How To Equally Duplicate a Shape Around a Circle in Adobe Illustrator: Design Tips Post #2
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We hope you enjoyed our first Design Tutorial on tracing an object with the pen tool with Adobe Illustrator. If you missed out on our first post in the design series, you can view it here. This series of design tips put together by our graphic designers features helpful hints and tricks about creating great artwork. We’ll cover topics from common design software questions to helpful information about best practices for label design. Follow along and we’ll have your next order of labels looking spiffy in no time!
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In Part 2 of this series, our goal will be to equally distribute a shape around the circumference of a circle. This is especially useful when creating elements for a design. As you will see in our tutorial, this method can be used for creating vector shapes and elements of a logo.
How to Duplicate an Object Around a Circle in Illustrator
Sometimes when designing complex shapes, there is a need to equally distribute a shape around a circle. For example, say we are designing a label for sunscreen. We want to make a sun graphic, however, when we begin creating the rays we come to realize there is no easy way to space them equally around the center of the sun.
In this tutorial we will show you a quick and easy way to accomplish this: