is it possible to import from photoshop to illustrator a bezier image with the : layer effects ?
Is there a curve blend in illustrator?
are there more bezier tools in illustrator similar to RHINOCEROS tools?
like : offset , fillet , a well - evolved snap system , etc ?
could be plugin
Layer effects will not be editable in Illustrator. With some of them the vector paths might still be there, others not so much.
As for the other tools: Yes, maybe. If you would care to explain what they do.
as for snap: a plugin that has more snap features and tools. exists ?
as for bezier: a plugin that adds more features for drawing. exists ?
Snap: Have you tried Smart guides?
For drawing there are 3 plugins:
VectorScribe and PathScribe
then you could take a look at Rick Johnson's plugins for specific needs: rj-graffix.com
There are also gazillions of scripts
But maybe you'd want to explain in detail what you need.
are there in illustrator all the tools of : layer styles , which exist in photoshop ?
Again: What are you looking for specifically.
Effects and stuff works differently in Illustrator. It's object based and you use the Appearance panel. You can apply it to a layer as well, but again: differently.
Appearance on layers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcfsEE4CZqM
actually i have a drawing with bezier and layer effects in photoshop and i would like to import it into illustrator for editing with illustrator tools.
it's possible ?
You can probably only edit some of the shapes in Illustrator.
It would really help to see that artwork. And how it looks in the Photoshop layers panel.
the layers panel of my drawing is normal, it has:
I won't discuss anything I cannot see. Sorry.
That is like stabbing in the dark.
Save it as a PSD and then open it in Illustrator. Embed it and then you'll see what you get. Good luck.
is there any metaball plugin for Illustrator?
Your images look like a raster sketch, not a bezier image. Did you draw them with vector tools in Photoshop? If not, you just need to import the image in Illustrator as a reference and draw vectors using Illustrator's tools.
If you've drawn the shapes in Photoshop, you can export them as Paths to Illustrator and then add all needed attributes. No, export does not keep the effects due to different technical principles of Photoshop and Illustrator.
You can add and combine effects and overlays using the Appearance panel as Monica suggested. You can consider it as some analog of the Photoshop layer effects.
Yes, Illustrator works fine with Bezier splines. Yes, there is the Blend tool there. Yes, there are some different options for snapping, and you can adjust it as you need. Yes, there are some Photoshop effects which you can add to your object. But, just like in Photoshop, they will not create real 3d (as you talk about RHINOCEROS, you need finally some 3D object, yes?)
For 3D you need to use the 3D and Materials panel. There you will find all usual options such as fillets, offset etc., and then you can export the 3d object in the needed exchanging format to open it in the needed 3DD soft.