The wonders of editing dynamic artwork


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The wonders of editing dynamic artwork

I have saved my progress as Base snowflake.ai. Now the great thing about dynamic effects is that they are dynamic, meaning that they automatically update to reflect any other changes you make to your core path outline. So if you move an anchor point, all the duplicates move as well. And in our case, we we've got 11 duplicates. So bear in mind, first we reflected all of the paths and then we took those two reflective paths and duplicated them five times. So altogether we've got 12 different copies with one original, so 11 duplicates.

Let's see how that works because it really is fairly amazing to watch. Now bear in mind that the way that we are approaching this project isn't really the way I built it. In other words I'm not so wicked smart that I knew exactly how to lineup my path outlines before I started. So when I was really drawing this in the first place, I created about half of the artwork and then I created the overall snowflake and then I started messing around ...

The wonders of editing dynamic artwork
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The wonders of editing dynamic artwork 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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