Adobe Illustrator/Adobe cs6 help


Oval Template
Oval Template  
I have made several ovals, and inserted a swatch. What I want to know, is for a way to insert bird into all ovals at once.

Hi Rosie

You could do a transform from the Effect menu on the initial object to repeat the same shape, fill and bird but it would be an exact duplicate. Then go to object>expand and split them apart again. You can then change the fill like you did initially. This is the closest thing to automatic placement. Otherwise you can manually insert the bird.



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