Interview with Artist Aidan Hughes

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The first time I saw artwork by Aidan Hughes, I was in the local record store (Back when you still purchased CDs) and came across an album by KMFDM. I studied the artwork. I loved the dynamic black, white and red illustrations. It was one of my first inspirations into exploring illustration. Aidan, a experienced illustrator, provided an interview for Vectips with Illustrator, style and industry insights.

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Vectips Monthly Roundup: October

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There are a number of great tutorials, freebies, and articles related to vectors coming out on the web daily. Each month, I roundup some of the best posts that I have found useful. I can’t include everything I’ve seen throughout the month, but you can follow my Twitter feed to get all the daily links. Post comments with links that I have missed so everyone can see them!

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Adobe Illustrator CS4 Review

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I have been working with the new Illustrator CS4 everyday for the past week. To test out the functionality and new features of CS4, I worked on logos, illustrations, web designs and more. There are some great improvements in the CS4 version of Illustrator. What are the new functions? How do they work? Is it worth it to upgrade? I’ll answer these questions in my review of Illustrator CS4!

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Interview with Vector Artist Chris Leavens

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Chirs Leavens is an amazing vector artist who produces most of his art, from start to finish, in Illustrator CS3. This includes all the fantastic textures and tones in his illustrations. Chris’s art incorporates absurdity, anthropomorphism, and a healthy dose of humor. Chris was kind enough to provide Vectips with an interview with insights on his style, Illustrator, and the design and illustration industry!

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Vectips Monthly Roundup – September

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There are a number of great tutorials, freebies, and articles related to vectors coming out on the web daily. Each month, I roundup some of the best posts that I have found useful. This month’s roundup is late because of my vacation. Still, I figured better late then never! For more links, follow my Twitter feed and if I missed anything, post a comment with any other interesting links.

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Illustrator CS4 Announcement Round Up

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I’m sure you know by now that Adobe has announced Creative Suite 4. Most important to me is Illustrator CS4. I was going to write a comprehensive breakdown of all the new features, but found others have done it better. Instead, I rounded up the best articles and videos I’ve found about the launch of Illustrator CS4. I am going to wait until I have CS4 in my hands to do a comprehensive review.

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Be One Of The First To See Adobe® Creative Suite® 4

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You can register with Adobe® to view a special web broadcast for Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 on the 23rd of September, 2008. All you have to do is follow this link and sign up for a time and Adobe® will send you information on how to view it. I’m all signed up and can’t wait to see what is in store for Illustrator CS4! Does any one have any predictions on what the new features Illustrator will include?