Modifying, aligning, and uniting paths


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Modifying, aligning, and uniting paths

In this exercise, we are going to take the fingers and we are going to combine them with the spiral palm using a sequence of operations. We have to outline the stroke that's associated with the palm, we need to drag down the fingers, we need to align all the points, and then we need to unite the whole thing into one mega shape. If you are working along with me, I've saved my progress thus far as the Better spiral.ai inside the 07_edit_transform folder. I'm going to switch to my black Arrow tool and then I'm going to find and click on the spiral right there. It's currently an open path stroked with a 24 -point line weight. Let's go ahead and convert it to a filled shape by going up to the Object menu > Path > Outline Stroke or taking advantage of that wonderful keyboard shortcut that we created, Ctrl+\. That's Command+\ on the Mac. You can see what easy work that shortcut might have made for us.

Now I'm going to zoom in quite a bit actually on this tr...

Modifying, aligning, and uniting paths
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Modifying, aligning, and uniting paths provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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