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How To : Vectorize graphics in Adobe Illustrator

Vectorizing your graphics will help improve the quality of your content. Task Tutorial helps you out in this Illustrator tutorial by showing you how to take a crappy jpeg image (a logo), clean it up and turn it into a vector graphic.

How To : Draw vector art using the path tool in GIMP

This video will introduce you to the basics of creating vector art in GIMP by teaching you to draw using the path tool. Part 1 of 2 - How to Draw vector art using the path tool in GIMP. Part 2 of 2 - How to Draw vector art using the path tool in GIMP.

How To : Design a vector logo in Illustrator

This software tutorial shows you just how easy it is to design a great looking logo in Adobe Illustrator. As with any other software package, it's all about getting to know the interface; and then from there it's all about developing your design skills. As with most others, I ...more

How To : Vector trace a realistic pepper in Photoshop

Take a look at how to create a realistic pepper in Adobe Photoshop by vector tracing with the pen tool in this software tutorial. Vector images are a more professional way of creating graphics so they won't degenerate when printed. So learn how to work with vector images and t ...more

How To : Create 3D objects from vector images in Cinema 4D

Learn how to use Maxon CINEMA 4D R10 - along with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for vector image editing - to create 3D objects from vector images. Cinema 4D has everything to satisfy your professional 3D modeling, texturing, animating and rendering needs. It's fast, stable ...more

How To : Create a vector 3D logo in Illustrator CS2

There's nothing better than a cool logo design, except maybe a cool 3D logo design. A 3D logo might just be what you need to have your company stick out. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make a 3D logo. You may want to apply a glassy text feel to the finis ...more

How To : Make vector graphics with CorelDRAW X4

Want you create infinitely-scalable vector graphics? With CorelDraw X4, it's a cinch. It's so easy, in fact, that this free video software tutorial can present a thorough, step-by-step walkthrough of the process in just under five minutes' time. For detailed instructions, and ...more

How To : Create vector art in Photoshop

Vector graphics are ideal for simple or composite drawings that need to be device-independent or do not need to achieve photo-realism. This video takes a look at what types of manipulation to vector art are possible via Photoshop. Adam Hay really recommends using Illustrator t ...more

How To : Animate vector graphics in Flash CS4 with tweens

Creating great-looking animation is what Flash CS4 was made for. This video tutorial explains how to animate vector graphics in Flash using the classic motion tween and a simple mask. It provides step-by-step, detailed instructions that should allow you to animate any image yo ...more

How To : Convert bitmap to vector in Flash

Converting bitmap images to vector in Adobe Flash sometimes can come as a nuisance. This video will give you a step by step tutorial on how to convert bitmap images to vector images in Adobe Flash. 1. You will need to import you image to your scene 2. Go to Bitmap -> Trace Bi ...more

How To : Use Vector Smart Objects in Adobe After Effects

After Effects is one of the best digital motion graphics software programs out there. Learn it. Now. With this video tutorial, learn how to use Vector Smart Objects in Adobe After Effects. Find out in less than 5 minutes how vector smart objects can save you time and frustrat ...more

How To : Create a vector using a render in Photoshop

This awesome simple Adobe Photoshop vector tutorial teaches how to create a vector using a render. This tutorial also has some great tips for beginners to achieve some great results. Vector graphics is a crucial tool of the professional graphics world, so if you don't know how ...more

How To : Convert a Vector Logo to a 3D Logo with Cinema4D

In this tutorial, Broadcast Designer Jason Brown will show you how to knock out a vector logo from Adobe Illustrator into a 3D logo in Maxons Cinema 4D. The tutorial also touches on basic texturing, lighting and animation. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video ...more

How To : Figure out the domain of a vector function

Need to know how to calculate the domain of a vector-valued function? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Inte ...more

How To : Draw a vector art palm tree in CorelDRAW X4

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a vector art palm tree in CorelDraw X4. Start off in the CorelDraw program and create the base of the tree with a drawing tool in black. After this, draw small triangles inside of the base of the tree and then draw the leaves and branches ...more

How To : Use layer, vector, and clipping masks in Photoshop

If you're not familiar with its mask tools, you're not taking full advantage of Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to use them with this clip. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit fr ...more

How To : Use the Vector Shape tools in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Vector Shape tools. The Vector Shape tools include the Rectangle tool, the Rounded Rectangle tool, the Ellipse tool, the Polygon tool, the Line tool, and the Custom Shape tool. Learn how to draw and recolor vec ...more

