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Jun
2013

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In Adobe Illustrator
Reviews

By Tony LaTorre

Illustrator Plugin Review: WidthScribe

On 26, Jun 2013 | No Comments | In Adobe Illustrator, Reviews | By Tony LaTorre

Con­tin­u­ing on from last week’s inves­ti­ga­tion of Illus­tra­tor plu­g­ins from Astute Graph­ics, today I’m look­ing at Width­Scribe. Width­Scribe is an enhance­ment to the vari­able width stroke tech­nol­ogy that was intro­duced in Illus­tra­tor CS5, and that I wrote about a few weeks ago. Read more…

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19

Jun
2013

In Adobe Illustrator
Reviews

By Tony LaTorre

Illustrator Plugin Review: VectorScribe

On 19, Jun 2013 | In Adobe Illustrator, Reviews | By Tony LaTorre

With all the posts I’ve recently writ­ten about Adobe Illus­tra­tor and logos and such, read­ers of this blog might be sur­prised to know that the pro­gram I do most of my work in is Adobe After Effects, and I promise I’ll get to that even­tu­ally, but for some rea­son Illus­tra­tor has been more in my life lately. Appar­ently I’m not the only one, because I went to my monthly motion graph­ics (DMA/LA) meet­ing last night, and what do they have but a demo on a plu­gin for…Illustrator. And then a pre­sen­ta­tion on char­ac­ter design from an Illus­tra­tor. So maybe there’s some­thing in the air right now. Read more…

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12

Jun
2013

In Adobe Illustrator
Software

By Tony LaTorre

The Joy of Variable Width Strokes

On 12, Jun 2013 | In Adobe Illustrator, Software | By Tony LaTorre

A sample of a path with variable width stroke

I’m not sure whether to be filled with hope or unease when I find out a fea­ture I con­sider to be pretty essen­tial has just shown up in a recent ver­sion of my 26-year-old soft­ware, but that’s the case with Adobe Illus­tra­tor and variable-width strokes, the abil­ity to make the stroke of a path vary in width. Read more…

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05

Jun
2013

In Adobe Illustrator
Logos

By Tony LaTorre

CBM Logo Design

On 05, Jun 2013 | In Adobe Illustrator, Logos | By Tony LaTorre

The back story and thought process behind the logo for the tal­ent man­age­ment com­pany CBM.

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