Elements of Color

Knowing the basic elements of color will help you control and design what's happening in the world of your image. The six elements of colors are value, saturation, neutral, temperature, texture, opacity. Value Value is the relative darkness or lightness of a color. If we look at a color in [...]

2023-05-14T13:26:41+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , |

Tint, Shade and Opacity

Hue or the color is represented by its angle or position on the color wheel. The saturation of that color is represented by how close the circle is to the center, meaning very desaturated, or how close it is to the outside of the circle, meaning very saturated. To change [...]

2023-05-13T17:16:06+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Adobe Illustrator Keyboard Shortcut

Enable Outline ModeWindows : CTRL + YMac: CMD + Y Select Anchor PointsPress 'A' key to enable Direct Selection Tool Select Multiple Anchor PointPress 'Q' key to enable Lasso Tool Toggle Smart GuideWindows : CTRL + UMac: CMD + U Fit the Artboard to WindowWindows : CTRL + 0 (Zero)Mac: [...]

2023-03-18T22:48:39+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Glyphs Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Glyphs panel provides quick access to a wide variety of special characters, including any ligatures, ornaments, swashes, and fractions included with a given font. To open this panel, go to Window> Type> Glyphs. Change the font by selecting a different font family and style at the bottom of the [...]

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Paragraph Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Paragraph panel is used to change the formatting of columns and paragraphs. It has attributes that apply to an entire paragraph, such as alignment, indents and hyphenation. To open this panel go to Window > Type > Paragraph. To see additional options in the Paragraph panel, click the triangle [...]

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Touch Type Tool | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Touch Type Tool is used to move, scale, rotate and overlap individual characters in a word, while still keeping the word editable too. Unlike using the Character panel to rotate and scale characters, the Touch Type tool directly affects only one character at a time. Edit Text To format [...]

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Character Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Character Panel allows easy access to text formatting customization. To open the panel, go to Window > Type > Character. It has panel formatting options for individual characters into Artboard. Click hamburger button in the upper right corner, select Show Options, and additional type attributes appear, such as baseline [...]

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Designing Type | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Type tool are used to add text into Artboard. Various type of tools for adding text are shown in below figure. Click within any existing type object to enter or edit text. To exit type editing mode, press Esc key. To resize textbox, hold down the Ctrl (Command) key [...]

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