Tag: vectors

Electronic Design Advanced Finito

November 23, 2011 By Paul Yeatman

Okay, after about 8 hours of actual work, I have something that has taught me to use feathering and the gradient mesh tool. What follows is the reference image and 5 images taken at 5, 7, 8 and 9 hours.  The 4 hour one was orignally posted a few days ago so I’ve not uploaded […]

Not quite derailed

November 18, 2011 By Paul Yeatman

Ok.  Thanks to my motorcycle not running after it had warmed up (argh), I rode my mountain bike into the city for class.  It was 45 mins from Earthbase to Studyville.  I do that time when I drive, but with us being in a new building, parking is a bit more tricky. Quite appropriately, my […]

Vectorize This!

November 23, 2010 By Paul Yeatman

To start of, tonight we had to whip up some color wheels in illustrator using the pathfinder feature and some use of the swatches.  Following that, the fun stuff began.  We have three weeks to produce an A3 sized vector image of a head of whoever we choose as long as they are human.  I […]

Toolbars and control boxes

October 11, 2010 By Paul Yeatman

Tonight the diploma was a ‘get to know’ illustrator lesson.  We were handed manuals and let loose on illustrator in a very basic but time consuming click here, do this, move this, show this, hide that, change workspace, zoom here, custom view that. More of it to come next week.  I am thinking of dragging […]