What do you do when you want a crisp logo or infographic, and have to worry about the plethora of screen resolutions and sizes? Apart from using hi-res images or make different versions of said images and then having to work out how to serve them up, SVG is a good way to go. It means that you just need one file, and no matter the resolution of the display screen or wether you zoom in a lot or not, it will always be as sharp as possible.
Below you can see an example of an SVG on the web, and if you zoom in you will see the image retains it's quality and there is no pixelation.
Whilst InDesign is generally pretty stable I do sometimes come across people who have an issue with InDesign crashing repeatedly. There are a few things you can do to stop this, other than simply reinstalling InDesign.
Adobe Comp CC is a new app for the iPad which Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers can download and use. Comp lets you create layouts on your iPad quickly and easily, allowing you to pull in assetts from your CC libraries, such as images, vector artwork and colour swatches. These layouts can then be pushed out to InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator for completion on the more comprehensive desktop packages.
Get Faster with Graphic Styles
Graphic Styles in Illustrator are great way to store Appearance settings so they can be re-used within a single document, across several documents or even shared with others when working on collaborative projects.
Today’s post is a Quick-Tip aimed at those already familiar with the process of using Graphic Styles but I’ll briefly outline the process below.
Where’s my Swatch gone? How to stop your Swatches disappearing when you quit Illustrator
Have you ever wondered why all the lovely Gradients, Colours and Brushes you had loaded the night before have all disappeared when you relaunch Illustrator in the morning?
Transform Each – transforming multiple objects with greater control
Illustrator has a number of powerful functions nested away in its many sub-menus and if you aren’t the kind of person who naturally likes to have a snoop around you could be missing out.
Today I want to show you the Transform Each function, a powerful but often overlooked tool you should have in your armory.
Cutting and joining is vitally important when you're trying to build interesting artwork and there are a number of different ways and tools that we can use for this. We're going to look now at some of the cutting tools first.The first tool is in with the Erase tool. It's called the Scissor tool. This tool allows you cut a path by clicking on the path with a tool.