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Line Art with WidthScribe2
Line Art with WidthScribe2
Today you will learn how to create Line Art with the new Width Stump Tool, which became available in the current release of the WidthScribe2 plug-in. This powerful and flexible tool allows you to create variable width paths, transmitting the light and shadow of raster or vector objects. You would only need to select a preset, pick up the parameters and click on the button. A few minutes of experimentation and an awesome engraving is ready!
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Why you should use Adobe Illustrator to create user interfaces
Why you should use Adobe Illustrator to create user interfaces
Novice designers always come up with a question about which application to use to create user interfaces. Most choose a bitmap editor such as Photoshop. However, I believe vector editors are better suited for this purpose, especially when it comes to such a powerful application as Adobe Illustrator. Why? Let’s talk about this in detail.
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Creative vector Halftone effects in Adobe Illustrator
Creative vector Halftone effects in Adobe Illustrator
The question arose as to whether a rich visual vector halftone-based effect could be produced for editable text so that it remained completely dynamic; ie. it was possible to alter the underlying text at any point. Several methods were explored with the power of Phantasm CS within Adobe Illustrator CS4, or above, and the results spoke for themselves…
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Effective Methods of Working in Adobe Illustrator (Part 4)
Effective Methods of Working in Adobe Illustrator (Part 4)
In todays article we will talk about the Layers panel. I always knew that this is a powerful tool of Adobe Illustrator, but I had no idea about some of the functions and how to work with them. Do you know how to speed up your work with Adobe Illustrator for displaying objects with effects and blend objects while they move or zoom? Learn at the jump!
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Inkscribe Tool for Adobe Illustrator (Movies)
Inkscribe Tool for Adobe Illustrator (Movies)
Use Inkscribe to replace the Pen and its related tools, and it will revolutionise the way you draw precise and calculated shapes. The tool offers a smooth transition for experienced users to gain more freedom, power and time savings when meticulously drawing in vector. But it will also help those new to Illustrator to concentrate on the creative process rather than which keypress to aim for.
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DrawScribe preview: InkScribe introduction
DrawScribe preview: InkScribe introduction
We begin by introducing our replacement for the Pen tool. InkScribe has been developed to answer many of the issues which have hindered the vector creation process over the past 25 years. inkScribe is a combination of powerful functionality, ease of use and perfect integration into Illustrator — and any user’s creative workflow.
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How to Create a 3D Chart Using the Perspective Grid Tool and Adobe Illustrator CS5
How to Create a 3D Chart Using the Perspective Grid Tool and Adobe Illustrator CS5
The Perspective Grid Tool is not widely used by designers. It's a quite powerful tool, though not really a convenient one. Lets learn how to use it on a simple example of the construction of 3D chart.
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How to Create an Administrator Icon Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe + Quick Tip Video
How to Create an Administrator Icon Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe + Quick Tip Video
In this tutorial we will learn about the VectorScribe plugin - a perfect complement to Adobe Illustrator. VectorScribe plugin is a powerful tool for contour editing, creating dynamic shapes and corner rounding. Try it, you will like it!
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The Power of Negative Space in Logo Design
The Power of Negative Space in Logo Design
Jennifer looks at the clever ways designers use negative space in their logo and identity designs.
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How to Make Hitman in Adobe Illustrator
How to Make Hitman in Adobe Illustrator
Hitman is a fictional and unreal character, super powered hitman in the DC Comics Universe. This is a most popular character of cinema screen and also has popularity in game lovers. Today we are going to make a tutorial on illustration of hitman in Adobe Illustrator. For this tutorial you dont have need any extra skills if you know basics of Adobe Illustrator you will make it easily.
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Create an Awesome Number-Based Illustration
Create an Awesome Number-Based Illustration
In this tutorial, youll learn how to combine the power of the pen tool with some patterns and shapes to create an awesome illustration.
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Create a Glossy Power Button
Create a Glossy Power Button
Hi there. In this tutorial you can learn to create a glossy power button. For starters you'll only need the Ellipse Tool to create some simple circles. To create the power sign you'll have to play a little with some anchor points. Finally, you'll need some Warp effects to create the glowing details.
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Adobe Illustrator CS5 new features Part 1
Adobe Illustrator CS5 new features Part 1
The new, long-waited version of Adobe Illustrator CS5 finally came out! What does it mean for us, designers, illustrators and cartoonists around the world? Of course lots of new and powerful features to explore. In this article Im going to give you a brief review of some of the great improvements that Adobe made for its vector software.
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An Introduction to Illustrator’s Color Tools
An Introduction to Illustrator’s Color Tools
You may know about RGB and CMYK, but how about LAB or HSB? With all these color choices and ways to use them it’s often easy to get confused. In this introduction to Illustrators color tools you will learn about the different color spaces, how they work and what tools you can use to get the most out of them. Let’s get familiar with the powerful color tools that Illustrator offers!
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Illustrator l - Converting Blends to Vector Objectes
Illustrator l - Converting Blends to Vector Objectes
Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for illustrating various elements one can use for web pages and print design.
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