The Selection Limits Merge options


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The Selection Limits Merge options

I've gone ahead and saved my progress as Painted pony.ai and now the question for this exercise is how do you go about adding to a rear object in the stacking order with the Blob Brush? How do you add paint to that object at the back of the stack? The answer is to select the object but we have to do a little upfront work. The first thing I'm going to do is select this little this path that I painted in front of the shoulder blade, and I'm going to press the Backspace key or the Delete key to get rid off it. Then I'm going to select the larger brown shape like so.

Let's go over to the Blob Brush and double-click on it to bring up the Blob Brush tool Options dialog box and then I want you to turn on Selection Limits Merge, which is really going to do us a lot of good. Thanks to the fact that this path is selected we'll be able to add to it. Now it's going to get deselected every time we get down painting on it. So it's tempting to turn On Keep Selected, b...

The Selection Limits Merge options
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The Selection Limits Merge options provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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