ArtBlue Gold 2.5 Features
ArtMatrix is a one-of-a-kind shape transformation engine that can convert a few shapes into many shapes to form complex geometric sculptures. It was designed by a topnotch engineer with over 25 years of experience in electronics. Complex algorithms had to be invented, involving waveform generators of various types, all combined to transform basic shapes into spectacular and unpredictable shape formations.Images shown below and on the side bar were created with ArtMatrix. From a single path, ArtMatrix creates many copies, applies color, opacity and arrange them according to user input parameters.
ArtShapes provides basic shape creation tools, and in concert with ArtTrack, establishes a complete and user friendly environment for creating, rotating, scaling, and reflecting shapes, while effortlessly snapping to other object, all in a single mouse stroke.
CustomShapes imports shapes from Photoshop's custom shape files into Illustrator and used by ArtShapes tool to draw user created shapes. User created shapes created in Illustrator can also be exported to Photoshop .csh file for use by Photoshop's Custom Shape tool.Below is the CustomShape Control Panel. It comes with a complete Shape Manager to:
Art3D was designed to vastly improve the design and workflow for users working in 3D space using Illustrator's Perspective Grid. Without Art3D, working with the Perspective Grid in Illustrator is guaranteed to be unproductive.Art3D capabilities and features include:
This movie demonstrates the techniques I used to create the above marquetry artworks, made of real woods, using Adobe
Illustrator plug-ins: ArtBlue, ArtAnimate, ImagePaint and
"Guitar Rocks" by ArtMatrix
"Grand Piano" by ArtMatrix
"The Dragon" by ArtMatrix
Preview an infinite variations of a design, in realtime with the mouse, before committing to a transformation.