Using the Reshape tool


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Using the Reshape tool

Okay so I'm still inside the Five fingers.ai document that I opened in a previous exercise and I've moved my fingers around a little bit. I'm now ready to take this clumsy spiral and turn it into a visually pleasing spiral, and by visually pleasing, I mean one that has consistent sort of distance inside of it, consistent spacing between one looping line and the next here. And you might say, Well Deke, why didn't you just draw it right in the first place? And the reason is because I used the Spiral Tool which refuses to draw anything but clumsy spirals, quite frankly.

You frequently have this problem where the spiral starts wide and then gets really thin, and then gets all wide again and that sort of stuff. So thankfully we've got this tool called the Reshape Tool that allows us to adjust spirals and other shapes to make them look better. Unfortunately the Reshape Tool takes a little bit of patience to deal with, as we'll see, but it's great that it's th...

Using the Reshape tool
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Using the Reshape tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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Design
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