I have had this mental block about using Illustrator for quite some time now. At some point I downloaded a free trial, opened it, and spent about 5 minutes allowing myself to be confused by the interface…from that point on I thought I just ‘didn’t get it.’
Well, those days have gone the way of the…mini fashion backpack. I have used Illustrator to create something about which I am proud, and it didn’t even take long.
For a class project, I created a wireframe-y piece of a fictional shoe website that displays a chronological, user-generated content feed:
This is the new me, my actual self. I love making stuff. What have I even been doing the past 10 years? Not making enough stuff. Thanks Illustrator, and thanks Chris Hanrath for helping me come up with this design.