photoshop-illustrator side by side comparison

Photoshop vs. Illustrator

Over the years Photoshop has been my tool of choice. I’m very familiar with Illustrator, but rarely used it for commissioned jobs.  In between jobs I like to play around with both programs and develop new techniques.  sometimes I’ll take an image that I admire and replicate it in either program. Poster artist Davis Lance Goines recommended doing this and remarked that the artist being copied becomes part of you.  You learn their thought process and how they must have approached a design. Read more