N.S.L: WEEK 137 – Illustrator CC 17.1: “Enhanced Reshape Tool” Creative Cloud

Living in the Clouds, we’ve been showered with new features =D

Adobe Illustrator Pen Tool
Pen tool drawing

Reshaping is more accessible now.

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N.S.L: WEEK 136 – Photoshop CC 14.2: “Linked Smart Objects” New Feature

If you’re a Creative Cloud member, you’ll find we have a new option when working with Smart Objects. Now we can choose between Linking or Embedding Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop CC 14.2.

It’s a good way to work and if you’re familiar with Adobe Illustrator, you might already know how this works. Continue reading

#WacomWed wk.21 “California Bear” Blob Brush Marker Style

When I sat down to figure out “What am I going to draw?” I just looked outside. It was a sunny California day, so for some reason, the bear from our flag came to mind and I went at it!

AiCC Vector Artwork
“California Bear” aka Golden Bear

I wanted to keep going with the messy look. I used the Blob Brush to get a marker effect. Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 135 – Illustrator CC: “Pencil Tool” Update

If you’re a Creative Cloud user, then you recently got an update for Adobe Illustrator CC 17.1. One of the tools that got updated was the Pencil Tool.

Pencil Tool Update
“Doodle Dudes”

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#WacomWed wk.20 “Kangaroo” Chalk in Adobe Illustrator CC

Time to get a lil dirty!

AiCC Vector Kangaroo- DynamicSketch Astute Graphics
“Kangaroo” Chalk in Adobe Illustrator CC

If you look at the recent weeks, I’ve been going on the clean side of things. Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 134 – Photoshop CC: “Image Size Update”

So many cool updates for Adobe Photoshop in the Creative Cloud and I was super excited about the changes they made to the Image Size panel =D

Image Size Panel

“Ninja Toy” upsample image

It probably doesn’t sound like the most exciting of the bunch, especially will Perspective Warp in the mix, but I use this panel ALL THE TIME.  Continue reading

#WacomWed wk.19 “Gizmo” Grimlin in Adobe Illustrator CC

Man! as a kid, I used to watch Grimlins ALL the time.

Mogwai Vector Drawing Aicc
“Gizmo”

I would watch it every day and sometimes, several times, in a day. Continue reading