Series rotation (aka power duplication)


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Series rotation (aka power duplication)

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to take an object, namely this guy right there, this group of objects, and duplicated over-and-over again in order to create a pattern of those objects throughout this illustration, and this is alternatively known as Series Rotation or if you prefer Power Duplication. Now the latter, Power Duplication, sounds far sexier, but Series Rotation is more accurate as we will see. I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as Power duplication so as to keep it sexy, there inside the edit_transform folder.

If you are still working along inside that Tonalpohualli document, why then stick with it. All right, then using the Black Arrow tool click inside of this group of objects here in order to select it. And we want to rotate a second version of this object into this location right there, and in order to see what I'm talking about, Ctrl-click or Command- click on the eyeball in front of the progress layer so that you switch that layer to the k...

Series rotation (aka power duplication)
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Series rotation (aka power duplication) 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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