Mapping symbols onto 3D surfaces


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Mapping symbols onto 3D surfaces

As you can see I have escaped out of the dialog box just so I can take a moment to save a progress file, and it's called Stem and symbols.ai. I will go ahead and marquee that Half an apple once again. Go to the Appearance panel and click on 3D Revolve, in order to bring up 3D Revolve Options dialog box. I will click on Map Art, and we will see that the first surface is that right Half of the apple right there. So I will go ahead and bring up the symbol popup menu and then I will scroll down to the symbols that I created and click on right half. Notice that the symbol appears automatically aligned to that surface, and the reason they're so well aligned with each other is, because they're ultimately the exact same shape.

However, that may not be the way it is for you. You may be trying to map very large pieces of artwork onto a surface, what have you. So you may need to scale the symbol. You can do so by dragging these bounding box handles right there. You can also drag outside of...

Mapping symbols onto 3D surfaces
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Mapping symbols onto 3D surfaces 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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