Veerle’s offers up another incredibly helpful tutorial on another one of Illustrator’s often overlooked features: the Pucker and Bloat effects.
I think Adobe should just hire Veerle to do all their tutorials since oftentimes the new tutorials that come with a new release only cover new releases and not the oldie but goodies.
Using the Pathfinder and Align tool in Illustrator. Dig into the long-lived tools in Illustrator. (Via Veerle’s blog.)
From the great people who brought us Brusheezy, comes its nice vector counterpart: Vecteezy. If you’re looking for some great vector artwork to get you going on your projects, this site seems like the place to start.
Each piece has individual rights attached to them which can be seen when you click on a thumbnail. Each file that is linked is linked to either a .eps for .ai file which is compatible with almost all vector editing tools. Those of you who live all day in Illustrator, Fireworks, or Flash should definitely check this out.
Illustrator CS3 updated for performance, reliability. Fixes for LiveColor, importing PSDs, etc. (Via MacCentral.)