Chapter 16. UNDERSTANDING AND DRAWING PATHS IN ILLUSTRATOR


IN THIS CHAPTER

Working with Vector Art 366

Using the Shape Tools 369

Using Line Tools 373

Using the Drawing Tools 375

Modifying Paths 380

Final Thoughts 387

Illustrator creates vector, or mathematically plotted, artwork comprised of points and Bézier curves that connect those points. A path is a sequence of at least two points joined by path segments, which may be straight or curved. Although Illustrator imports, exports, and works with pixel-based raster images, its main functionand the area in which it leads all othersis in drawing vector paths and shapes.




Special Edition Using Adobe Creative Suite 2
Special Edition Using Adobe Creative Suite 2
ISBN: 0789733676
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 426
Authors: Michael Smick

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