Quick Tip: Use Keyboard Acrobatics to Transform an Object’s Perspective in Illustrator

Those of you who are familiar with Photoshop know that transforming an object’s perspective in Photoshop is quite easy; just go to edit > Transform > Perspective and then you can change the perspective of just about any type of object. Doing this in Illustrator however is not quite as easy; or at least straight forward. In this quick tutorial, I will show you how to use the free transform tool in Illustrator in tandem with a few simultaneous keyboard shortcuts to adjust an objects perspective.

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Grant Friedman

Grant Friedman is a graphic design, blogger, and author. In addition to being the founder of this website, Grant is also the editor of Psdtuts, one of the world's most popular tutorial websites.

  • ferdi

    great man! thx! didnt know that and went insane about it ;)

  • My mouse thanks you for this.

  • Stephanie

    Awesome tut – quick and simple, but so useful! Thanks!