Using the Path effects


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Using the Path effects

There are often times inside of Illustrator where a regular transformation just isn't good enough. I'm just going to draw a regular ellipse. Let's say I want to actually scale a copy of this ellipse. I have a kind of a flat oval shape over here. So if I were to simply double-click on my Scale tool here and I enlarge this to about say 125% and I'll click on the Copy button. You will notice that yeah it did make the object 125% bigger but because of the way that an oval shape, when it gets scaled it's not necessarily perfectly exact as far as getting the size bigger because you an see that over here the distance between here and here is not the same as it is here and here.

Often whenever you are dealing with shapes that are not perfectly uniform like squares or circles, for example, there are many times when you want, let's say, to create some kind of an outline over the same basic shape but you just want it to be larger. Instead what you need to do is you need to...

Using the Path effects
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Using the Path effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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Illustrator
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