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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Hour 14. Transforms

After symbols, transformations are the feature that most maximizes the possibilities of a single graphics object. Whereas symbols allow you to reuse an object multiple times within a document, transformations allow you to modify the existing coordinate system of an object. By moving, scaling, skewing, or rotating an object, or all (or some) of the above, a transformation can dramatically change an object's original appearance.

In this hour, you will learn how to

  • Move artwork

  • Scale artwork

  • Skew artwork

  • Rotate artwork

  • Combine transformations

Once you learn how to transform your artwork, you will be able to apply some powerful distortions to your content. What's more, combined with symbols and animations (which you will learn about ...

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