The amazing constraint axes


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The amazing constraint axes

In this exercise we're going to trace another rectangle, but this time we're going to trace a rectangle at an angle. This guy right here, remember our rectangles? Remember our rectangles tracing layer that is, these two guys right here. We traced this rectangle, the upright rectangle in the previous exercise, so it's done. Now we're going to trace this rectangle right here, along with the rectangles inside of it actually, and we're going to draw them at an angle in the first place. So I'm going to turn that rectangles layer back off and I'm going to zoom in here a little bit. Now, you might say, Well why do that? Why not just draw an upright rectangle and then rotate it into place? Because we're trying to trace a template here and how would we know how big a rectangle should be if we just drew them, you know upright and then rotate them? We wouldn't. Much more effective to be able to draw our rectangles at an angle in the first place, and this is a ...

The amazing constraint axes
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The amazing constraint axes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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Design
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