Improve the way you work with Adobe Illustrator CS5. Check out these problem-solving Illustrator tutorials from around the web.
The great thing about the Internet is that if you've got a problem (or want to learn a new technique), there's always somebody who's 'been there, done that'. With that in mind, here are some of the posts that have caught our eye this week:
Sharon Milne shows you how to turn a stock photo into a Zodiac-themed portrait using a variety of Illustrator tools to add hair, manipulate facial features and change skin tones.
A clusterbomb of Illustrator tips at onextrapixel.com, which are designed to help you work faster and smarter. Includes working with symbol libraries and using multiple artboards.
A quick tip from Jay Nelson showing how to copy and paste text objects from Illustrator so that they appear as Type layers in the Adobe Photoshop programme.
Need to design an icon for a client? Then you're bound to be able to find a tip, trick or technique in this selection of tutorials.
Learn how to draw a simple wave effect using the Pen tool in Adobe Illustrator CS5.
Get inside the mind of Manchester-based Illustrator Jonny Wan as he explains how to use the Pathfinder panel to efficiently manipulate paths and shapes.
Follow step-by-step instructions and learn how to make a "stylized 3D textured text effect using various textures to give it a unique look with Illustrator & Photoshop."
If you've got an Illustrator tutorial you'd like to share, let us know about it in the comments below.