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  • Path problem when trying to colour wreath.

    I recently made a Wreath in illustrator using the tutorial found here: http://vectips.com/tutorials/laurel-...n-illustrator/
    Unfortunately when i get to the part where i change the colour, something weird happens to the paths and screws up everything, I have no idea what is causing it or how to fix it.
    I Will link some screenshots to show what i mean.
    BEFORE trying to change the colour: http://imgur.com/i83iddp
    AFTER changing the colour: http://imgur.com/Bo33xE0
    Someone please help!



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    The path is a stroke, so if you fill it with a color you get this result. Select the path and go to the Object menu > path > Outline path and apply the fill color.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Carlo View Post
        The path is a stroke, so if you fill it with a color you get this result. Select the path and go to the Object menu > path > Outline path and apply the fill color.
        Thankyou so much, i am very new to illustrator and attempting to teach myself.

        what I wish to do is to be able to select the stem all, leaves and other side of wreath to change their color as one object, is that possible?

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