This should surely distract me from the snow that is falling outside my window. For now anyway.
I wish I knew the location of this image - I found it while Stumbling and there is no information for it. If anyone knows, please let me know so I can credit the location/photographer.
(Resolution: 1680 x 1050)
I’ve finally tried to bite the bullet and teach myself Adobe Illustrator. I’ve been using Photoshop for 6-7+ years and I’ve known for most of that time that I need to learn a vector program as well. But everytime I opened Illustrator and messed around I just got frustrated because I didn’t know what I was doing. And the same tools and commands in P-shop do totally different things in Illustrator. It usually ended with me shutting the program down and cursing at it.
Since I’ve gone back to school - and it’s going great - I somewhat have a clearer path to what I want to do.Â And I’m seeing the resources and skills that I need to aquire layed out in front of me.Â So instead of wasting more time (I’m not getting any younger right??) I sucked it up and picked up a book on Illustrator. I’m over 1/2 way though it and starting to feel more comfortable with the program. Seeing all the options it has and it’s abilities, I’m only upset that I didn’t learn this sooner. It’s such an essential tool for digital media.
If anyone knows any good Illustrator resources, I’d be happy to check them out. After I finish the book, I’m going to go through whatever tutorials and tips online that I can find. I want to master this program and finally create the images that are in my head. (Scary, huh?)