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The Portable Designer: Using Illustrator on the Go

The field of graphic design has changed dramatically during the digital era. Historically, any ideas you had during your travels required a great deal of improvisation to bring to life. You’d either have to sketch your drawings on a pad or find a local computer with graphic design software. Adobe Illustrator fundamentally altered the situation by providing a bevy of on-the-go solutions for all your professional needs. Here are six ways to maximize Adobe Illustrator when you’re on the road.

posted by: Todd Green, in Articles / News, on 2016 Jan 22 Read More
25% OFF WidthScribe v2 for a limited time only!

WidthScribe v2 is one of our most popular plug-ins and to celebrate this we are offering 25% OFF for a limited time only! To use the discount please enter code WS2 at the checkout to add your discount to your basket total. As well as 25% OFF WidthScribe v2...

posted by: Georgie Hulburd, in Articles / News, on 2016 Jan 19 Read More
Loyalty discounts ends this year!

In the Summer of this year we introduced a new customer account system with our new website. This account system has given customers the opportunity to access any customer loyalty coupons they are entitled to, these coupons are soon to expire!

posted by: Georgie Hulburd, in Articles / News, on 2015 Dec 15 Read More
New Illustrator Plug-in: Stipplism

Introducing STIPPLISM! A live effects plug-in for Adobe Illustrator CS6 and CC & the newest edition to our Adobe Illustrator plug-in family Revolutionise the way you stipple! A playful twist on a traditional technique – Stipplism allows you to...

posted by: Astute Graphics, in Articles / News, on 2015 Oct 15 Read More
SALE: Up to 60% OFF & Loyalty rewards

The Famous Astute Graphics SALE is now on! You can save 60% when you spend over £300+ / $470+ / €414+* this means you can buy all the plug-ins we make, and become an Elite for £180.40/$283/€247 Alternatively you can save 40% OFF £200+ / $314+ / €274+* gaining you any...

posted by: Georgie Hulburd, in Articles / News, on 2015 Aug 26 Read More
Tools rarely used in Illustrator. The Knife Tool

We begin a new series of articles about the time-tested, but rarely used Adobe Illustrator tools. As far as possible, these articles will help beginners to reveal hidden potential in these tools. Let’s talk about the Knife Tool.

posted by: Eugene S. Chiayinickh, in Articles / Theory, on 2015 Aug 24 Read More
Iaroslav’s Top 5 Astute Graphics Tools

Today I’d like to talk about five excellent vector tools, which I often use in my working process. They are convenient, intuitive and there are no analogues to their function among native tools. They save my time, speeding up the routine workflows.

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Articles / Inspiration, on 2015 Aug 06 Read More
Vector Infographic - How Smartphones Changed TV

The halcyon days of water cooler discussion about the previous night of television are long gone. They were replaced by the immediacy of the Internet. Today, television viewers have turned the watching of their favorite programs into a communal experience. The evolving nature of television consumption has led to the exploding popularity of Second Screen viewing. Read the accompanying infographic for more interesting information.

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Articles / News, on 2015 Aug 03 Read More
VectorState is a new image club - only 4¢ per vector!

If you’re a fan of using vector artwork in your designs, but not a fan of traditionally priced (ie. expensive) stock image subscriptions - here’s some pretty awesome news...

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Articles / News, on 2015 Jul 23 Read More
20% off our #1 plug-in VECTORSCRIBE!

Rule like a King in Illustrator with VectorScribe VectorScribe is our #1 selling plug-in for Adobe Illustrator, featuring the Smart Removal Brush, intuitive Path Extension, advanced path editing, dynamic shapes, corners and measurement. “VectorScribe is a game changer! It makes vector building far easier and more intuitive than Adobes own tools” Von Glitschka, trainer, author, …

posted by: Camilla Jones, in Articles / News, on 2015 Jul 15 Read More
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