This tutorial experiments with a current design trend of creating techno backgrounds.
The ability to create and use multiple artboards in Illustrator CS4 may prove to be the most popular feature in this new version.
Illustrator CS4 introduces the new Blob Brush tool to users. Instead of a regular brush stroke, painting with the blog brush gives you a filled, compound path.
Create and edit complex gradients with the new Gradient tool in Illustrator CS4, which has undergone a complete makeover. There’s a new reverse gradient button, and gradient widgets that allow users to edit applied gradients visually. There are also new transparency options. Cheryl Graham explores these new features and takes viewers through a quick design [...]