Selecting and scaling independent segments


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Selecting and scaling independent segments

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to select and scale independent segments inside of Illustrator. It's pretty easy to do and you can accomplish some amazing effects as you are about to see. I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as Merged strokes.ai found inside the 10_select_enhance folder and here is what I would like you to do. Go ahead and for now turn off this All objects layer in order to hide it and we're going to want to be able to see this Final Lace layer and the Circles layer, the Just circles layer at the same time, except this is pretty confusing to see them both on top of each other.

So make sure Just circles is turned on and then let's convert Final lace into a tracing template by unlocking it for the moment, meatballing the entire layer by clicking on that circle right there and then I'm going to go on to the Control palette and change the Opacity to 25%. Now we can tell the difference and then go ahead and lock the layer back down o...

Selecting and scaling independent segments
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Selecting and scaling independent 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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