Designers follow one law when they are going about any project, any deadline or any work in mind: creativity. It’s a buzzword if you think about it, bread and butter for us and its novel sounding for the marketers. In the same bread and butter illustration is an art we all love to master but seldom proficiently use. Now with the tools available you have plenty of options open to you but smart working is still an issue. So with that mind there is a certain array of ways in which you can optimize the way you work on illustration. These are proven tips, able to give you a good grasp on quality illustration if you are still struggling with its use.
The old adage of drawing has never eased up on most illustrators. Now the path based Brush tool certainly does do handful but it gives you raster art which still needs tracing. For most in this field, that’s a good hour or two gone down. Blob brush covers that up quite wonderfully. It gives you vector art in Illustrator and it easily allows you to draw on the tablet. You don’t have to spend extra amount of time with the tracing options and can immediately focus on the other key components of your drawn art. (more…)