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Adobe Certified Expert: Illustrator

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comment Good place to start learning web design?
Needs more cowbell.
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comment Change color for a complex logo without using Pen Tool?
CS5 (or older) Live Trace = Image Trace in CS6 (or newer) -- Without Tracing, Illustrator is not the correct tool to alter the colors of a PNG file. Use Photoshop. I'd also hazard a guess that tracing that isn't going to yield excellent results.
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revised How to auto fill dates while doing a calendar?
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answered How to auto fill dates while doing a calendar?
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reviewed Approve How to have a “live preview” when changing colors in Illustrator?
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comment Can I assign custom keystrokes in Illustrator CC?
Have you tried Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts?
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comment Glisten shine in illustrator
Illustrator has a (little used) "Flare Tool"
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reviewed Reviewed Design Favorites and Ratings on same page of app
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comment Design Favorites and Ratings on same page of app
Favorites are traditionally noted by a heart shaped or plus shaped icon.
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comment How to have a “live preview” when changing colors in Illustrator?
I'm fairly certain there's no way to get around the "let go" aspect.
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comment How to have a “live preview” when changing colors in Illustrator?
Okay, you do have to let go of the mouse for the color to update. There's no way around that.
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comment Is there an easier way to distress graphics in illustrator?
The "Clip" and "Invert" options are on an as-needed basis. Those depend upon the artwork and the mask being used. Sometimes they are needed, sometimes not.
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comment Why can't I just download a premade color profile from the internet for my monitor?
Every environment is different. The manufacturer has no idea what the lighting in your workspace looks like.
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answered How to have a “live preview” when changing colors in Illustrator?
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comment Is there an easier way to distress graphics in illustrator?
The mask isn't configured correctly. That white should be hidden, unless it was not part of the masked artwork. See my answer below... the magenta shows through.
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answered Is there an easier way to distress graphics in illustrator?
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comment Is there an easier way to distress graphics in illustrator?
Opacity masks will do that. If you use vector objects as the mask, it's a one or two click processes essentially. And leaves all the original art unaltered.
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comment Is there an easier way to distress graphics in illustrator?
I've reopened, but I still feel it's close to a duplicate of this: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/6436/…