Creative Integration with Photoshop CS4 and Illustrator By Corey Barker

2 hr 38 min
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Both of these applications are amazing by themselves, but once you begin to integrate features form each you will see a world of possibilities open up. In this course we will cover the numerous ways you can utilize the strengths of both Photoshop and Illustrator to be more efficient and more creative

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Welcome to the course. Corey talks about what he will be teaching in these videos
It is important to maintain color consistency between applications
Learn the differences between these two types of graphics to get a better idea of each program's strengths
Illustrator now has the ability to work on multiple artboards in a single document
Importing and exporting multi-layered documents
This lesson covers methods of transferring art and files between applications
Transferring color information between Photoshop and Illustrator
Not everything has to be created from scratch. There are hundreds of presets to help you out
Using preset brushes to create your designs
Users can apply a number of Photoshop filters and effects to your artwork in Illustrator
The Live Trace tool is a multi-purpose tool that has a lot of uses
Creating and transferring text and text objects in both Photoshop and Illustrator
This lesson covers the basics of masking and selections
Starting in Illustrator, we're going to take a graphic and turn it into a brush
This Illustrator tool is helpful when creating complex graphics
Getting a little more advanced with 3D effects
Start a project in Illustrator before eventually moving it over to Photoshop
Using preset shapes to create custom patterns
Creating a diamond pattern using live effects
Hope you learned a lot and enjoyed the course. Have fun!
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Corey Barker


Corey is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, FL, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web desig...

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