Illustrator Outline Effects

How To : Reshape a path outline in Adobe Illustrator CS4

Adobe Illustrator Creative Suite 4, or CS4, software is a comprehensive vector graphics environment that is ideal for all creative professionals, including web and interactive designers and developers, multimedia producers, motion graphics and visual effects designers, animato ...more

How To : Create 3D graph effects in Illustrator CS3

In this software tutorial, Corey demonstrates how easy it is to create 3D graphs using Illustrator. You don't have to run to Microsoft Excel anymore to get good looking charts and graphs. OK, well you do if you need super accurate data fast, but not if you just need some 3D gr ...more

How To : Warp text for interesting effects in Illustrator

In this video you will learn how to Warp your text into any shape or design you want. This is a really handy effect for applying logos or designs to images of clothing. Using this effect you can warp your text to the wrinkles in your fabric and make it really look like it was ...more

How To : Create and outline fonts in Illustrator CS2

Imagine one day your art director comes to you, and says, "I need a vector header 120 pt in Babelfish with all fonts as outlines to be sent to the printer ASAP.". Not sure what to do? In this Illustrator CS2 video tutorial you will learn to create and outline fonts. Create and ...more

How To : Use Photoshop & Illustrator text in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz shares tips on working with Photoshop and Illustrator Text, as well as a few other text-related hints in After Effects. These tips will keep you from having to go back to Photoshop to edit the text. Use Photoshop & Illustrator text in ...more

How To : Use Live Effects and Filters in Illustrator CS2

With Illustrator CS2 you have Filters and Live Effects. In this video Terry White will show you the advantages of using Effects vs. Filters. You'll also see the best practices for setting your Raster Effects Settings, and if you need to make changes to your effects in the futu ...more

How To : Outline your fonts in Adobe Illustrator

This how to video will show you how to create outlines of fonts with Adobe Illustrator. This is useful when you send a file to someone and they do not have the font you used to view it. This will allow them to view the text without worrying about what fonts the computer they a ...more

How To : Create an outline around an actor in After Effects

In this tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to create the popular effect in which a colored stroke is placed around a keyed or rotoscoped subject. This example outlines an actor, but you can use it on anything. Create an outline around an actor in Aft ...more

How To : Design backgrounds with live trace in Illustrator

The live trace effect has become increasingly popular for use in designing backgrounds. By using the live trace effect, you can take any stock image and transform it into an outline that can be placed behind your main subject. The technique works in Illustrator and can be used ...more

How To : Convert video to cartoon in After Effects

In this three part tutorial Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz explains the process of converting video to cartoon by using only After Effects and Adobe Illustrator CS2. Even if you don't want to create this exact effect, this tutorial covers a TON of basics and is a worthw ...more

Use Adobe Illustrator CS4 : isolation mode

Dave Cross talks about the new-and-improved Isolation Mode in Illustrator CS4 which is now easier to use and understand. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illust ...more

How To : Create flaming chrome text in Adobe After Effects

In this tutorial J Schuh creates some flaming chrome text in After Effects using the glow and liquefy effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InD ...more

How To : Animate text & handwriting in Adobe After Effects

Corey Barker demonstrates a technique for animating text using the stroke effect in After Effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photo ...more

How To : Create a snow globe in Adobe After Effects CS4

J Schuh creates a snow globe using Adobe After Effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, ...more

How To : Map photos to 3D objects in Adobe Illustrator CS3

Here’s a tutorial about mapping artwork to 3D objects in Adobe Illustrator CS3. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Afte ...more

How To : Export XFL format from After Effects to Flash

Tom Green shows how to easily take an effect created in After Effects and bring it over Flash using the XML format. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator ...more

How To : Create a smoke effect in Adobe Flash

Here’s a technique for creating smoke in Flash using the lighten blending mode and motion editor. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photos ...more

