Reflecting and skewing objects


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Reflecting and skewing objects

We have covered three Transformations until this point; Moving, Rotating, and Scaling, and those are probably the ones that you use most often. However, there are two additional Transforms that are available inside of Illustrator. One of them is called Reflecting, the other one is called Skewing or Sharing. Let's take a look at both of those. I'm using the same transforming_objects file that we have been using so far in this chapter. I'm going to go ahead and click on this body outline right here. If I go here to the Rotate tool and I click and hold my mouse button down on it, I see that there is another tool here called the Reflect tool; the keyboard shortcut for that is the O key.

When I go ahead and specify an Origin Point, let's say right now it's in the center, I can click and drag and choose to reflect an option that's right there. Let me click Undo for a second here. It really makes a lot of sense when you are using the Reflect tool to define another point...

Reflecting and skewing objects
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Reflecting and skewing objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Illustrator
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