Using the Reshape tool


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Using the Reshape tool

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to take this clumsy spiral here and change it into a more pleasing spiral using the Reshape tool. I'm working inside of a document called Clumsy spiral.ai that represents my progress so far. Now you might say "Well Deke, if you don't like this spiral, why didn't you just draw it right in the first place ?" The reason is I couldn't. The Spiral tool always draws clumsy spirals frankly. It has this habit, no matter what you set the K value to and all of the other jazz. It has a habit of creating these big gaps at one point and then they get tighter and then they get big again in here. That's not what I want.

So in order to gauge what it is I actually want, I'm going to turn big unite, which is the final version of my illustration, into a tracing template; just because I'm having to do this in front of you and I really want you to have a very keen sense of how the Reshape tool works, because it's an od...

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 CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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Illustrator
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