The traceable Tonalpohualli


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The traceable Tonalpohualli

In this exercise, we are going to establish this illustration here, which is Tonalpohualli.ai found inside the 05_ geometeric_shapes folder. We are going to establish it as a tracing template. Now, notice in the previous exercise, I drew this lens flare right here, and I want you to see the effect it had on the preview for the calendar layer. Notice how little the calendar is. It has got a little lens flare. That's because the lens flare is taking up a bunch of space, and Illustrator automatically scales the layer thumbnail in order to compensate.

So if I were to click, somewhere in that big wacky sort of collection of lines and shapes there, in order to select the lens flare, and I were to press Backspace or Delete, notice what happens to the thumbnail, it grows in order to fill that space. So the thumbnail is automatically scaled to incorporate all of the graphics on that layer. So they are not necessarily scaled to the same size relative to each other. They are each independently sc...

The traceable Tonalpohualli
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The traceable Tonalpohualli provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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