A few months back, I decide to go on a quest for illustration glory. I always have loved creating and designing, but one of the largest roadblocks I encounter is my inability to draw. So I resolved that 2012 was the year to make a change. I created a list of five how-to-illustrate books to peruse and began working my way through them. To launch my quest, I cracked open Christopher Hart’s Humongous Book of Cartooning.
If you use Adobe Illustrator on a regular basis and share your designs as PDFs with clients, you probably want to make sure your PDFs are as small as possible. Here's how to make smaller PDFs with Illustrator.
Designing in Adobe Illustrator sometimes makes me feel like a circus elephant balancing on a ball. I seem to go between both extremesÃ¢ÂÂthe wobbling newcomer and the stalwart veteran. As time has passed, I have learned more tips and tricks that help me keep my balance.