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  1. Jerry D

    Improving an image

    I was reading this thread and was curious about the "make it a more high quality" part. How would you go about that? The first thing that popped into my inexperienced head was take it to Illustrator, trace, vectorize ( is that even a word? ) and enlarge it, then come back to Ps and...
  2. N

    Illustrator Need help creating a wave image in Adobe Illustrator

    Hi All, I was wondering if one of you wonderful talented designers could help me with a procedure for creating a colorful wave in Adobe Illustrator? I have attached a scanned image of what I am looking for. Can you help me figure out how to recreate something like that in Illustrator? I...
  3. M

    Illustrator Creating a hurricane shape

    Hey guys, does anyone have any idea how I can create a hurricane shape in illustrator? Like this one for instance
  4. L

    I'm sure this a filter or effect

    I'm sure this a filter or effect, don't know how it was created. Can someone fill me in? (see image). Could be illustrator, snapchat, or . . . ? thanks : )
  5. N

    Illustrator What brush is this?

    What's the exact shape of brush to make this thick and thin in illustrator? And, what are your favorite swirls brushes? :)
  6. N

    How to make these sharp lines art in illustrator of Photoshop?

    How to make these sharp lines art in illustrator of Photoshop?
  7. L

    Hi everybody!

    My name is Esther (from the Netherlands) and I have just started working with Adobe Illustrator. I have always used Photoshop before and found out Illustrator is well - something else ;-) ! Thanks in advance for your help with all my questions! And I'll do my best to help out where I can. Cheers!
  8. L

    Illustrator How to color unclosed paths

    Hello everyone, I really hope someone is able to help me with coloring my logo in Illustrator. I'm confused as I can't use Live Paint for some reason and I'm not sure what the right way to color it is (since the paths aren't closed). This is my current logo: I made a quick example in...
  9. B

    Ideas and executing them in photoshop/ illustrator..etc

    Hi, all. I have a question. I have so many ideas that I've sketched out and wrote down to be designed in either photoshop or illustrator. I'm not so great with illustrator and I never understood it when I was in college cuz the teachers SUCKED! But anyways I'm having a hard time with having the...
  10. Pixel and Bracket

    Illustrator Illustrator Quick Tip: How to Create a Clipping Mask

    In this tutorial I will be using Adobe Illustrator CC 2015. If you have an earlier or later version, it's possible that you might see some subtle differences. I do the majority of my work on a Mac, but I will try and provide PC tooltips as well. Mac Shortcut Keys: Ellipse Tool: " L " Bring to...
  11. Pixel and Bracket

    Illustrator Illustrator Quick Tip: How to Scale Strokes and Effects

    Hey guys! Have you ever found yourself styling an object, only for it to change when you resize it? Or maybe you've learned how use the Expand options, but then find yourself losing the ability to make quick adjustments later? Well, today we're going to learn how to ease those frustrations by...
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    Illustrator Can this be done in Illustrator?

    I have a logo that I want to place on top of a background of a distressed brick wall. I would like the logo to look as if it was painted onto the wall. I have played with the opacity, however, that is not quite what I am looking for. If there was a way to affect the opacity ONLY in the sections...
  13. G

    Hi everyone

    Hi, I'm an italian web designer based in Vietnam, I mostly use Illustrator and Photoshop. Nice to meet you!
  14. Y

    Letterpress effect in Photoshop or Illustrator?

    Hi all, I was wondering if this letterpress effect was done in Photoshop or Illustrator? I have been unable to recreate it with such fine detail and softness in Photoshop. . Thanks, William
  15. G

    Any advice on to how to make this enameling look more like, enamel?

    Hi, I´ve made this logo/sign (the black one) in illustrator and I´d need it to look more like enamel or metal finish. I´d prefered to do this in illustrator, to keep it scalable, but guessing it´s easier in PS? If so that will be ok for now. I like the finish of this red one I found. Any...
  16. A

    copy and paste illustrator to photoshop

    Hello everyone , I copy pasted illustrator file as smart object in Photoshop to add some layer style. however couldn't find a way except save the file back as PSD and open it in illustrator with low quality. I also tried to do my changes of illustrator file in Photoshop using place...
  17. gautamz07

    Illustrator SVG animation .. make one SVG image or split it ?

    How are you doing my old friends ? I had a CSS - SVG question , i beleive quite a few of you guys on this forum use illustrator , Now i actually have the task to animate the below graphic, have a look: Now i first have to recreate this PNG in illustrator i believe , to get the SVG code , the...
  18. D

    Illustrator How to start with Illustrator?

    Hi everyone, See, I've been playing with illustrator for a while and I like this tool. However, i don't know how and where to start. I have a bit of knowledge about Illustrator, I know basic stuff like creating shapes, pathfinder and that kind of stuff, however I don't know how to get better...
  19. R

    Illustrator Creating Logo to use in Photoshop

    I am fairly new to working with Illustrator and I am trying to create a logo to use in Photoshop as a watermark on my photos. I create the image, which includes a copyright symbol i created from 2 circles, the image does not seem to transfer over when pasting into photoshop. I get a circle...
  20. G

    Help with this logo badge please?

    Hi all, Can anyone please help me with this badge please? I need the badge to look exactly as it is but the lines must all be neat and tidy. I think one of the illustrator experts can do it... I have attached the logo separate. The Swade font is Perpetua. Thank You