Efficient Workflow Tips
We all know that there are some things that are easier to do in Adobe Illustrator than in Adobe Photoshop. There are also things are easier to do in Photoshop than in Adobe Illustrator. Using both programs strengths to your advantage can help you to streamline your workflow. Using Photoshop and illustrator together is a killer combination for any web designer or graphic designer. Knowing how to move elements from illustrator to Photoshop and from Photoshop illustrator will save you time and make you much more efficient. In this tutorial video, I’ll show you some workflow tips to help you work more efficiently.
Being able to copy shapes from Adobe Illustrator and paste them into Photoshop seamlessly makes life so much easier. For me, it is much easier to create custom and complex shapes in Adobe Illustrator. I can create pixel perfect shapes in a matter of seconds. I love the fact that you have the ability to paste them in different formats. Pasting in embedded smart object from illustrator makes it easy for you to just double-click the layer and edit the shape directly in Adobe Illustrator. Pasting the same shape as a shape slayer in Photoshop gives you several flexible options.
I love how you can take shapes from Adobe Illustrator, paste them into Photoshop, and then use and in several different formats. You can use a shape as a custom brush, or you can save it as a custom shape in Photoshop. Saving the shapes for later will save you from having to create them over again.
Do you have any workflow tips for Photoshop and illustrator? Using these two together can make you a virtual powerhouse for design and production. I would love to hear your tips and tricks for using Photoshop and illustrator together. Feel free to leave your tips in the comments section below.