Small Rectangles Creating Tutorial

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Tutorial Details

Program: Adobe Illustrator
Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Completion Time: 20 minutes

Today we are going to learn some basic tips of Illustrator.

Step 1: Draw Rectangle

Create a new Document with 500 pixels by 500 pixels. With the Rectangle tool, click on your document and type 100 px by 100 px for your square. While it’s selected, choose a yellow color from the Swatches Panel.

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Step 2: Create  Horizontal Row

To create a horizontal row choose Effects>Distort & Transform > Transform. Change Move to 104 px for Horizontal and Copies to 3, then click OK.

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Step 3: Create Vertical Row

To create a vertical row choose again Effects>Distort & Transform > Transform and click “Apply New Affect”. Change Move to 104 px for Vertical and Copies to 3, then click OK.

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Now Our Squares are ready to use. If you want to edit the rectangles separately, you can Expand and Ungroup with Object > Expand Appearance.

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