Working with perspective symbols


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Working with perspective symbols

In this exercise we are going to duplicate that freeform shape that's serving as the facade over onto the right-hand side of the building, and we'll see how tragically things can go wrong and what solutions are available to us. I have saved my progress as Sunroom facade.ai, and I am going to go ahead for the moment and turn off my bounding box by pressing Ctrl+Shift+B or Command+Shift+B on the Mac, and then I am going to go ahead and grab that shape. And notice that as I drag it, this is with the Perspective Selection tool by the way, very important. Notice that it gets bigger and bigger as I drag it over to the right-hand side; it also gets smaller and smaller as a drag it to the left.

So it gets smaller as I move it toward the vanishing point, it gets larger as I move it away from the vanishing point. So as I'm dragging, I will press the 3 key. And now I have this shape over on the right pane, which is great. I need to do one more thing, and it's easy to forget the step...

Working with perspective symbols
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Working with perspective symbols provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design
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Illustrator
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