that up as well. I'm going to scroll down to the bottom of the Layers palette, and Alt-click or Option-click in the Lock Column in front of the Backdrop layer to lock everybody but backdrop.

Then I'm going to go ahead and scroll- open Backdrop, I'm going to select the rectangle. Let's go ahead and switch that to green once again, so that we can see the difference between it and the Blend we're about to create. Then I'll turn on my objects and I'll meatball them, to make them active. And now let's go ah...

Making a blend with the Blend tool
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Making a blend with the Blend tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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