Video tutorial: how to combine and trim shapes in Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud interactively, using the Shape Builder tool. Works in Mac and Windows. To follow along with this video, download the file: http://new.mediatech.org/classfiles/shape-builder-exercise.zip. This is an update to a tutorial from a few years ago, since Adobe enhanced the tool’s functionality.
Adobe announces 10 updates to Creative Cloud, including Photoshop, Illustrator, XD and PremierePro.
Adobe Creative Cloud applications now have libraries that let you share assets between them and with other users. They store the assets in the cloud, so you can access them from any app where you’re logged in. If you already use regular libraries, you can convert them to shared libraries with one click.
Here’s a demo, using InDesign:
When you copy and paste objects that are on multiple layers, or when you group objects that are on multiple layers, Adobe Illustrator will combine everything onto one layer. It’s probably not what you want, and can be frustrating. Here is how to fix both problems.
My full-length Adobe Illustrator CC and CS6 courses are at TotalTraining.com.
The course runs 6.75 hours and all project files are included. Sample videos are coming soon!