Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
gdenby

An Shapes Tool tutorial in .pdf

Recommended Posts

Hi, all,

 

Some time ago there was a question about tutorials that were not vids, for people that liked to take some time reading.  I decided to make up an introduction to the shape tools in AD. 

 

Nothing to fancy, but I hope it outlines what the shapes can do, and how to manipulate them in basic fashions. The file is a bit over 4 Mb. I put it on DropBox, and this is the 1st time I've used the service. Hope it works out OK.

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/asdn7jkkx8b8wbx/All.pdf?dl=0

 

 


iMac 27" Retina, c. 2015: OS X 10.11.5: 3.3 GHz I c-5: 32 Gb,  AMD Radeon R9 M290 2048 Mb

iPad 12.9" Retina, iOS 10, 512 Gb, Apple pencil

Huion WH1409 tablet

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

EXCELLENT! Not to mention a lot of effort you put into it. By the way, the link to the post you mention above re printed tutes is here:

 

https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/40766-printed-tutorials/

 

and it contains the very helpful .afdesign file you shared with all the shape tools represented in a drawing. Your download .pdf above really extends the .afdesign file.

.

My faves are the paragraphs on Dumb bells-bowties-arrows and the human hand. What a great way to bring home the use of shapes to create curves and designs!

 

Thanks for creating & sharing.


♥  WIN 10 AD & AP  ♥  Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" Laptop

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks, jer, I'm glad you liked it. Learned a few more things myself, and having to write down something clear about what I understood from use was a good exercise.  I have looked over the shoulder of people who did page layout for a living, but this was the first time I tried to put something together that was mostly consistent.

 

I'll go back and look at it in a couple of weeks. I suppose there are some things that are not well enough stated. Some of the graphics could use tweaking. And I now have 5 pages of arrow variations, one of which I pushed into sort of a swimming fish!?


iMac 27" Retina, c. 2015: OS X 10.11.5: 3.3 GHz I c-5: 32 Gb,  AMD Radeon R9 M290 2048 Mb

iPad 12.9" Retina, iOS 10, 512 Gb, Apple pencil

Huion WH1409 tablet

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you very much indeed for this brilliant and systematic tutorial. It made me aware of a lt of thisngs I didn't know.

Örjan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.