Using Offset Path


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Using Offset Path

There are certain times in working with paths that you need to create an offset of that path. Let me explain exactly what I mean. I'm actually working with a file here, if you do have access to the exercise files, go ahead and open up from Chapter 05 the offset_path file. So what I'm doing now is I have this surfboard that I have created and may be I also want to may be on the inside over here create some kind of a design with like a border around it, to kind of comes out to the border just a little bit. So what I really need to do is kind of make a smaller version of the surfboard. However, you may know that when you chart a scale object that is not necessarily uniform in shape, the scale attributes are different from width and height.

So what do I mean by that? Well, if I want to make let's say a smaller version, the surfboard, and we will talk more about how I'm going to do this later on. We are going to learn about the Transformation tools. I'm actually going to...

Using Offset Path
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Using Offset Path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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