Weekly Vector Inspiration #3

Weekly Vector Inspiration #3

This post is part of a weekly series showcasing inspirational vector art selected by Vectips. Although the series showcases vector art, some work might just be vector inspired, not created completely with vector art. If you have any art suggestions, feel free to comment! I have also started a vi.sualize.us account so you can stay up-to-date with inspirational vector images. Check out the Vectips profile.

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Weekly Vector Inspiration #2

July

This post is part of a weekly series showcasing inspirational vector art selected by Vectips. Although the series showcases vector art, some work might just be vector inspired, not created completely with vector art. If you have any art suggestions, feel free to comment! I have also started a vi.sualize.us account so you can stay up-to-date with inspirational vector images. Check out the Vectips profile.

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Interview with Glenn Jones aka Glennz

Glennz

I have a couple of t-shirts designed by Glenn Jones, as I’m sure many of you do. Even if you don’t, you probably recognize one of his many t-shirt designs sold on Threadless and his Glennz shop. Utilizing pop-culture references, Glenn’s vector illustrations are fun, engaging, and compelling. Read on to learn more about Glenn’s Illustrator experience and industry insights.

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Weekly Vector Inspiration #1

July

This is the first post in a weekly series showcasing inspirational vector art selected by Vectips. Although the series showcases vector art, some work might just be vector inspired, not created completely with vector art. If you have any art suggestions, feel free to comment! I have also started a vi.sualize.us account so you can stay up-to-date with inspirational vector images. Check out the Vectips profile.

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Quick Tip: Selecting All Artwork In An Active Artboard

Quick Tip: Selecting All Artwork In An Active Artboard

Here is another quick tip when using Multiple Artboards in CS4. When you Select All (Command + A), Illustrator will select all the artwork in every artboard. This is great in some situations, but sometimes you want to select all artwork in an active artboard and not in others. No problem! Simply use the keyboard shortcut Command + Option + A (Mac) or Ctrl + Alt + A (Win)!

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Quick Tip: Guides In Multiple Artboards

Quicktip: Single Artboard Guides

I have been using the new Multiple Artboards feature in Illustrator CS4 more and more lately. I use it for setting up identity packages, multiple logo options , illustration variations, and so on. One thing that annoyed me, was using guides with multiple artboards. By default, guides span all artboards. Luckily, there is a simple solution to set guides to only span a particular artboard.

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