How to align and distribute with Adobe Illustrator

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In this Guided Project, you will:

A​lign vector graphics and groups relative to artboards and key objects.

D​istribute objects for even spacing.

2 hours
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

During this project, you’ll use the Align and Distribute panel in Adobe Illustrator to create a poster of solar eclipse phases. You’ll use align and distribute commands to get precise control over the position of each object, relative to the artboard and relative to other vector objects. By the end of this project, you’ll be comfortable aligning vector objects and text to create clear, informative, and interesting compositions.

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Skills you will develop

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Vector Graphics

  • Align and Distribute

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Navigate Illustrator’s Workspace and Explore the Align Panel

  2. Align Objects with the Artboard

  3. Align to Key Objects

  4. Distribute Vector Objects

  5. Save and Export Your Poster with Adobe Illustrator

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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