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Where can I get this Shape

Discussion in 'Designs & Layouts' started by SAR.Summerlin, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. SAR.Summerlin

    SAR.Summerlin Member

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    So I guess since it is Monday I am fumbling but I have spent the last hour trying to draw this simple shape (my pen tool must be mad at me) because I don't have it in Flexi does anyone know if there is somewhere I can just get this shape or what it is called so I can search for it.
     

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  2. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    :thumb:
     

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  3. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    It's a sign shape.
    There are a lot of these sign blank shapes available online as vector art.
    Or just draw a rectangle, overlap an oval, weld, then node edit.
    Love....Jill
     
  4. Flame

    Flame Major Contributor

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    Need to either get friendly with beziers, or do like I did and draw a square, then a circle, combine them and delete 2 nodes.

    4 variations attached.
     

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  5. SAR.Summerlin

    SAR.Summerlin Member

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    Thanks folks I think I am just having a Monday. Didn't even think of the rectangle square thing.
     
  6. bosdub

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    A designer I'm not!

    How would you create the same shape smaller to use inside that sign as a rule running around the whole thing? When you do a basic scaling, it changes the aspect.
     
  7. The Vector Doctor

    The Vector Doctor Very Active Member

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    an offset path or contour depending on what software you use.
     
  8. omgsideburns

    omgsideburns Very Active Member

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    Oh come on, do we need someone to draw circles too? Wheres our resident circle designer at?
     
  9. bosdub

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    Gee thanks sideburns.
     
  10. bosdub

    bosdub Member

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    Thanks Doc for the helpful response
     
  11. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    +1 draw shape and offset path
    you can also obtain the same effect by adding a stroke to the original shape, outlining it, and then deleting one of the two shapes created by the stroke.

    simple vectorization, but you're not alone. I have to train every designer that comes through our shop that just simply copying a rounded rectangle and enlarging it behind the original shape will not maintain a matching radius.
     
  12. dhamlett15

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    Look under the shape options
     

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  13. bosdub

    bosdub Member

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    Thanks everyone. Offset path is the answer. Working in Illustrator
     
  14. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    You do have that in Flexisign.

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