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Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 Classroom in a Book®: The official training workbook from Adobe Systems by Adobe Creative Team

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3. Creating and Editing Shapes

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

• Create a document with multiple artboards.

• Use tools and commands to create basic shapes.

• Work with drawing modes.

• Use rulers and Smart Guides as drawing aids.

• Scale and duplicate objects.

• Join and outline objects.

• Edit strokes with the Width tool.

• Work with the Shape Builder tool.

• Work with Pathfinder commands to create shapes.

• Use Image Trace to create shapes.

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This lesson takes approximately an hour and a half to complete. If needed, remove the previous lesson folder from your hard disk and copy the Lesson03 folder onto it. ...

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