Which Is Better for Logo Design; Illustrator or Photoshop?

Which Is Better for Logo Design; Illustrator or Photoshop?

Illustrator is better than Photoshop for designing Logos. This is because Illustrator is primarily a vector-based software, enabling you to create shapes and lines that scale without losing quality. Photoshop is pixel-based, meaning the image or logo you create loses quality with scaling. To get a better understanding of the differences between the two software,…

What is 9-slice scaling in Adobe Illustrator?

What is 9-slice scaling in Adobe Illustrator?

9-slice scaling is a 2D image resizing technique that proportionally scales an image by splitting it into nine sections. Each of these sections will be reduced or expanded according to the value given for their corresponding percentage of stretching. One great benefit of 9-slice scaling is that corners are preserved and not stretched. For instance,…

Is Adobe Illustrator a CAD program?

Is Adobe Illustrator a CAD program?

CAD stands for “Computer-Aided Design” and is a computer program used in engineering and manufacturing. The acronym has become a synonym for design software, so therefore yes, Illustrator is a CAD program. However CAD often also refers to drafting programs, and Illustrator is not a drafting program. Designers use Illustrator to create graphics to be…

Should you draw cartoons in Photoshop or Illustrator?

Should you draw cartoons in Photoshop or Illustrator?

Choosing between Photoshop and Illustrator for drawing cartoons will depend on what style of cartoon you want to draw. If your style is more traditional like a newspaper cartoon or comic and manga, then Photoshop would be your best bet. If you want to draw a more modern-looking cartoon with clean crisp edges and lines,…

Should you buy Adobe Illustrator? Is it worth it?
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Should you buy Adobe Illustrator? Is it worth it?

I’ve used Adobe Illustrator for well over 5 years now as my staple graphic design program both as a student and in my professional career. It’s a great program like all other adobe software, but it costs a ton, and to be honest, I’ve struggled to afford it at times. When I wasn’t getting regular…

Illustrator Export For Screens Is Pixelated- FIXED
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Illustrator Export For Screens Is Pixelated- FIXED

There are 2 reasons why your exported image appears pixelated. Either you’re original artboard size in illustrator does not match your intended export dimensions (artboard was too small) or your export settings result in a lower quality export. To export your Illustrator file into a high-quality PNG or JPG image, make sure your artboard in…

Illustrator Not Responding: Do This To Save Your Work!
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Illustrator Not Responding: Do This To Save Your Work!

Adobe Illustrator CC2015 and newer versions have auto-recovery feature as default. When Illustrator crashes or is not responding, force close the program and relaunch it and illustrator will ask you to open the auto-recovered documents from the last time it was saved. Once you open the recovered document, save it before you start working again….

How To Find a Specific Pantone Color in Adobe illustrator
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How To Find a Specific Pantone Color in Adobe illustrator

To find a specific Pantone Color in Illustrator: Go to Window>Swatch Libraries> Color Books.Gradient”> Drag a swatch from your Pantone Swatch Panel (window>swatch libraries>color book) to the gradient slider bar in the Gradient Panel. Drag a second swatch the same way. Delete unwanted swatches in the slider by selecting them and using the trash icon…