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How to create linear spirals in Illustrator tutorial

Learn how create linear spirals (square spirals) in Illustrator CC 2018 2017 2105 CS6 etc tutorial using the simplify tool

Create linear spirals in Illustrator

create linear spirals in Illustrator how to tutorial
  1. Goto the spiral tool in Illustrator toolbar (beneath line)

  2. Click artboard and set segments to 40

  3. Set decay at 95 and radius 1000px for spiral

  4. OK and then set the stroke weight to 10px

  5. Object menu and path category and simplify on the selected spiral

  6. Set angle threshold to 0 and options straight lines ON

  7. OK

Now you have you linear spiral. You can, of course, use any number of different settings for the spiral in Illustrator and then use the simplify to create the linear spiral. The linear spiral design can then be modified by other tools such as width profiles etc



1. Selection of spirals shapes (such as square / linear spirals)


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