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How do you use the Reflection tool in Illustrator cs6?

How do you use the Reflection tool in Illustrator cs6?

Use the Reflect tool to create a mirrored image in Illustrator.

  1. Open Adobe Illustrator. Press “Ctrl” and “O” to open your image file.
  2. Click the Selection tool from the Tools panel. Click the image to select it.
  3. Select “Object,” “Transform,” then “Reflect.” Choose the “Vertical” option for a left to right reflection.

How do you make a shiny surface in Illustrator?

Add a shape around your object in the new layer.

  1. Select the rectangle tool on your left vertical toolbar if the object you want to add gloss to is rectangular. Draw a rectangle in the upper half of your object.
  2. Select the pen tool on the toolbar, if the object you want to make glossy is a curved object.

How do I make a shiny effect in Illustrator?

  1. Step 1: Create Your Text.
  2. Step 2: Convert Text to Object (Expand/Outline)
  3. Step 3: Create Some Gloss.
  4. Step 4: Make an Opacity Mask.
  5. Step 5: Show It Off!

How do I manually trace in Illustrator?

Choose Object > Live Trace > Tracing Options. (Alternatively, select a tracing object, and click the Tracing Options Dialog button in the Control panel.) Set tracing options for the preset , and click Save Preset. Enter a name for the preset , and click OK.

How do you outline an object in Illustrator?

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  1. Create a line or shape using one of the tools in the toolbar.
  2. Select the shape or line with the select tool.
  3. Click Object.
  4. Click Path.
  5. Click Outline Stroke.
  6. Use the text tool to add text.
  7. Select your text with the select tool.
  8. Click Type.

How do I make an image glow in Illustrator?

A quick and easy way to get a neon effect on vectors is to use Inner Glow, which you can find in the main menu under Effect > Stylize > Inner Glow. This will open a dialog box with parameters for controlling the effect. Select “Inner Glow” from the Effect dropdown menu.

Is there a symmetry tool in Illustrator?

Some of the graphic and 3D editors have a Live Mirror Drawing feature, which allows you to draw simultaneously on both sides of one or more axes of symmetry. Unfortunately, Adobe Illustrator does not have this feature although it is a very powerful and multi-feature application.

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