Artificial intelligence vs Photoshop: Quick experiment with upscaling of a product photo

There is a big focus in our days on AI: How it works? What can we use it for? My husband, Esben, works with combining chemistry with AI and has his own blog (Danger! Nerdy stuff!). Together we decided to make a little experiment, and test if AI can enlarge a product photo better than … Read more Artificial intelligence vs Photoshop: Quick experiment with upscaling of a product photo

New Adobe Illustrator Update October 2017: Custom Scripts as Actions

А new update for Adobe Illustrator is released and it has some really cool new features. I find the Puppet Tool very useful and the updated Properties Panel is cool. But there is one thing I am particularly happy about: You can now run your Custom Scripts as an Action! The function has been there … Read more New Adobe Illustrator Update October 2017: Custom Scripts as Actions

Process, Global and Spot colors in Adobe Illustrator

Hello again, Here on Productivista I want to make a series of blog posts dedicated to the theme: Changing colors in Adobe Illustrator. First I want to make a brief introduction to the differences between Process, Global and Spot colors. I´m one of these persons, who loves autumn.  That´s why I created an autumn inspired … Read more Process, Global and Spot colors in Adobe Illustrator

How to create a seamless pattern (old fashioned way)

To my followers, welcome back. In this post I will show how to create a seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator. Adobe introduced a new Pattern Options Dialog back in Illustrator version CS6. Users of Adobe Illustrator were happy about this new feature and in forums people commented how difficult it was to design patterns before that. … Read more How to create a seamless pattern (old fashioned way)

The Magic of Copy-Paste: PART 2-More tricks and spells

In this Productivista blog, I´ll continue the Copy-Paste theme by showing how you can use it together with Duplicated Artboards But before that, I just want to give another quick tip about where it is smart to use the Cut-Paste method. Sometimes it can happen, that you begin to make some changes to an object … Read more The Magic of Copy-Paste: PART 2-More tricks and spells

Artboards in Adobe Illustrator 3: Rearrange artboards

I’ve previously showed how you can save time by working on duplicated artboards in parallel and how to rename and save artboards with unique names for seperate files. It is also nice to know, how artboards can be rearranged. There are two cases where I often find this feature useful.  By tracking artboard up or … Read more Artboards in Adobe Illustrator 3: Rearrange artboards