How To Outline Strokes In Illustrator Cs6


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Outlining strokes

Once you've completed your artwork inside of Illustrator, especially if you've been using strokes, one of the things you might want to do is gain full editable control over those strokes. Or if you get artwork from someone else, and you can figure out exactly what's happened to the strokes that have been applied, chances are they've used something called outlining. And that's what we are going to focus on in this movie. Basically you can think of outlining as a way of taking a stroke, from just being something that flows along the path and turning it into its own separate object.

So for instance, when I select this leaf over here on the left, let's zoom in so I can see exactly what's going on. When I have this selected, I only have control over the path, that's the blue line that you see in between the stroke. The stroke actually doesn't exist as its own object. It's a piece of this object. It's actually an attribute that's applied to it. But w...

Outlining strokes
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Outlining strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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