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Illustrator Basics: The Shape Builder Tool

Dylan Mierzwinski, Illustrator | Sewist | INFJ

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8 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

      0:24
    • Class Project

      0:36
    • Working in Pieces

      5:48
    • Extracting and Combining

      5:46
    • Trimming

      3:32
    • Strokes

      5:40
    • Thank You!

      0:19
    • Bonus! Time-lapse of Ernie the Excitable

      2:18

About This Class

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This class is the first in a new Illustrator Basics series and covers how to combine, extract, and trim shapes all with the single, powerful shape builder tool! Your Illustrator workflow will never be the same, kiss the various and often confusing pathfinder functions goodbye.

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This is my first time that ı have ever seen shape builder tool and I am amazed with the functionality of this tool! Excellent tutor!
very simple shapes and step by step instructions in simple language for students
Excellent teaching .Super course.

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Dylan Mierzwinski

Illustrator | Sewist | INFJ

My name's Dylan and I'm a strange combination of creative endeavors. From mixing cereals and making sand art as a kid, to graphic design, illustration, sewing, and general craft enthusiasm as an adult, creating and making beautiful things has not only been my constant, but an obsession. With an everlasting love of learning and trying things with my own hands, I've found joy in sharing what I've learned along the way in my six years as a professional graphic designer turned ill...

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