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Working with Transform effects

In this movie we'll take a look at how to use the transform effect controls in Astute Graphics stylism. I'll begin by selecting my star and I'll add a transform live effect by clicking the first button on the left in the bottom row in the stylism panel. Now I have four sets of controls arranged around the center point of my star plus a bounding box around it. And I'll start by moving my cursor anywhere inside that bounding box. And when I do, I can see a display telling me the current offset is zero. If I double-click, I get a dialog box where I can enter offset values in terms of X and Y coordinates, or distance and angle.

And this great if I know the values that I want, or if I want to create a very precise effect, or I can do something more intuitive by canceling out of the dialog box, and simply dragging from anywhere inside the bounding box. And as I drag, I can see the guidelines from the corners and center of the bounding box. So I can reposition however I want at any distance o...

Working with Transform effects
Video duration: 5m 26s 3h 49m Appropriate for all Updated Feb 19, 2016

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Working with Transform effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Up and Running with Astute Graphics for Illustrator

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