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What program for illustrations ??

I was just wandering wich program is the best to use for illustrations. I am totally into photography, but my wife wanted to start doing illustrations. So it would be great to know what kind of program is the best to start with.

Regards

Bob.

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February 16, 2010

Bobsphotography

Thanks people for the comments. Very useful.

February 12, 2010

Joe1971

I nse Adobe Illustrator.

February 12, 2010

Creativei

Illustrator its always the best.

February 12, 2010

Mani33

Adobe Photoshop & illustrator! These are my main tools!
I love to save my vectors as photoshop shapes so I can retrieve them by opening the PS immediately!
Illustrator is stronger for vectors & photoshop is stronger for brushes effects & making 3D... At least that's how I use them :)

February 12, 2010

Keki

I'm an illustrator and freehand fan :)

February 12, 2010

Roberto1977

I use Inkscape. It's simple to learn and free (open source, download from internet). Bye, Rob.

February 11, 2010

Elimitchell

What Jsternig said. Good tablets are the Wacom Intuitos series.

February 11, 2010

Bobsphotography

Thanks jsternig.
If I do have more questions, I will let you know.

February 11, 2010

Jsternig

I would personally utilize Adobe Illustrator with a graphics tablet (you can get an inexpensive one for around $100 that should be fine for someone just getting into it). Illustrator is based on vector imagery, meaning if your wife one day decides she wants to put one of her illustrations on a billboard she can because vectors are scalable without losing quality since they are based on mathematical equations. Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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