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8

Using Compound Objects

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In this lesson, you’ll learn about a set of creation tools known as compound objects. Typically, a compound object is created by combining two or more objects. The compound object types covered in this lesson are Boolean, Loft, and Scatter.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

•  Union, subtract, and intersect objects using Boolean operations.

•  Create complex forms using the Loft tool.

•  Use the Scatter tool to distribute one object over another.

Booleans

Booleans are compound objects that work with operations based on the volume of the objects being used. In this lesson you’ll explore three ...

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