DAY: 42; Tuesday


Today I went from lesson #2 to lesson #5 in the Illustrator CC 2015: Advanced…

For most this lesson I reviewed the Pathfinder operations and learned about some tricks to be able to better make use of the tool and get the moat out of it…

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For this section I took this jumble of paths and made the word Colleen witch is the Irish term for a Girl or Young Woman.

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Used the black arrow tool to select the [Coll] then I used the ALT/OPTION + EXCLUDE

Next I changed the stroke to “Deep Green” and the Fill to “Light Green.”

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Then I selected the [een] portion of the word, then I pressed COMMAND + C; Double clicked the [Coll] portion of the word to enter Isolation mode then clicked COMMAND + F; then I clicked ALT/OPTION + Minos Front in order to get the shape seen below…

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Next I worked on the [N] by first clicking on the small rectangle and circle…

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Then I clicked ALT/COMMAND + Minos Front fix the shape of the [N]

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then I moved the N to the front, cut the two rectangles, and selected both the ellipsis that make up the two [ee] and press ALT/OPTION + UNITE switch created the finished image below…


Finished Image:

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