Monday, October 5, 2009

Here's another one


Okay, I haven't finished writing the chapter yet. But I thought I'd just go ahead and post this image because it worked out so well. This chapter will teach readers to combine Illustrator and Photoshop once again, bouncing back and forth between the applications. Texture from within the Photoshop document will be used in alpha channels to mask Illustrator Smart Objects. Masking is the prominent part of this chapter, with both standard and vector masks being used in Photoshop. However, the often overlooked clipping mask operation in illustrator will be demonstrated as well. And finally, the icing on the cake will be working with 3d rotations within Illustrator complete with mapped symbols and lighting.