: Illustrator: Isometric Grid with coding When I used to go to college, I used to had a Graphic Design teacher who made an isometric grid using code. He had made the grid so that anyone who
: Whats the best illustrator extension/ plugin for web designers? GuideGuide ? VectorScribe ? WidthScribe ?
: Exported SVG Definitions Keep Changing -> Need Consistent Output My website will rely on several hundred SVG files generated by illustrator. The website is designed to control certain styles
: Filter objects into separate layers by fill color in Illustrator I have over 100 objects of two types (paths, compound paths). I want to filter these objects into separate layers based on fill
: Why doesn't Illustrator automatically overprint 100% black? I am creating print PDFs from InDesign that contain Illustrator files. Most of these Illustrator files have black outlines used. When
: Illustrator CC: Extending shapes along a path I have a couple arrow shapes pointing at a given angle as shown in the image below. I'd like to extend both arrow points together, further along
: Pattern help for wedding name cards I am a super beginner in illustrator and have gotten as far as the picture attached. I am trying to make name cards for my wedding from the graphic I
: How to make Illustrator default to CMYK How to make Illustrator default to CMYK. My color box says CMYK, but my swatches still default to RGB please help.
: Exporting Illustrator image for CMYK printing using jpg I'm wondering if I need to convert fonts to outline when exporting to a jpg? I assume not, but it's been a while since I've had anything
: How can I resize a vector to a specific size and resolution? I'm fairly new to design and I'm having issues resizing vectors. My end goal : to print to a t shirt through something like redbubble/printful.
: Adobe Illustrator CC - Shape Builder Tool suddenly disabled? I was able to use the Shape Builder Tool, but now whenever I choose it, my cursor displays a little "not allowed" sign indicating
: Why images contained within SVG files are getting reduced (SVG Exported from Adobe illustrator) I am trying to export a file from Adobe Illustrator in the form of SVG file and I have tried
: How to convert photoshop CC shapes to paths to be opened in illustrator I'm trying to export some icons designed using shapes, effects, and masks to illustrator, but the problem is that the
: Features not working in Illustrator Why are the features in this panel not available to me? I do not use a tablet currently.
: How to achieve wavy text effect on Illustrator I would like to achieve the "Nature" Text effect. If this effect has a name I can search for it, but I don't know where to start. Thank you.
: Preparing "Extrude & Bevel" effects for export as SVG I used Illustrator's effect "Extrude & Bevel ..." on some svg-icons. Before exporting, I use "Object - Expand..." which results in many
: Adobe Illustrator two pages in one file My colleague gives me a file from Google drive and i can see a file with two pages. After downloading the file, when i open from Illustrator, I can
: Illustrator: when making a pattern with a symbol instance the link is lost if i create a symbol, then use that to make a pattern any changes to the symbol are not reflected in the pattern.
: Change Illustrator Default Export Settings In Adobe Illustrator CC, is there a way of changing the default export settings for SVG from the defaults? I would like to use layer names as id's
: Fill color (Hex) value as variable to be used in data set? I am new to Illustrator for the most part. I am trying to build out a bunch of icons with different 2 letter values as well as
: How to blend multiple pre-made swatch gradients into 1 shape in Illustrator? I'm trying to make these separate rectangles into 1 rectangle with each gradient flowing seamlessly into one another.
: How do I recover layers after they have been merged in Illustrator? I saved my vector art as an ai file with layers and went back a few days later to find that it is only one layer. I
: How to export an svg icon in adobe illustrator with gaussian blur? How to export an svg icon in adobe illustrator with gaussian blur? I am working with Adobe illustratot CC. When I use "effekt
: Illustrator: which canvas size and settings for new logo document What canvas size and other settings should I do in Illustrator when creating the main master design of any logo?
: Convert shapes and lines into a single outline Coming back to Illustrator after many years away, and I seem to have forgotten how to do what seems really elementary. Forgive my quick hand sketches...
