I have tried this on a few different shapes, but there has to be an easy way. I bet it’s simple. I’ve attached an image of part of a car that I’m designing as a logo.
I am trying to separate that middle part between the wheels – I’ve tried this a few different ways – the knife tool (it’s hard to cut around the curved wheel), drew a curved path and then ‘Divide Objects Below’ or ‘Divide’ in Pathfinder.
Can someone please show me how to do this?
You can separate the middle part by clicking on the four points where the cross bar meets the circles with the Scissor tool (press the letter C to access tool).
Delete the two lines. And use pen tool to close circles if desired.
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