Using the liquify distortion tools


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Using the liquify distortion tools

When using the Warp or the Envelope command inside of Illustrator, you are applying very deliberate distortions to your artwork. You are either working with a particular shape that you want to fit artwork into or you are taking a specific shape of a warp or a mesh, for example, and trying to work with the artwork that way. However, it is very difficult to get very organic or natural types of distortions. Well that's where the Liquify tools come into play. If you take a look at your toolbar, you will see this thing, here, called the Warp tool, but if I click and I hold my mouse button down, I'll see that there are several tools here called the Warp tool, Twirl, Pucker, Bloat, Scallop, Crystallize and Wrinkle. These are what make up what we call the Liquify tools inside of Illustrator.

I am actually going to go ahead and click on this last little icon here which is called tear off to turn it into its own little Tools panel and I'll move it over here so we can access them more ...

Using the liquify distortion tools
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Using the liquify distortion tools 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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