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James Nash

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  1. Hi Guys cheers will give it a try. Its back to hand drawing for me for a bit for now!. Will update with pics when I get to it, Cheers for the prompt reply MEB, Keep up the great work, I hope Affinity P/D becomes the new tools of choice. All the best, J
  2. Hi Folks, One question to add to this conversation is the capacity to manipulate the individual pixel layers/ selections. In the video example this would mean the sandstone could be given the appearance of being photographed from a different angle. The capacity to transform a selection is pretty important to me to get some sense of perspective in photo montage works. Is there a capacity to manipulate selections/layers like the Edit>Transform>options in photoshop? Thanks J
  3. Posted 09 October 2015 - 10:56 PM I think many of the posts here miss the way live trace is used mostly today - what's needed is a replacement for Illustrator's Live Trace tool. You'd never want to use this for photos as firstly illustrator isn't for this, and secondly if you want that effect you'd be better off using photoshop (posterise tool etc). The Live Trace tool is either likely to be used for tracing previous artwork when neither the vector file nor a lot of time is available. Secondly, and probably the biggest reason why Affinity NEEDS to include this tool, is for illustrators and designers scanning in their artwork. This includes people like my wife who illustrates childrens books, and all the designers out there doing hand drawn lettering, elements etc. We know that is almost everyone at the moment, and I'm really shocked this isn't seen as a bigger need. Until Affinity has a live trace feature I will still need Illustrator and I don't want to be using two programs. I'd rather jump ship when it can be a replacement, and that certainly isn't yet. Me too here! When Affinity can trace I will buy, until then Ill keep using Illustrator and hold off on my el capitan upgradeā€¦..Affinity we are waiting, Thanks for your work, J
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