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Design the Web: From Illustrator to HTML5 Canvas
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Design the Web: From Illustrator to HTML5 Canvas

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Design the Web: From Illustrator to HTML5 Canvas
21m 35s Beginner Jan 21, 2014

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Did you know there is a free plugin for Adobe Illustrator that will automatically convert your vector artwork into dynamic HTML5 Canvas artwork? Chris Converse introduces Drawscript and shows you how to copy and paste the JavaScript code from Illustrator to construct, color, composite, and alter the transparency of your artwork with code. If you're new to HTML5 Canvas, this course is a great intro. The exercise files are free for all members, so dive in to get started.

Subjects:
Design Web Web Design Projects
Software:
Illustrator
Author:
Chris Converse

Welcome

Hi, I'm Chris Converse, and in this course I'm going to demonstrate a free plugin for Adobe Illustrator that will automatically convert your artwork to HTML 5 Canvas artwork. If this is your first time working with HTML 5 Canvas, this course will be a good introduction to the basics, and if you're already familiar with HTML 5 Canvas, this will show you how you can add Adobe Illustrator into your workflow. Now the exercise files for this course are available to all members of the lynda.com online training library and include a fully working HTML5 canvas script ready to use on your website.

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Q: I am on a MacBook Pro with Creative Cloud, and I am unable to open the Drawscript extension. How do I access it?
A: You may need to download the Extension Manager for Creative Cloud (listed in the app listing).
 
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