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October 2009 Articles

Vectors Imitate Life with Gradient Mesh

When an artist is given a choice about creating a photo-realistic image on the computer, their first instinct would be to turn to any of the raster-based image editors, such as Photoshop. However, what if they were told that they needed to create this photo-realistic image in a vector-based image editor? Amazingly enough, with the advent of the “gradient mesh” feature, the creation of a photo-realistic image is completely doable in Adobe Illustrator. Continue Reading »

Design a Vintage Poster with Vector Pack 16

Design a Vintage Poster with Vector Pack 16

Introduction When you think about the design process, what comes to mind? I believe it is the combination of thoughts, mixed with emotions and pure forms that capture a person’s attention. We are all part of this thing called “madness. ” The definition of Madness: 1. The state of being mad; insanity. 2. Senseless folly:… Continue Reading »