Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using multiple artboards, part of Illustrator: Animated Character Design.
Okay, we're going to talk about art boards and I have art boards start.ai open. …And you can find that in the setting up work area folder. …Art boards are a great feature Illustrator CS Five and indeed in …Illustrator CS Four. Now art boards are a great feature. …They allow you to create multiple pages within one document, or multiple spaces …for your designs within one document. And there are ways of using these as …individual frames for storyboards or for a stop frame animation.…
Now with art board tool selected, which is this one here, and you can see there …if I hold the cursor over the tool, you can see the keyboard shortcut is shift o …for that. Now, with that selected, I can actually …duplicate these and start to create frames for an animation, and I do that …using the modifier key, the alt key. So if I toggle to the alt key, you'll see …that that creates my little duplicate, and I can click and drag a copy of that …art board down. And you'll see that it brings the video …and the action safe and title safe zones with it, as well as all the other elements.…
- Setting up the work area
- Bringing artwork into Illustrator
- Tracing artwork manually
- Creating complex shapes
- Working with paths
- Using Live Trace
- Coloring artwork
- Applying 3D effects
- Exporting artboards
- Options for saving files
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1. Setting Up the Work Area
2. Bringing Artwork into Illustrator
3. Tracing Artwork Manually
4. Creating Complex Shapes
5. Working with Paths
6. Using Live Trace
7. Coloring Artwork
8. Applying 3D Effects
Creating live 3D effects11m 31s
9. Finishing Touches
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