Mapping flat artwork to perspective grids


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Mapping flat artwork to perspective grids

The Perspective Grid feature inside of Illustrator CS5 is fantastic for defining grids and for drawing artwork directly in Perspective. But perhaps one of the most powerful aspects of this Perspective Grid is your ability to take two-dimensional artwork, or artwork that is not attached to any specific plane, and manually attach that artwork to a plane. In other words, create art as you normally would, and then snap it into the right Perspective when required. In addition, you'll find this tremendous amount of functionality built into Illustrator's Perspective Grid for editing artwork that already exists inside of a Perspective.

Let's take a look. In this case, I already have a file that has a Perspective Grid defined and some artwork already drawn. But let's say I want to put some text along the side of this building, maybe like a sign, for example. Well, let's start on a very basic level by just creating some text inside of Illustrator. I'll use my Type tool to sim...

Mapping flat artwork to perspective grids
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Mapping flat artwork to perspective grids provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 New Features

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Design
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Illustrator
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