Vector Basic Training Chapter 2: Your Creative Armament
customize your environment
actions: record multiple keyboard commands things that you do routinely p. 28: customized shortcuts and actions
stop recreating the wheel
change the default settings and startup profile
"draw it out, scan it in"
default pens: .25 pt for zoomed in scan .5 pt for zoomed out scan
Layers, top to bottom: Storage, Temp, Build, Scan Storage layer: insurance when experimenting, storing elements, invisible layer Temp layer: testing things before using them, clean surface to work in Build layer: where most of building takes place Scan layer: drawing scan with 20% transparency, locked layer Textures: sit on top of all elements