Itty Bitty Flowers

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Matt_A
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Itty Bitty Flowers

Post by Matt_A » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:45 pm

Want to sprinkle some tiny flowers on the lawn? Here's one way...

Draw some small circles, and set the lines and fills to a color or colors you want. these circles use a fairly heavy lineweight.
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Set the End Caps (in the attribute menu) to NONE (this won't work otherwise) and set the linestyle to dashed
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Now use the WildTools Dash Adjuster tool to scale the dash to tweak the number of petals.
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Experiment with different opacities...
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They don't make your files too big, and they can add some variety to a lawn or planted area.

I haven't tried it, but I am sure you could fine tune the appearance by using the dash editor to make dash patterns to suit your desires.. I also haven't tried using a circular gradient for the fill, that might also add some pop. As would adding a colored shadow...

Off camera I tried it with ovals, squares, pentagons and triangles, give it a spin!

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