CT week 8- AI

1.Logo

logo

Tools (shape , text) , outline, fill colour
Transform >Transform each

Learning how to make ellipse > round circle and with the outline option of strokes size and color , making text. The interesting technique is Transform each which could make drawing/works faster especially when do printing/copy.

notes: Transform each > ctrl+D (duplicate)

2.Alignment

Alignment

Direct selection tool, outline, opacity

Direct selection tool, changing edge of edge (modify),  shapes shifting.

3.Tracing penguins

Penguin Tracing1

Pen tool

The function of pen tool is similiar with Photoshop . tracing the shapes with pen tool in new blank layer and fill color.

4.PathFinder

pathfinder-practice

windows > pathfinder
compound shapes (double click)

Pathfinder (Unite, Intersect, Minus Front, Exclude, Divide)
Tools that might often used for making logo or vector drawing.

5. Vector / compound image

image trace

Object > Image Trace

Shatter/break all compound level of colours into vector shapes.

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