Create complex vector shapes in Adobe Fireworks
A few vistiors have asked how to create complex vector shapes in Adobe Fireworks, specifically the shapes I did for the mega pack of ribbons and badges I released last week. So the screencast is a of me taking you through the process I use to create complex shapes.
Let me know if you do it different or have any questions in the comments below. And dont forget you can all 200 shapes in the mega pack of ribbons and badges.
On May 6, 2013 Adobe announced that Fireworks the graphics platform will no longer be developed by the team at Adobe. This petition is to give a voice to those who want this decision to be overturned or to have the code release to open source.
With the release of the iPhone 4S we saw the introduction of siri icon on our iPhone. For many of us it marks the serious initiative to implement a long talked about idea of voice controlled computing. I wanted to mark the introduction of voice controlled computing by recreating the Siri icon in fireworks.
I came across the new iCloud application from apple (which is in beta at the time of writing this tut) the Apple iCloud Logo replicates the brushed metal that permeates most, if not all apple products. I thought it would be a good excuse to show some techniques for creating brushed metal effects.
I have noticed a considerable demand for a tutorial to create vista wallpaper, so I’ve decided to give it a try. It’s not easy, and the result is not perfect, but its a good attempt nonetheless.
Welcome to the very first tutorial of firetuts.com to create Mac-like wallpapers. I will show you how you can easily make one of those sleek abstract wallpapers you’ve probably seen before, with Adobe (or Macromedia) Fireworks. I shall give credit to Collis for the original tutorial for Photoshop. This tutorial, however, will also teach you a trick to color it in a different way.