ART BACKWASH: Switching from FreeHand to Illustrator

I've noticed a few nick-names former FreeHand users have given Illustrator since switching and all prove to be accurate ironically enough. Here are some I've heard. (Feel free to share more in your comments below)

- Frustrator
- Castrator
- ill-luckstrator
- #$@!strator

See a trend developing?

Yes, the nugget is one of those who still mourns her beloved Freehand. :(

And yes, I use Illustrator these days. Because I'm forced to.

Meet Your Type - Field Guide to Typography | FontShop

Meet Your Type(52 pages)
  • A Field Guide to Typography

    Why settle for casual flirtation when looking for a long-lasting relationship? Finding the perfect match is easy if you know the rules. Meet Your Type will help you overcome common obstacles, and keep your heart thumping for your one true love: typography.


  • Hilarious (and educational!) field guide to typography.

    Online Personas - An Installation by Aaron Zinman

    In the wake of the whole Blizzard-Activision RealID debacle comes this shiny, scary, fun toy! This toy was not inspired by the whole RealID thing that I know of, but it's still oddly relevant!

    Online Personas - An Installation by Aaron Zinman

    You puts in your namez. It searches (some parts) of the Intarwebz. It makes a pretteh graphic. It shows you how the Intarwebz sees you! Be aware though, if you share the same name with many other non-snowflakes, it will show an aggregate you!

    Go forth my minions, play wif it!

    (Also, apparently one of my closest friends was born in 1834, got married in 1814, and has 5 children. I think there's something she isn't telling me...)