The most amazing tool that can help you to fasten up your work and save a lot of time while designing the same objects. There is no need to align objects because Adobe Illustrator Mirror Tool automatically aligns the objects. You will just draw one side and the other side is drawn, the same on the other side.
You can also watch the below video tutorial, to learn how to mirror images in Illustrator.
You can easily create the Illustrations, and faces of animals, not the complete but just one side, and the mirror will create the other side for you. So you don’t have to spend a lot of time.
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If you are new or don’t have any idea to mirror images in Illustrator, then you are at the right place. In this tutorial, you will learn how to mirror images in Adobe Illustrator.
So let’s start.
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How to Mirror Image in Adobe Illustrator
To mirror in the Illustrator, select the object that you want to mirror, and go to Object > Repeat > Mirror. The mirror will appear on the artboard, and the selected object is the mirror. Now, if you draw more, you will see the newly drawn objects also appear on the other side as well.
Below, you can see the detailed step-by-step guide to mirror images in Adobe Illustrator.
Step 1: To mirror any object in Illustrator, first of all, you need to turn on the mirror. To turn on the mirror, go to Object > Repeat > Options.
Step 2: Repeat Options panel will appear.
Step 3: Click on the “Mirror” option in the Repeat Options panel.
Step 4: As you click on the Mirror, its options will appear.
Step 5: Here you can see the angle. You can change the angle according to your choice and the mirror that you want to create of the shape.
Here, we are choosing 90o.
Step 6: Click “OK” when you are done.
Step 7: Draw any object now. We are using the Rectangle Tool to draw a rectangle on the artboard. Because we want to create a cupboard by using the mirror.
Step 8: Here is the rectangle that we have drawn.
Step 9: Go to Object > Repeat > Mirror.
As you click on the Mirror, you will see the mirror appear on the artboard, as well as the selected rectangle is mirrored.
You can add the distance by dragging the mirror line.
Now, if we add more objects, they will all be added to the other side as well.
You can easily fill color in both without selecting every line.
You have learned to mirror images in Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you have learned to mirror images in Adobe Illustrator. You can easily mirror any object in Illustrator. You can quickly work in Illustrator using the mirror.
Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to mirror images in Adobe Illustrator, you can ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some most frequently asked questions below.
Flip Horizontal in Illustrator
To flip an object horizontally in Illustrator, select the object, go to Properties > Transform and select Flip Horizontal. The selected object will be flipped horizontally.
Reflect Tool shortcut in Illustrator
The shortcut key for Reflect Tool in Illustrator is O.
How to flip a letter in Illustrator
To flip a letter in Illustrator, select the letter with Selection Tool, go to Properties > Transform and select any flip option. The available flip options are horizontal and vertical. You can choose any and the selected letter will be flipped.
All Done! Enjoy.