Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with views, part of Animated Character Design with Illustrator.
Illustrator allows you to work with multiple views of the same document. …This comes in handy if you want to be able to see more than one view of your …art works simultaneously. For example, I find it useful when …working on icon design, because it means I can have one view set up at 100%, with …a pixel preview, while the other one is zoomed in for close up working. …It's a really handy feature. Now I'm going to set up multiple views here. …So I'm going to go to my window menu and choose New Window. …And that will create two windows for the same document and at the moment, they're …both exactly the same. Now what I want to do is tile them side …by side. But you'll notice, if I go to Window, …Arrange Tile, it doesn't work if I'm not in application frame mode.…
Now, if I'm not in application frame mode you'll see that my document exists in a …separate window, separate from all the other elements within the interface. …If I go to window menu and choose application frame those are now docked …
- 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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