OS X Software: Xtream Path

“Imagine for a moment a straight piece of string. If you wanted to pull it upward to form a semi-circle, where would you grab it? Answer: in the center. Bu

“Imagine for a moment a straight piece of string. If you wanted to pull it upward to form a semi-circle, where would you grab it? Answer: in the center. But in most illustration software, your natural instinct would be wrong. Because of the decades-old design of BÈzier curves ó the bedrock of many illustration software packages ó the correct answer would be grabbing either end of the straight line and awkwardly twisting and turning them to force the center into bending the way you want. Not exactly the most obvious, user-intuitive method to accomplish such a seemingly simple goal.”


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Date:
November 24, 2016
Author:
XPLANE