Scale and clone


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Scale and clone

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to use the Scale tool, which is an oldie but goodie tool inside of Illustrator. In fact, I would go so far as to say it is implemented as well as any scale tool in any program. I think it's really great. I have got my Smart Guides on, which are causing a bunch of things to flash here on screen. So I'm going to go ahead and press Ctrl+U or Command+U on the Mac to turn those off. Then I'm going to zoom in on my illustration. Notice that I'm working on the in progress layer, I have already gone ahead and locked down my gray scale tracing template layer, which is called calendar. I have saved my progress as a document called Ready to work.ai found inside the 07_edit_transform folder.

What we are going to do is we are going to take this circle here and we are going to use it to generate yet another circle. Now you may be looking at this graphic thinking, Deke, the last thing this needs is more circles. But if you take a look at ...

Scale and clone
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Scale and clone 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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