Pete shows designers how to use Illustrator’s Live Trace feature to create design elements that can be used in Photoshop.
Dave’s tutorial covers how Illustrator’s graphic styles can be applied to text, edited, and then brought over to Photoshop. Once he’s in Photoshop, Dave uses smart objects and blending modes to tweak the design.
After designing a grungy scroll bar in Illustrator, Tom Green takes the AI file into Flash Catalyst and creates a functioning vertical scroll bar.
Explore some design options using Illustrator’s blend tool using blend options and the path selection tool.
Corey uses creates a vintage graphic effect in Illustrator using the live trace feature and artistic effects.
Add multiple strokes to objects in Illustrator using the Appearance panel.
Jeff Witchel creates a flag waving animation from Illustrator by animating blends and exporting to a Flash swf file.
Corey Barker demonstrates how to create a seamless vector hexagon pattern in Adobe Illustrator CS5.
Creating a logo in Adobe Illustrator is easy enough, but heres 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.
Learn how to use the warp tools in Illustrator to make stylish shapes in no time.
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