Outline Art With Offset Path, Pathfinder Add in Illustrator


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Outlining artwork with Offset Path and Pathfinder Add

You know, sometimes you take a look at all the effects that appear inside the Effect menu and you ask yourself, when would I ever need, or when would I ever use some of these? Like for example, there is a whole bunch of Pathfinder effects here. Now I use Pathfinder effects when I am trying to build artwork, but when would I want to use Pathfinder as a Live Effect? Well, in this movie, I am going to show you exactly why you might want to do that. Now we have some artwork here in this document that's called outlines.ai, and I have two graphic elements here: I have these flowers over here in the top and I have some text in the bottom as well.

Now sometimes you want to create an outline around your artwork, and we already discussed that when you have a group, you have the ability to apply your stroke to a group. Now if you want just the stroke to appear around just the perimeter of our artwork, we learned the technique that we can actually take the stroke and drag it beneath the contents i...

Outlining artwork with Offset Path and Pathfinder Add
Video duration: 5m 36s 5h 7m Intermediate

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Outlining artwork with Offset Path and Pathfinder Add provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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