Archive for June, 2013

June 17, 2013

Adobe Illustrator CC Is Available Now!

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Illustrator CC is here.

A quick overview of what’s new is below. To learn more or to download a free 30-day trial, visit the Illustrator pages on




With Illustrator CC you can:

Be more connected

  • Always have the latest version and the newest features with Illustrator CC and Creative Cloud.
  • Share projects straight from Illustrator CC to Behance to showcase your own projects and get immediate feedback from creatives around the world.
  • Capture color themes out in the world with the free Adobe Kuler iPhone app and they’ll be accessible immediately in Illustrator.

Indulge your love of type 

  • The new Touch Type tool lets you work with live, editable type as if the characters were individual objects.
  • Find the perfect font fast with a new streamlined font menu.
  • Instantly switch between area type and point type.

Find new power in brushes 

  • With new Images in brushes, you can paint with a brush made from a photo. Create complex organic designs quickly — with simple brush strokes.
  • Create pattern brushes swiftly by selecting from auto-generated corner options that perfectly match the rest of the stroke.

Think design, not code 

  • Create websites faster by letting Illustrator generate CSS code for you. Copy and paste the code right into your web editor.
  • Export an entire page, include images, as a CSS style sheet that can be referenced with a link tag in an HTML file.
  • Complex objects can instantly be copied and pasted as SVG code.

Work faster

  • Import multiple files into your Illustrator layout at the same time and with new control.
  • Transform objects in a more immediate and intuitive way right on the artboard.
  • Synchronize your workspace settings to Creative Cloud — including Illustrator preferences, presets, brushes, and libraries.




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June 13, 2013

Top 5 Illustrator Tutorials on Vectortuts+ in May 2013


Welcome to this months catch up showcasing our favorite Adobe Illustrator tutorials available on Vectortuts+. Vectortuts+ is a blog of tutorials, articles and more on all things vector! We publish tutorials on techniques and effects to make awesome vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator. My name is Sharon Milne, I’m the Editor of Vectortuts+, and it is my pleasure to share with the Adobe Illustrator community five of our most interesting and popular tutorials published during May 2013.


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