: Exporting Just Artboard Contents -> Export for Screens I'm building a 3D jersey editor. I use illustrator to do my jersey textures for my 3D model (artboard on left of first screenshot). I
: How to vectorize an image while keeping it crisp I have been given the task to take graphs and vector them to make them be able to scale up and down. Every time I live trace it, it comes
: Erase parts of a raster layer in Illustrator I have a composition in Illustrator where I want to erase some parts of a Raster (non-vector) layer. Basically there are drops of coloured ink floating
: What should be transparent padding width and border radius for an Android launcher icon? I'm trying to create a 48x48 px icon for an Android app according Google material icon guidelines. Now,
: What causes align to object to fail so incredibly? (Ai 2014 CC) Edit: Specifically this is when copying and pasting from one file to another file. I'm using align to "Key Object" not align
: How do you a get graphic both in front of and behind text like this? I hope someone can help me. I know about Object, Arrange and text wrap and all that, but I still cannot figure out
: Hi-res billboard design print specs I'm tasked with designing the FIRST billboard for our store. I'm excited and I have the design all set, but I wanted to know if I've done this right.
: When dealing with graphs, is Illustrator or Excel better, and why? There is a graph tool in AI. I wonder if I needed to create one, should I use AI or a specific programme like Excel? Are
: Gradient Map in Illustrator Is there a way to create a gradient map effect in illustrator? I tried different bledning modes but I cant get it to look the the photoshop version. Thanks in advance
: Saving an AI file in Illustrator automatically generates a PDF When I save an AI file in Illustrator, I usually keep the default "Save As" Illustrator settings. My understanding is, that when
: Saving Illustrator AI File as PDF and PDF is inaccurate I created a wireframe in Illustrator. I have it saved as an AI file. I decided to "Save As" a PDF so as to send it to the client.
: How To Delete Overlapping Lines in Illustrator I want to remove everything outside the lighter gray rectangle, i.e. remove the 2 overhanging lines from the black rhomboid/parallelogram. Is there
: How to create this text effect in Illustrator? (one word, 2 different colours) How would you create this effect (below) in Illustrator with the coloured text and transparent text over the coloured
: How can I remove a transparent interface in a 3D extrusion in Adobe Illustrator? I created a 3D structure with three layers in Adobe Illustrator using the Extrude & Bevel effect. It consists
: Name for having a background of the main element I am totally new to illustrator and I am trying to make myself a logo. Something neat I found online was a trick where you used the same
: A logo that will be printed on a T-Shirt I want to make this logo print-ready on a T-shirt, but I have a few questions: 1) I have an overlap in my logo, I tried to merge the whole artwork
: Instagram Desktop Version - Profile Pic Blurry/Pixelated Question....I am trying to use a logo as a profile pic on Instagram. On my phone it looks fine but on my desktop it looks very pixelated.
: Creating a rounded corner on a shape What you're looking at here is a zoom-in of a custom drop shadow I've created in Illustrator CC for some text. The foreground text is hidden. Since
: Save for web Photoshop/Illustrator I want to save a logo as PNG-24 with a transparent background. Is it completely the same outcome if I Save for Web in Photoshop and Save for Web in Illustrator?
: How to make rgba in illustrator i have a logo in .ai and the customer wants me to save it as a rgba. I normally only work with cmyk and rgb, so how do i make it rgba in illustrator?
