Adobe Illustrator CS6 sneak peek: pattern creation

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

INTRODUCING TO ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

Adobe Illustrator is a vector drawing program. It is often used to draw illustrations, cartoons, diagrams, charts and logos. Unlike bitmap images that stores information in a grid of dots, Illustrator uses mathematical equations to draw out the shapes. This makes vector graphics scalable without the loss of resolution.


Illustrator is a vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Adobe Systems. Illustrator is similar in scope, intended market, and functionality to its competitors,CorelDrawXara Designer Pro and Macromedia FreeHand.The latest version, Illustrator CS5, is the fifteenth generation in the product line.



Advantages of Vector Graphics
  • Scalable without resolution loss
  • Lines are crisp and sharp at any sizes
  • Print at high resolution
  • Smaller file size
  • Good for drawing illustrations

Disadvantages of vector graphics
  • Drawings tend to look flat and cartoon
  • Hard to produce photo realistic drawings

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