Grouped vectors & Compound Shapes – EP 9/19

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Grouped vectors & Compound Shapes – EP 9/19

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In this video, we are going to be using some of the shapes created in episode 7 and learn how to create groups and compound vector shapes.

 

TOPICS COVERED:

00:03:07 - Arranging Objects
00:05:20 - Grouping vectors
00:07:51 - Compounding vectors
00:09:52 - Shape builder tool
00:11:39 - Cutting shapes out of vectors

 

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:

V - Selection tool

A - Direct selection tool

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + G - Group selection

 

Press & hold spacebar - Maneuver around document

Press & hold alt + click & drag - Quick duplicate object (with selection tool active)

Press & hold shift + click - Select multiple objects (with selection tool active)

Press & hold shift + click & drag - Scale object (with scale tool active)

 

Enjoy.

 


 

**FYI**
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Illustrator CC for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

 


 

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