Motion 5 - Creating Illustrations Using Multiple Shapes

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Creating Illustrations Using Multiple Shapes

You can use groups of shapes to create more detailed shapes and even complete
illustrations. For example, the following illustration was created using nested groups of
Bezier shapes.


Chapter 20

Using Shapes, Masks, and Paint Strokes

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It’s not necessary to create every part of an illustration with a single shape. Most of the
time it is easier, and sometimes essential, to use multiple overlapping shapes to create
different parts of an illustration.

For example, the face in the illustration above uses a gradient, but the eyes are a different
solid color. This is only possible using two shapes.