Replicating and reshaping segments


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Replicating and reshaping segments

All right, so I have gone ahead and traced the left side of this creature's formidable head here, his right side of course. As well as the series of four of these spikes or scales or whatever they are and I have gone ahead and saved off my illustration thus far as the Sharp scales.ai found inside the 09 Pen tool folder. Now wouldn't it be nice if we could take some of the scales that we have drawn and go ahead and replicate them in order to create some more of these scales, more of these spikes. And truly we can, there are ways to shortcut things in Illustrator so the shortcut we will take one that we will further our understanding of the program.

So, I'm going to go ahead and armed with my White Arrow tool drag across these scales like so, in order to enclose a bunch of the points. Actually let's go ahead and zoom in so we can see them more closely. Now, I want to copy these spikes and replicate them, but the way I have done it so far you will notice that I got this anc...

Replicating and reshaping segments
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Replicating and reshaping segments 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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Design
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Illustrator
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