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Adobe Illustrator CS3 Reviews | Illustrator CS3 Vector Digital Creations

<Illustrator CS><Illustrator 10><Illustrator 9><CorleDraw 10> Graphics created w/ Adobe Illustrator CS3

Adobe Illustrator CS3 is part of the newly released Adobe Creative Suite 3 group of creative graphic tools; updated to enable the Graphic Artists, Web Content Creators, Illustrators, or Designers get ones creative content work done faster, bring more colour control with Live Colour and added enhancements to the Flash developers in additional to many of it smaller improvements. Illustrator CS3 is a worthy vector illustration package, a very powerful vector graphics creation application. The creative innovative features, with improved integration with its sister software in the Creative Suite package is positive but is more a refinement than a major jump forward .......however, it is a flexible vector drawing program for graphics designers; a superb professional illustration tool. This application is one of  Photoflashgraphics favorite illustration tools as it has been in the past, this version of Illustrator is particularly strong with flexible colour and typography controls.

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Major Improvement to Adobe Illustrator CS3

1. Live Paint Tool - Colour Controls

With Illustrator CS3 Live Paint tool just click and fill the section of the complex vector illustration with colour. Illustrator will automatically and immediately fills the enclosed area with the current color selected. Live Paint can even fill areas that aren't completely enclosed, with the customizable gap-detector that lets you automatically close paths that have gaps to the customizable, or just as easy ignore the gaps and fill. The new Color Guide panel allows selection from a library of tints, shades and harmonious color combinations - a powerful enhancement.

2. Advanced Typography Features

Illustrator CS3 new 100 plus OpenType fonts library is a welcome feature. Illustrator CS3 comes with new effects that apply to paragraph creations, underline, striketrough and transparence.

automatically and immediately fills the enclosed area with the current color selected. Live Paint can even fill areas that aren't completely enclosed, with the customizable gap-detector that lets you automatically close paths that have gaps to the customizable, or just as easy ignore the gaps and fill. The new Color Guide panel allows selection from a library of tints, shades and harmonious color combinations - a powerful enhancement

3. Device Central

Adobe Illustrator CS3 Device Central allows mobile content design developer and testers an easy new way to create and display mobile content on a variety of devices - mobile phones, PDAs and so forth. Device Central skins display a wide range of mobile devices that display what the devices would appear like on those devices.

Minor Additional Improvements to Adobe Illuatrator CS3
  • Vector Eraser Tool creates new paths
    when old ones are cut - like Flash.
  • Better Flash integration - Copy & Paste.
  • Text can be static, dynamic or input for Flash.
  • Isolation Mode - select a group or sublayer
    without disturbing the surrounding artwork.
  • Swatches, Brushes, Symbols, and Graphic Styles panels all now incorporate an easy way to access libraries workspaces
  • Context-sensitive know how panel.
  • kuler panel - see RSS-feeds from kuler directly
    from within Illustrator CS3.
  • Remodeled Crop Area tool.
Adobe Illustrator CS3 Reviews - Ratings by Photoflashgraphics

PC Magazine

 

- 5 out of 5 ÈIf Adobe Illustrator and Flash are already part of your everyday workflow, you'll definitely want to get Illustrator CS3 for its superior integration with Flash...."
 

creativepro.com

 

- 3.5 out of 4. The new Illustrator is faster, flashier, and more colorful, yes. But is it worth the upgrade?..."

Macworld

 

- "4.5 out of 5 Upgrading to Adobe Illustrator CS3 is a no-brainer for longtime Illustrator users..."

ZDNet

 

- 7.7 out of 10 "Despite improved performance, an exceptionally cool and useful Live Color tool, and a more streamlined interface, I can't shake a feeling of disappointment in Adobe Illustrator CS3.."
 

CNET
 

- 7.7 out of 10 "Though it remains an excellent vector drawing tool, there's not a lot in Adobe Illustrator CS3 to compel CS2 users to upgrade..."
 

Photoflashgraphics

- 7 out of 10 Illustrator CS3

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Graphic Images created with Adobe Illustrator CS3 - CS4 - CS5
 

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Lamp Post Girl

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Illustrator CS3 Brush Design

Illustrator CS3 Brush Design

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Illustrator CS3 Brush Design2

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Illustrator CS3 Brushes

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Illustrator CS3 Face in the Abstract

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Illustrator CS3 Atomic Age Robot

Illustrator CS3 Atomic Age Robot

Illustrator CS3 Atomic Age Robot

Illustrator CS3 Sun Scene

Illustrator CS3 Sun Scene

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Glowing Text FX

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Illustrator CS3 Cosmic Energy

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Illustrator CS5 - Zebra

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