Vintage Graphic Effect with Illustrator Live Trace

Corey uses creates a vintage graphic effect in Illustrator using the live trace feature and artistic effects.

Multi-Stroke Tips for Adobe Illustrator

Add multiple strokes to objects in Illustrator using the Appearance panel.

Animating Blends in Adobe Illustrator

Jeff Witchel creates a flag waving animation from Illustrator by animating blends and exporting to a Flash swf file.

Hexagon Pattern from Scratch in Illustrator

Corey Barker demonstrates how to create a seamless vector hexagon pattern in Adobe Illustrator CS5.

Create Logos Using Live Trace in Illustrator

Creating a logo in Adobe Illustrator is easy enough, but here’s a cool technique for taking a couple of photos and using Live Trace to create graphic elements as part of an eye-catching surf logo.

Simple Warping Effects in Illustrator

Learn how to use the warp tools in Illustrator to make stylish shapes in no time.

Movie Posters in Adobe Illustrator CS5

As you may know, I’m a big fan of movie posters and I realized that I always create them in Photoshop. Recently, I was asked if it’s possible to do them in Illustrator as well. The answer is a resounding yes, and there’s a real advantage of doing something like this in Illustrator.

Make the Most of Two Colors in Illustrator

After an article about 2-color printing from InDesign, Jeff decided to see what he could with Adobe Illustrator.

Dramatic Shadow Effect in Illustrator

Recently, I saw a trailer for a new movie called The Adjustment Bureau with Matt Damon and was intrigued by the title art. It’s an interesting reversed shadow effect that you can re-create simply by using the new Perspective Grid feature in Illustrator CS5. 1 CREATE DOCUMENT; SET TYPE Choose File>New and in the New [...]

Adobe Illustrator: Gradient Along a Path

Dave Cross shows Illustrator users how to accomplish a gradient along a path.

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