You can create a blend in which the intermediate objects progress along an existing path and stretch the objects along the full length of the path. You can also blend along a path you draw freehand.
To blend objects along a path
1 Open the Interactive Tools flyout, and click the Interactive Blend tool
2 Drag the end handle of one of the objects you want to blend over the other object you want to blend.
The end handle appears after you start dragging the object. This creates a straight-line blend between the two objects.
K 3 Right-click the blend with the Pick tool.
4 Drag the blend over the path.
5 Click Fit Blend To Path.
To stretch the blend along the entire path
1 Follow all of the steps from the previous procedure.
2 Click the Miscellaneous Blend Options button on the Property Bar.
3 Enable the Blend Along Full Path check box.
To blend objects along a freehand path
1 Open the Interactive Tools flyout, and click the Interactive Blend tool.
2 Hold down ALT, and draw a freehand path from one of the objects you want to blend to the other object you want to blend.
Jr^s" • By pressing ESC when you're dragging the Interactive Blend tool, you return the object to its state prior to dragging.
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