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Mar 26

Spraying Symbols in Adobe Illustrator

29 comments 2007 at 08.49 am posted by Veerle Pieters

Say, you want to draw a tree in full Spring, a very green one. Not just an outline you want details too so that you actually see the leafs. Unless you have a ton of time on your hands or you’re paid by the hour, it would be a hell of a job to draw each leaf one by one. This would be one of the many situations where the Symbol Spaying Tool can be of assistance.

Mar 16

Quick and dirty report on SXSWi07

25 comments 2007 at 08.47 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

This is Veerle reporting about my SXSWi 2007 adventures in Austin, Texas :) I can’t really believe that it is over already because it feels like we just arrived in sunny Austin. The flights to Austin via Chicago went very uneventful so that’s a good thing. Returning back home we had a one hour delay in Chicago, but because of favorable winds we made up some of that time. I really had a blast this year and here’s my story if you like it or not :)

Mar 08

Making your business cards dynamic in Illustrator

48 comments 2007 at 10.14 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

Do you often have to create a page filled with the same business cards, stickers etc. nicely arranged ready to go to the printer? You know you don’t have to copy and drag them “manually” on the page. There is a much smarter way of doing this…

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