: Creating a clock using the rotation tool (with rounded rectangles) I have managed to create a circle with 12 boxes inside which worked fine. I came to create another but with rounded corners
: Remove line from shape I need to remove line from shape, but when I use pathfinder tool, it makes shape from my line(Arc tool), then removes it. How to remove only line itself? These are
: Where can I read in detail about right way of scaling up pixel perfect icons? I have already asked 2 questions here about exporting pixel perfect icons in different sizes. So far, I've understood
: A logo on a T-Shirt printing I want to make this logo print-ready on a T-shirt, but I have a few questions: 1) I have an overlap in my logo, I tried to merge the whole artwork but I
: Getting text to copy to multiple text boxes on separate artboards in Illustrator I have a file that I use that has multiple artboards. I type info on page one and it copies the same information
: Script to place a circle on the center of of all my strokes I have a design I'd like to laser cut and need to put a circle in the center of the red lines. Is there a way to place
: How to export icon in different sizes without getting blur edges? I need to export icons for an android app in 4 different sizes: 36x36, 48x48, 64x64 and 72x72 px. The original size of icon
: Mask a shape in front of many small shapes in Illustrator CC I am working on the latest version of Adobe Illustrator CC with all the latest updates installed. I have the following: I would
: Presets for a specific zoom in illustrator Just hoping someone has figured out a shortcut (preferably keyboard shortcut) in illustrator to snap the zoom to 133% (a visual 1:1 scale for online's
: SVG --> After saving my Illustrator project to svg format, it looks different Why, after saving my Illustrator project to svg format, does it look different than in the project? Those are my
: Illustrator - Duplicating text across several artboards I'm creating canvas' of multiple sizes and shapes that have blocks of text that are the same. Is there a way to have edit the text in
: White lines around the logo today I'm here to ask you how to export better on Illustrator! I made a text logo, I was going on Photoshop to add a background and I saw these lines: Did I
: Why do shapes and spacing get distorted when scaled down in Illustrator? What I need: I'm creating android app icon. So it's obviously pixel based and I want to pay attention to make it "pixel
: Exporting light and dark version of design I am creating an icon with Illustrator, which I am trying to export in both a light and dark fill format. Currently I have the icon with a dark
: How to clearly see what is process and spot colors in the swatches palette How can you clearly see the differences between process and spot colors in the swatches palette in Illustrator? I
: I'm trying to split up my illustrator artboard into even sections using the rectangular grid tool I have my artboard set up to represent a playing field which is measuring at 140 meters by
: What format is best for placing an image into Illustrator I have an Illustrator document that I need to place an image from Photoshop into. The original images are in .psd and .eps formats.
: Change Default Save as EPS options I need a little bit of help regarding "save as .eps" file - I want the Custom transparency vector balance to be 0 always, when saving as .eps. kindly find
: Illustrator - communicating with printing company I want to send some artwork (signs) to a printing company - about 20 designs, with varying quantities printed. Each sign is on it's own artboard
: Illustrator script to convert multiple files into outlines with a pdf preset Can someone help with an illustrator script that can convert text from multiple files in a folder to outlines and
: InDesign or Illustrator for package design? I was debating with my students this week about which software to submit their files in for my package design class. A few advantages of InDesign
: Why would I want to a use baseline grid in Illustrator cc? What are the benefits be of using a baseline grid in Illustrator for a limited amount of text?
: How do I grab the end of a letter and strech it along a curved path to join it to another letter? I would like to stretch the end of a letter and join it to another letter. I would like
: Adobe Illustrator - equal bleed on multiple documents I'm working on a design, that needs to be printed in multiple sizes (mostly in 4:5 ratio, sizes from 8x10 to 32x40 inches). Each printed
: Does giving manual radius to a shape makes it look bad? Basically, I'm confused between geometric/mathematics and aesthetic point of view. I need a shape as shown in image for my logo. Now,
: Layer comps in Illustrator I've searched for this, but I suppose it's not very common. I am web design enthusiast and I want to make different states for buttons and etc. Personally I don't
: How to give a solid motion trail to an object Sorry about the title, I don't know how to describe this, therefore I am not sure what to search for to see if this can be done. I'm working
: Illustrator: How do I create a clipping mask with 2 paths? I'm trying to create a clipping mask to ensure a shape doesn't spill over outside of the containing shape. Here's the image I am
: Dynamic symbols color change I am using dynamic symbols for a bunch of icons and when I create a dynamic symbol in black, color editing for individual symbols(which doesn't affect the master
: Blur every object behind itself sorry I am a new guy here and in illustrator, I am gonna make a low opacity and blur object that effects on every object behind itself. like below finally
: Illutrator save for web created dull images Hej! This has never been a problem before and I have tried to look for an answer all over the web with no success. I have created lots of illustrations
: Should I rasterize or expand fonts in Illustrator for sending files to print? When preparing art work in Illustrator, is it better to rasterize texts, fonts or expand them? I'm trying to discover,
: Efficient way to replicate "confetti" effect for repeated use I have several "confetti" images that I want to take the design and create a method so I can replicate it as a fill I can apply
: Adobe Illustrator - File - Icon Preview When I save my Illustrator file the file preview shows like this. How can I change it? At the moment it is showing many different layers in the document.
