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Real World Illustrator
« on: September 11, 2007, 07:13:03 AM »
just a prompt for people to subscribe to this, if they're interested.

http://rwillustrator.blogspot.com

Mordy Golding's "thing". There's a good archive available.

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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2007, 08:01:54 AM »
I bought one of Morty's AI manuals a few years ago when I was learning Illy. One of the "Learn in 24 Hours" series...which took me more like 24 days because I did one chapter every evening. I''d like to read his blog to see if there's anything about dealing with transparency.
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2008, 01:19:49 AM »
Probably shoulda Stickied this before... :D. It's "Sticky" moment has certainly arrived now.  ;D
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2008, 06:24:45 AM »

Mordy's rundown on Illy CS4.


http://rwillustrator.blogspot.com/2008/09/illustrator-cs4-facts.html


...and Separations Preview.    :grin:
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2008, 07:32:52 AM »
Great read frailer. To bad Sep preview is so bare bones. I wonder why they couldn't have included one like in Acrobat and InDesign, including an ink manager.
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2008, 02:29:32 PM »
If we all tell adobe we need the ink magnager it will pop up there, in some version ;P

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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2008, 05:01:32 AM »


Mordy's done a more complete run-down on CS4 Illy here:

http://www.creativepro.com/article/review-adobe-illustrator-cs4

at creativepro
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2008, 02:57:04 PM »
How about this great feature:

Drag Images from Web Browser directly into Document. If you’ve ever tried to drag an image directly from a web browser like Safari into Illustrator, you’ve experienced the frustration that many others face. Illustrator CS4 finally addresses this issue and you can now blissfully drag images directly into AI from your favorite browser.

Whoo hooo! Utter bliss!
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2008, 02:58:02 PM »
Goddamit. WHYYYYYY!!!!!!!!
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2008, 03:01:51 PM »
Goddamit. WHYYYYYY!!!!!!!!

Betcha Freehand can't do that! :tongue:
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2008, 03:03:39 PM »
Goddamit. WHYYYYYY!!!!!!!!

Betcha Freehand can't do that! :tongue:

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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2008, 03:08:42 PM »
How about this great feature:

Drag Images from Web Browser directly into Document. If you’ve ever tried to drag an image directly from a web browser like Safari into Illustrator, you’ve experienced the frustration that many others face. Illustrator CS4 finally addresses this issue and you can now blissfully drag images directly into AI from your favorite browser.

Whoo hooo! Utter bliss!

So Adobe is actually regressing and going all PAP-style now? WTF would they add this "feature". Anti-prepress?
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2008, 03:26:25 PM »
all-righty!

we finally have the answer to "where did you get that low res image?"
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2008, 03:43:56 PM »
Probably the number 1 requested feature...by designers. :death:
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Re: Real World Illustrator
« Reply #14 on: October 27, 2008, 03:46:12 PM »
Adobe hates Prepress. For the love of Joe, why do they forsake us so.... THERE IS NOOOO GOD!

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