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In illustrator do this (see footnotes for InDesign changes): Draw a line with the line tool Select the line and right click on it and choose Transform → Move... In the vertical slot type how much you ant each line separated. Then hit Copy. Hit ctrl + D† to make a third line (with equal spacing). Color the strokes and apply dashing in the ...


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I think Opacity Masks are the easiest here. They are essentially a one-click method which is non-destructive. If you use 100% solid vector objects for the mask, then there's no concern about half toning either and the mask is just as infinitely scalable as the artwork under it. In addition, this method allows the mask artwork to be scaled, rotated, or ...


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1) I am having a hard time understanding what you mean in question one. What do you mean they don't connect smoothly? Can you circle the area that you're talking about? If you think this is a stroke issue, you can always expand the stroke. Select the object and go to object - expand and make sure stroke is checked. 2) You can use a clipping mask. Create an ...


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Yes. Object > Expand Appearance (if available) And Object > Expand --or-- Object > Flatten Transparency and move the slider all the way to the right.


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You can try 3D effect. This approach may help you understand the form of logo. Four steps: Create texture as a shape Convert it into symbol (drag and drop to symbols panel) Create a curve (flag cross-section) Effects → 3D → Extrude & Bevel → Map Art


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Embed the plot rather than linking to it. Unlock the layer with the plot on it and then highlight the image in the Links Panel and from that panel's menu choose Embed Image. Then save the PDF. PDFs do not link to external files. So, the linked image in your AI file is not being included in the resulting PDF. To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure why this ...


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They are merely line art illustrations. You can easily do these with any number of applications. My choice would be Illustrator. There is no actual 3D there it's all just drawn. That being posted, you could use some CAD software and it's isometric or 3d tools, but that's not at all required.


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Type one object with the numbers 1 to 31 with a tab between each number, then set up 7 tabs (use a tab before the first day of the week to make it easier) to position them vertically and use the Space After or Space Before options in the Paragraph Panel to align them horizontally. This only took a minute to set up. With the proper tab and spacing options ...


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You can't do it with one object and Appearance rectangles. Convert to Shape effects in the Appearance panel remain at their shape. You can scale and move them, but you can't dynamically change their general shape - rectangle or ellipse (well, you can with other effects, but I'm unaware of a "shield shape" effect). There's no way to "mask" or "trim" the ...


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I'd probably go with Kurtis' blend suggestion, but you could achieve a similar effect with an actual drop shadow if you use a clipping mask to alter the shape. The clipping mask is outlined in red. Duplicating the blue rounded rectangle and placing it on top (with the drop shadow removed) produced the final result.


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An easy way to do this is with a blend. What you do is copy your blue background and make it black or something like that. Now copy that shape, offset it diagonally and set the opacity to 0. Then apply a blend with the specified steps to something like 100. That should get you the effect you're looking for.


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A quick and inelegant solution would be to squeeze them, then add an outline to the shapes to get them back to the same width as the other characters. You could then outline the stroke and add it to the letter shape in Pathfinder to combine it into one vector object. A more elegant solution would be to manually adjust anchor points, but this requires an ...


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Line illustration is fine but I would say that this style is called drafted. Reason being that this is exactly the kind of output one gets from designers of physical objects that still use 2d blueprints. So you could also call this blueprint or perhaps manual style too.           Image 1: A 2D line projection ...


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All digital images are rectangular. All images. There's no such thing as a non-rectangular digital image. What you can do is create a transparent area within that rectangle. The transparency will make it seems as though there's an empty space when there actually isn't. Illustrator, by default has a transparent background (even though it looks white in the ...


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Your first step is going to be to open the "Edit Artboards" dialog box in Illustrator. Click "File" from the menu and top, and click "Document Setup". From the box that appears, click on the "Edit Artboards Buttton". You can then click on the artboard that you want to rotate. Once you've selected your artboard, click on the center anchor point (see ...


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This is called an offset. Beyond offset there are many other possible ways to get the same effect. You need to page out to Illustrator to get this done. Straight on offset: (optional) Expand text Choose: Effect → Path → Offset Path... type in a suitable value, negative values eat into the shape. Now the offset path is uniform offset, and you ...


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Draw a circle. Select the circle and the cog. Choose Object > Compound Path > Make


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You can place guides to mark the artboard center, then place your rotation point at that center. You could click a single anchor point at the center of the artboard and use that as a point of rotation. You could draw a rectangle the size of your artboard and rotate the rectangle (along with anything inside it). Other than this I'm not aware of any ...


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Prevent, detect, connect, or align -- Nope Trim -- Yes. Extend the paths beyond the curve. Select the paths and the curve Grab the Shape Builder Tool Hold down the Option/Alt key Drag across the extended paths. There's no way to prevent or detect misalignment on a curve that I'm aware of. And there's absolutely no way to "connect" a path to the ...



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