In promised in Part 2, we’ve covered the rectangle tool, the line segment tool, paintbrush and pencil tools as well as the blob and scissors tools. Today, I’ll go into the rotate, reflect, scale, shear and reshape tools.
If you haven’t already done so, first download the sample vector file we’ve provided, to use as your practice file.
1. The Rotate Tool
2. The Reflect Tool
3. The Scale Tool
4.The Shear Tool
5. The Reshape Tool
The Reshape tool adjusts selected anchor points while keeping the overall detail of the path intact. Frankly, this tool is rather redundant, as there are so many other simpler ways of reshaping an object. I’ve yet to come across a designer who has ever had the need for using this tool. Still, here’s the tute on using this tool, just in case you’d like to experiment with it
Learn about the warp, free transform, symbol and graph tools in the following part of this tutorial.