one Illustrator plug-in you should buy, this is it" Computer Arts
Studio 2's suite of Adobe Illustrator plug-ins brings
designers stunning creative filters and "can't do without" workflow
tools. Vector Studio 2's eight plug-ins include powerful shape editing
tools, elegant texturing facilities, intuitive and interactive
color editing, and workspace management.
Studio 2 is tightly integrated into the Illustrator working environment,
as can be seen in the Quickstart
Studio 2 is fully compatible with Adobe Illustrator 9, 10,
and CS (Mac
below are the Eight incredible plug-ins contained in Vector Studio 2:
Tired of trying to organize all those palettes? Let Palette Shepherd save
multiple snapshots of your Adobe Illustrator working environment that
you can recall instantly!
Edit multiple path direction points simultaneously. Use symmetry snapping
to edit one half of your design while the other half is adjusted automatically.
Apply live magnification effects to artwork visible behind a lens, or
create special effects lenses using Illustrator's live effects feature.
Retouch Brush Tools
Brushes bring a new and powerful interaction to color editing in Illustrator.
Create fabulous airbrush effects and realistic images with vector-based
art using an image as a reference. Then refine it with brighten, darken,
and saturate brushes for stunning result.
Adjust the colors of your design with two new powerful colorization techniques,
Gradient Sampling and Image Sampling.
Paint out extra control points while preserving the overall look of curves.
It's great for cleaning up raster-to-vector conversions.
Creates collections of gradients by automatically creating and color shifting
gradient stops. These collections are displayed in the Gradient Factory
palette and can be applied with a single mouse click.
Gives Illustrators the subtle shading characteristics of image-based texturing
techniques, while maintaining the resolution independent qualities of
a vector drawing environment. Use gradients to create beautiful, organic
textures that look the same for print and the web!
those who want Enveloping capabilities in Illustrator 8 or 9:
The most powerful enveloping tool available in any drawing
Envelope Mesh allows you to bend and manipulate artwork live and
right on Illustrator's artboard.
For Adobe Illustrator 8 or 9.
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