Twist Objects in Adobe Illustrator CS6

Edited by Freya, VisiHow, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. This tutorial will show you how to twist an object in Adobe Illustrator CS6 in Windows 7.


Steps

  1. 1
    As you can see, Adobe Illustrator and a document have already been opened. Within the document, there are three objects: the blue background rectangle, the yellow circle, and the yellow rectangle.
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  2. 2
    Come to the top left-hand side of your tool panel and click the black arrow. This is "Selection Tool".
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  3. 3
    Then, come back to your canvas and click the object you want to edit. It is recommended to use other selection tools if you have more complicated objects. There are other VisiHow tutorials on how to do that. Once you've selected your object, a blue frame with corners will appear. It means that the object is selected and ready for editing.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  4. 4
    Next, click "Effect" at the top of the window.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  5. 5
    Move the cursor to "Distort & Transform" in the "Illustrator Effects" menu.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  6. 6
    Click "Twist...". A small dialogue box will appear.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  7. 7
    You can move the dialogue box to the side by clicking and dragging it.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  8. 8
    Before you change anything, check the "Preview" button in the bottom-left corner of the box.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  9. 9
    You can change the angle by clicking the input field and typing a new value.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  10. 10
    Alternatively, you can click the up and down arrows to the left. Your preview will automatically update, although this might take a few seconds.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  11. 11
    When you're satisfied with your settings, simply click "OK". This will apply changes to your object.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help

This concludes our tutorial showing you how to twist an object in Adobe Illustrator CS6 in Windows 7. If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or the program used, then just add them to the comment section below. Thank you for choosing VisiHow!

Was this helpful? Yes | No| I need help

Video: Twist Objects in Adobe Illustrator CS6

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

User Reviews

There is no user reviews.

Article Info

Categories : Software

Recent edits by: VisiHow, Freya

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 562 times.

Did this article help you?
 
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No