Working with layers


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Working with layers

Groups and layers are somewhat related to each other, because from a conceptual point of view they help us organize our documents. As we have seen so far with groups there is the added benefit of helping us control how our artwork looks in our file, and in reality there is more to layers as well. For this movie I'm going to use this file called working_layers; you can find it in Chapter 09 of the exercise files. I'm also going to go ahead and open up my Layers panel. In fact, I'll bring it up over here to the top of the screen, again, so you could just focus on what we are seeing inside of it. Before we get into actually using layers it's important to realize that, in my honest opinion, you don't have to use layers inside of any document. I think it's very difficult to get by without using groups, mainly because of how you use groups to affect your appearances, for example, when applying overall effects like Drop Shadows to entire logo elements.

However the real...

Working with layers
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Working with layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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