Illustrator CS5: Intro to Stacking


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Stacking

In Illustrator, we now know that you actually draw these objects made up of paths and anchor points and then you apply appearances to make it look the way that you want it to. But as you draw new objects, they are always applied in your document in a certain way. As you draw new arts, each piece of art gets added on top of the previous piece of art. This is something what we call an object stacking order. Objects by default always get drawn on top of previously drawn objects. Now it doesn't obliterate the object beneath it.

In other words, it's as if they're kind of on two separate layers. I can still continue to move one of the objects on top without disturbing or destroying the object beneath it, but each time I create a new piece of art, that art gets added towards the top of the stacking order. For example if I would draw now a third flower, that flower be drawn on top of the second one. Now, when I'm using Illustrator, I do have the ability to make adjustments to the...

Stacking
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Stacking provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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