Photoshop digital illustration and art techniques
If you are a digital artist, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic artist, designer, or serious hobbyist looking for new and interesting ways to use Photoshop, this is the book for you! You already know how to use Photoshop as an image editing tool; now, challenge yourself and discover the more artistic aspects of the program with one of the world’s best teachers by your side.
In addition to four brand new chapters on real world projects, this new edition of award-winning digital artist Derek Lea’s bestselling Creative Photoshop contains several brand new features such as “What you’ll learn in this chapter” summaries, so you can quickly find projects using the specific tools you’d like to focus on, and supplementary information at the end of each chapter, containing useful resources and additional gallery images to provide further study and inspiration.
» Stunning images from award winning digital artist Derek Lea inspire you to push your own creativity further than you even thought possible
» Compatible with previous versions of Photoshop
» Explore Photoshop from an entirely unique perspective as you learn how to create graffiti, antique effects, stencil art, and so much more
» Fully updated throughout for CS4, plus four brand new chapters on real world projects that combine traditional art methods with Photoshop to create tactile images
What is a vector EPS?Encapsulated Postscript Vector graphics (Adobe Illustrator) EPS is a vector extension for
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniques, as vector graphics format, used in vector-based images in Adobe Illustrator. EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. An EPS vector can contain text as well as graphics.
The AI extension is a free vector?Adobe Illustrator Artwork (AI) is a proprietary vector format developed by Adobe Systems for representing single-page vector-based drawings in either the EPS or PDF formats, like Photoshop digital illustration and art techniques. The .AI filename extension is used by Adobe Illustrator.
What are the vector formats?Vector graphics are commonly found today in the SVG, EPS and PDF graphic vector formats and are intrinsically different from the more common raster graphics vector formats of JPEG, PNG, APNG, GIF, and MPEG4.
What is the best vector format?You may create SVG images with Inkscape or adobe illustrator. Logo Designs are better kept to just a few formats: PDF, SVG, AI, EPS, & DXF. (True Vector Formats - Scalable/lossless) A true vector image can be scaled to no end, with no pixels or distortion. And, if you use a bitmap format, be sure to stick to PNG files. Also, we are focusing on vector eps files, like Photoshop digital illustration and art techniques, because are easy to use and do not lose from quality.
Is EPS the same as AI?At the most basic level, EPS is an open format (understandable by many applications), and AI is Illustrator's proprietary file format. Each of these vectors support different object types (it is not enough to say "vector"). The most basic difference is that the AI format supports transparency, while EPS does not. Download
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniquesto check these differences.
Is a PDF a vector file?It's easy to tell whether your PDF file is a raster or vector format by viewing it in Adobe Acrobat. This is important since the two vector types are converted differently.Vector PDF files are best transformed through data extraction. ... Raster PDF filesare traced since there is no data to extract.
What is the difference between EPS and SVG?SVG is based on XML file format and can be utilized for web related technology whereas EPS is based on Postscript, rather than XML format. Most of the modern web browser can render SVG based images whereas EPS is originally intended for Print workflow, with Postscript. Also,
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniquescan be saved as SVG as well.
Is an SVG a vector?Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. The SVG specification is an open standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999. SVG images and their behaviors are defined in XML text files.
Are EPS vector files editable?While most applications can generate EPS files, the only editable benefit you will receive is if the file was originally created as a vector image. Therefore, if an EPS is created in Adobe Photoshop and opened in Adobe Illustrator, that won't make the image editable. But our works like
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniquesare fully editable, ready for your work.
How are vector images stored?Bitmap (or raster) images are stored as a series of tiny dots called pixels. Each pixel is actually a very small square that is assigned a color, and then arranged in a pattern to form the image. Actually you can zoom on
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniquesvector and see the individual pixels that make up that image.
What is a vector used for?An EPS vector like
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniquescan be reopened and edited. Best use = master logo files and graphics and print designs. An AI vector is a proprietary, vector type created by Adobe that can only be created or edited with Adobe Illustrator. It is most commonly used for creating logos, illustrations and print layouts.
What programs use SVG?SVG images can be produced by the use of a vector graphics editor, such as Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash Professional, or CorelDRAW, and rendered to common raster image formats such as PNG using the same software. Inkscape uses a (built-in) potrace to import raster image formats. As well, when you are done editing the
Photoshop digital illustration and art techniquesfile, you can save as the work as transparent PNG image.
License: You can use Photoshop digital illustration and art techniques for personal or educational purposes.