Match Perspective with the Shear Tool in Illustrator CS5


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Matching perspective with the Shear tool

I've saved my progress as Bad right side.ai. And in this exercise, we are going to go ahead and take this Bad right side and make it good. So what I have done, I have got my White Arrow tool selected and I have clicked on one of the offending points here, and then I Shift-clicked on the other. And you can see that these corners are way too high, so the apex of the roof is just fine, the base of the shape is fine as well, because this little gaff right here is covered up by the baseboard; however these points will never do. And I can go ahead and adjust them in perspective.

I can actually transform them in perspective using the Shear tool which is available from the Scale tool flyout menu. Now I was showing you how to use this tool to create isometric projections way back at the beginning of this chapter. It is not a perspective grid savvy tool, I want to emphasize that, however, it does a great job of simulating perspective on the fly and I will show you what I mean. What you have got to...

Matching perspective with the Shear tool
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Matching perspective with the Shear tool 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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