How To : Use the Adobe After Effects shattering effect

Using After Effects’ Shatter Effect to simulate a baseball going through a glass pane. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acroba ...more

How To : Create a chrome logo in Adobe After Effects CS4

Using After Effects 3D layers and light sweep effect to create this text that moves in 3D space. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photosh ...more

How To : Use Adobe Flash CS4 3D tools

In this tutorial, Tom Green shows how to use 3D tools in Flash CS4 to create a 3D tour out of a group of static images. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustr ...more

How To : Use the Adobe Flash CS4 deco tool

Having fun experimenting with Flash CS4’s Deco Tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dr ...more

How To : Create motion in Adobe Flash with bones tool

Tom Green takes a layered Photoshop document and adds motion to it in Flash using the Bones tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photos ...more

How To : Create & customize a Lightroom 2 slideshow

RC opens up Lightroom 2 and talks about creating and customizing in the slide show module. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Ac ...more

How To : Use GREP styles in Adobe InDesign

The GREP style options allow users to make dynamic style applications to their InDesign documents. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photo ...more

How To : Design a photobook in Adobe InDesign

In this tutorial, AJ Wood shows you how to use InDesign CS4 to design a photobook that can be exported in JPEG format and sent to the printers. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazi ...more

How To : Use trace bitmap in Adobe Flash CS4

Tom Green uses the trace bitmap option in Flash CS4 to convert a photo to line art and bring it back again. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesi ...more

How To : Edit images in Adobe Dreamweaver using templates

How to change the attributes of images used by dynamic web template inside of Dreamweaver. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Ac ...more

How To : Understand class rules in Adobe Dreamweaver

This Dreamweaver tutorial goes over the basics of working with CSS class rules. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Afte ...more

How To : Use IFrames in Adobe Dreamweaver

Follow along with this tutorial and learn how to create an IFrame on your website using Dreamweaver. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Pho ...more

How To : Create CSS columns in Adobe Dreamweaver

In this video tutorial, RC talks about creating columns and headers using Dreamweaver. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acroba ...more

Use Adobe Premiere Pro feature : text rolls and crawls

This tutorial shows you how to get your text moving in Premiere Pro CS4. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effec ...more

How To : Create transitions in Adobe Premiere Pro

This tutorial covers a couple of different ways to create and adjust transitions in Premiere Pro. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photos ...more

How To : Animate using keyFrames in Adobe Premiere Pro

Creating and editing animations by adjusting keyframes in Premiere Pro CS4. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Ef ...more

How To : Use title templates in Adobe Premiere Pro

Use Premiere Pro’s built-in title templates or design your own template to help place titles into your video projects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustra ...more

How To : Use the Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 nest command

In this video, Franklin McMahon uses Premiere Pro CS4 to create a nested sequence and then overlay it over a backdrop. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustra ...more

How To : Use the Adobe Acrobat article tool

RC covers the use of Acrobat’s Article tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweave ...more

How To : Manage bookmarks in Acrobat

Learn how to rearrange and organize your bookmarks, as well as how to force the bookmarks panel open when someone opens the PDF. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials fo ...more

How To : Use bookmarks in Acrobat

In this tutorial, Geoff Blake gets started using bookmarks in Adobe Acrobat. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After E ...more

How To : Create simple silhouettes in Illustrator CS4

Creating a silhouette from a photo is nothing new, but with Illustrator CS4’s new Blob Brush tool, it has become a lot easier. Corey demonstrates how to use the Blog Brush tool to create a silhouette, and how to create some quick background effects using the Gradient Mesh tool ...more

How To : Use patterns and shapes in Adobe Illustrator

This tutorial is based on an advertisement that uses patterns and shapes to create a unique design effect. Corey recreates the effect using Adobe Illustrator. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes al ...more

How To : Work with the effects panel in Adobe InDesign

Layers Tip of the Day writer, Jeff Witchel has created this video tutorials sharing some of his popular tips for working with the effects panel in InDesign. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all ...more

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