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This installment of Photoshop for Designers shows how to combine Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, taking advantage of the strongest features in each program. Learn how to work with symbols, custom brushes, Live Paint, creative filters, clipping masks, and more, while following along with veteran graphic designer and teacher Nigel French. Nigel explains the relationship between Photoshop and Illustrator and walks through hands-on projects such as a montage, a movie poster, and a print ad, while demonstrating how to work back and forth between the two applications.
(music playing) Hi, I'm Nigel French. Welcome to Photoshop for Designers, Working with Illustrator. In this course, we're going to be exploring some of the ways you can combine Photoshop with Illustrator. Because I believe the best way to learn something is by diving in a doing it. We'll be completing a series of mini projects that demonstrate how, in a real world way, these two powerhouse programs can be used together. Photoshop and Illustrator are fundamentally different, but share many of the same features and conventions.
I'll be concentrating on their areas of difference in order to demonstrate how, when using both together, we can play to their strengths. We'll look at extending our range of creative possibilities in Photoshop by leveraging the creative potential of Illustrator. In the form of Live Paint Groups, Symbol Sets, Extra Typographic options, Blends and Transformations. These are tools we don't have in Photoshop, but because we can seamlessly move artwork back and forth between the two programs. We can tap into a whole new range of options.
So without further adieu, let's get started with Photoshop for Designers Working with Illustrator.
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