The importance of using layers


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The importance of using layers

I have always felt that there are two types of people in the world. There are layers people, and there are not layers people. It's similar to the clean desk or messy desk thing. There is no right or wrong. People are just obviously comfortable with one way or the other. Some are just naturally more organized, while others thrive in a chaotic environment. However, when it comes to Illustrator, even if you don't really think about working with layers, it can be very beneficial for you to start using layers inside of your document. It's a way to help others understand how you build your documents and how you use your documents.

And if your artwork ever makes it out of Illustrator, say going to Photoshop, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional or other areas, even InDesign or Acrobat, you can take advantage of that structure as well. In this document, specifically, I've created three layers. I'm going to go ahead and open up my Layers panel here. In fact, I'm going to bring th...

The importance of using layers
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The importance of using layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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