: Using the pen tool for drawing a geometric pattern I'm very new to illustrator and I'm trying to create a card for a baby birth. One of the things which I would like to place on the card
: Illustrator/Inkscape : doing perfect connected waves in one path I'm a newbie with these tools but i need to do a kind of drawing that should be scalable. I would like to reproduce the same
: View / save pattern transformation (Illustrator) I have a pattern in Illustrator. I have transformed the pattern (scale, rotate, etc.) within an object. The pattern is only transformed within that
: How to do this grungy effect in adobe illustrator i wanted to ask if anyone knows how to do the daily minimal effect in adobe illustrator. I already played around with pathfinder to do the
: Improve the readability of a scanned map I have an old scanned map showing data from a 1980 survey. The map is in a PNG format. The original data has been lost over time and this is the
: How to fill a shape with color in a way that doesn't follow the outline? I have created this shape in Photoshop and exported as PNG: I then imported it to Illustrator and now I am trying
: How to draw a 3d arrow going up in illustrator (example provided)? Can someone tell me how to do it like the picture above in illustrator? I first drew an arrow (a rectangle and a triangle
: Cannot modify my handcoded SVG with Illustrator I've handcoded a logo for my website with SVG markup in a text editor: https://codepen.io/Deka87/pen/LQzgrz?editors=1000. I saved its contents in a
: Outline ImageLine Art from Edge Mask Hey I've been trying to figure out how to create black and white line art from my photographs. I've got illustrator, photoshop and lightroom. Image trace
: Is the below possible using Adobe Illustrator. It yes, then how? I am a novice using Adobe Illustrator. I need to convert this to the colors as shown in the 2nd image. The font is called
: Dealing with poorly converted CAD files in illustrator Has anyone else experienced an issue dealing with converted CAD files in Illustrator? Sometimes I get CAD files converted to PDF that have
: How do I make Illustrator export for screens at Does anyone have a method by which I can export in Illustrator at <0.5x? It seems -- unlike Photoshop -- if I attempt to export @0.33x,
: Illustrator - Making inside of image transparent I'm trying to make the inside parts of an image transparent. I used the image trace feature in Illustrator 6 to successfully get the outside
: How I can make this Complex Gradient in illustrator? I want to make this complex gradient, what tool should i make ?
: Colours in InDesign different in Illustrator I've created a logo in Illustrator CC for print in CMYK color mode. I've saved it as a PNG to import into my flyer I'm creating in InDesign.
: How to decrease the size of my svg file Attached is an image, new.jpg, which I created in Illustrator and then converted it into SVG as required for a project. I have also used 2 compression
: Getting Illustrator to send true black to Ricoh printer My Illustrator design shows "rich black" but when I send it to my Ricoh Aficio GX e3300n printer the black comes out dark maroon/brown.
: Illustrator Novice Question - How to change the color of a graphic easily? This graphic is created by many shapes and elements. Two colors compose this graphic: red and white. The shapes
: Illustrator CC How do I draw within a layer group I have created a layer and within it a group to which I have put a transform effect to do symmetry. While it works fine, I have to manually
: Why does my text become white when I outline it in Illustrator? Usually, when I outline a text in Adobe Illustrator, its area becomes filled with the text color. Now, I tried to outline many
: How to fill a shape with multiple colors Hey I recently started using Illustrator so still a newbie. I am trying to add 4 colors within the sunglasses as shown in Img1. At the moment I