Using the Shape Builder to divide artwork


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Using the Shape Builder to divide artwork

So we see how the Shape Builder tool allows us to apply both the Add and the Subtract Pathfinder Functions in a visual way by simply dragging across artwork. However, we also discussed that many people often use the Divide function which is also a Pathfinder function. Let's see how we can use the Shape Builder tool to also help us apply the Divide function again in the same visual manner. So I'm working in this document here called Stripes5 and I have my Shape Builder tool selected.

I'm going to press my Command key, I'm on a Mac, but if you're on Windows, that will be the Ctrl key, and click-and- drag to select these two shapes right here. I already know that if I click across these two objects and drag across them, because I'm holding down no keys I just have to shape other tool here, I would now combine or unite all those shapes together. I also know that if I were to hold down the Option key or the Alt key and I would drag, then I would remove shapes or these re...

Using the Shape Builder to divide artwork
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Using the Shape Builder to divide artwork provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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Illustrator
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