How to distribute objects along spiral


Here is an example of distributing objects along spiral:

How to distribute objects along spiral

Create two circles using "Ellipse Tool".

How to distribute objects along spiral

Go to "Object - Blend - Blend Options".

How to distribute objects along spiral

"Blend Options" window will appear. Set "Spacing - Specified Steps" and enter quantity of steps.

How to distribute objects along spiral

Now select both circles and press "Alt+Ctrl+B" or make "Object - Blend - Make".

How to distribute objects along spiral

Here is what we get.

How to distribute objects along spiral

Now we need just replace "Spine". Create spiral using "Spiral Tool" as shown below.

How to distribute objects along spiral

 

How to distribute objects along spiral

Select all and go to "Object - Blend - Replace Spine".

How to distribute objects along spiral

Ready!

How to distribute objects along spiral

There is another way to do the same. First - double click on path to enter inside isolated group.

How to distribute objects along spiral

 

How to distribute objects along spiral

Create spiral

How to distribute objects along spiral

Our circles will distribute between line and spiral. Delete line with "Selection Tool".

How to distribute objects along spiral

Exit isolated group

How to distribute objects along spiral

Now you can "Expand" object.

How to distribute objects along spiral

Ready!

How to distribute objects along spiral

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