How To : Move and rotate pole vectors in Maya 8.5

Take a gander at this 3D animation video tutorial on how to move pole vectors in Autodesk Maya 8.5. So, if you need to move that pole vector so it doesn't flip, and see where to put it if you want to let your character do the split. Also see how to rotate the pole vector in Ma ...more

How To : Vector an eyeball in Adobe Illustrator CS3

Increasing the contrast in Photoshop could help when performing this Illustrator technique. This subject: the eyeball. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to vector an eyeball in CS3. Vector an aye of a model of your choice using simple techniques that will be u ...more

How To : Draw vector clouds in CorelDRAW X4

In this video, we learn how to draw vector clouds in CorelDraw X4. First, open the program and make a circle using "ctrl+shift". Make these circles touching and overlapping each other on the top of the page. After this, select all and then weld it. Next, press "ctrl+k" to brea ...more

How To : Draw a vector heart in Adobe Illustrator

Check out this video and learn how to draw a very cool graphic using Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to draw a vector heart without having to download anything extra. All you need is Adobe Illustrator and some time! This video will cover how to us ...more

How To : Use the vector shape tool in Final Cut Pro 5

The application the makes Apple's Final Cut Studio is the film editing app Final Cut Pro. With its ability to log and capture video onto your hard drive for editing, you can easily edit and process your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie. Final Cut Pro is a non-lin ...more

How To : Create vector light ribs in Illustrator CS4

There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of gl ...more

How To : Vectorize a human eye in Illustrator

This is how you can vector an eye in Adobe Illustrator. You will first want to upload your photo to PhotoShop and then increase the contrast to highlight your picture better. Increasing the highlights is not a necessary step however. This is an intermediate process but the end ...more

How To : Use the Vector Pen Tool in Fireworks 8

The Fireworks 8 pen tool lets you create straight or curved line segments by placing points. Pen tool creates object lines that can be altered by sub-selecting and modifying one or more control points. In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to use Vector Pen Too ...more

How To : Draw vector graphics with MXML in Flash Builder 4

Learn how to create vector graphics using MXML when working within Adobe Flash Builder 4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash IDE (previously titled Adobe Flex Builder) or simply wish to become better acquainted with the program, you're sure to find benefit in this fre ...more

How To : Create vector character art in Adobe Photoshop

Want to design vector (i.e., infinitely scalable) animal characters? With Adobe Photoshop, the process is a breeze. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video ...more

How To : Paint line weight from vector art using Cinema 4D

This is a useful technique to use especially when you're working with comic characters with the Cinema 4D modeling software. This tutorial shows you how to use line weight when you're manipulating 2-D line art for your own personal projects.

How To : Convert pictures to vector graphics in Flash 8

Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and polygons, which are all based upon mathematical equations to represent images. In this Flash 8 video tutorial you will learn how to trace an image and convert it to vector graphics Flash 8. ...more

How To : Create vector masks in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Paths and vector masks will be discussed in this video. Vector masks give you the ability to cut through your images in a precise way in order to create cool effects. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing application or simply looking to brush up on Photoshop CS4 ...more

How To : Use vector smart objects in Illustrator

Using a Vector Smart Object made in Illustrator allows you to keep your type layer fully editable and updating automatically from Photoshop. Use vector smart objects in Illustrator. Click through to watch this video on layersmagazine.com

How To : Create a vector from a bitmap in Xara Xtreme

This tutorial explains how to properly use Xara Xtreme to create a vector drawing from a bitmap. The tutorial explains the use of primitive shapes like ellipse tool, and combining it with the use of the Shape Editor tool for drawing of the more complex shapes. The tutorial als ...more

How To : Solve vector field integrals in calculus

This video demonstrates that, unlike line integrals of scalar fields, line integrals over vector fields are path direction dependent. See how to solve vector-field integrals with this free video calculus lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of ...more

How To : Create a vector RSS icon in Illustrator

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to create a vector RSS icon in Illustrator. Open illustrator and open a new document. Select the ‘rounded rectangle tool’ from the rectangle menu. Click and drag to draw a rounded square. Select the gradient fill on the le ...more

How To : Understand conservative vector fields

A conservative vector field is defined as being the gradient of a function, or as a scaler potential. Conservative vector fields are not dependent on the path; they are path independent. Conversely, the path independence of the vector field is measured by how conservative it i ...more

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