by Todd Macadangdang - toddm We kick summer off with the May eMag! Contest updates, info about the new CS3 along with a few other goodies.
by Todd Macadangdang - Toddm How can you spice up your line art while cutting down on actual work time? Check out a few cool tips for creating outlines quick and easy. Mesh is not just for the hyper realistic artist! And you can work quickly and creatively with the tool. Want to see how? Check out the video tutorial link. Guest writer Ray Mullins shows you how to create detail without all the hassle.
If symbols weren't a part of your workflow, and you've never had time to see just what symbols are all about, check out this eMag. IW member David Pounds chips in with a project tutorial, and for inspiration, we've included a few pics from IAVAP member Scott Thigpen and IW member Charlene Chua.
by Todd Macadangdang - toddm IW November eMag!
With Macromedia and Adobe now well into their first year of marriage, it seems like a good time to learn how to create vector art optimized for use in Flash projects. Chris Hildenbrand gives you pointers on how to make sure your vectors work well in Flash. Also, check out how Drezenka Kimpel uses distort-with-mesh to create pseudo perspective. Finally, ever wonder what's up with the new new grouping UI? Todd Macadangdang shows you how the new grouping UI just made your life much easier!
Fun with AI's 3D tool
by Matt Kloskowski Want to learn a little about how Illustrator's 3D tool works? You'll pick up a lot while reading Matt's step-by-step 3D tool tutorial.
The Importance of Layers
by Mike Sellers - vectormike Why use layers? How can you use Layers to better organize your artwork? Mike Sellers provides you with some simple and practical ways to use layers in this real world art tutorial.