Join William Everhart for an in-depth discussion in this video Special considerations for raster effects, part of Illustrator: Package Design.
…As you know, Adobe Illustrator is a vector drawing program, but it…does offer Photoshop like effects that can be applied to your vector artwork.…Now these effects are considered raster effects, and while they look…great, they do offer some challenges when it comes to package design.…Let's take a look at some of these…challenges and consider the options for overcoming them.…So, exactly what are raster effects here.…Now, these are the things that are found underneath the effect menu.…So, you have Illustrator effects, and then you also have Photoshop effects.…
And either of these are going to be considered raster effects.…So, when it comes time to actually print these or compose these,…they have to be converted from vector artwork Into pixels or raster artwork.…So, these are the things we're going to work with…and let me apply a raster effect to an object.…Over here on this third panel, I'm…going to select my little quality logo here and…I'm going to apply a very common raster effect and that is the drop shadow effect.…
- Choosing a package type
- Determining package size
- Examining design considerations
- Creating a mockup
- Laying out your package design
- Creating your own barcode
- Preparing artwork
- Creating a 3D structure
- Incorporating cutting die CAD
- Creating a print-ready PDF
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Before You Begin
2. Design Considerations
3. Preparing the Package Structure
4. Laying Out Your Design
5. Adding Barcodes
6. Proofing Your Design
7. Working with CAD
Adjusting a dieline4m 34s
8. Preparing Your Design for Printing
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