Symbols in Adobe Illustrator are objects that you have created using an array of art tools and features. These symbols can be reused multiple times within your document.
A large part of working with Adobe Illustrator is being able to use shapes to create intricate designs for brochures, letterheads, logos etc. This is where the Shape Builder Tool comes in handy, with the help of this tool you will be able to merge, extract, and select shapes easily. Follow this blog to learn of its features!
Mesh tool is intricate and requires one to spend time perfecting each detail, however once completed you will be sure to have achieved a 3-D look in your illustrations. This is due to how the mesh tool works where colours can flow in various directions and transition smoothly from one point to another.
Not many people are aware of the fact that you are able to save an Illustrator document as a Photoshop file and vice versa. Adobe added this feature to able users to seamlessly work in between the two documents, where you can edit text with Illustrator and add depth within the image using Photoshop.
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With the current buzz in 3D it was a sure thing that Adobe Illustrator would catch on and introduce tools, which enabled users to be able to create 3 dimensional shapes.