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Illustator Live Trace and Recolor

I used the  Illustrator file below in the business cards for Leesa…


Leesa's Business Card

Leesa’s Business Card


Here is a .jpg example of what the tools in Illustrator 4
can do. Live Trace was set to six colors and then expanded. Then
a new color group was created by limiting the selection the “Pop Art” color swatch library. Color harmony is assigned by using the color wheel and saved as a new group. The image is now recolored and has a cool effect.

Leesa Harrington-Squyres

Adobe Illustator’s Live Trace Tool


Comic Sans: The Font Everyone Loves to Hate

List of Microsoft Windows fonts

Image via Wikipedia

It seems like every designer out there has an opinion about the Comic Sans font, and it seems the overwhelming majority of those opinions are negative. How has a single font become the focus of so much ire? And what, exactly, is behind all the hate?