Stylism Stylism

Live effects made easy

  • AG Splatter live effect
  • AG Architect live effect
  • Live Block Shadow Tool
  • Live & interactive Multiple Offset Tool
  • Click-and-drag functionality live effects

All 20 plugins and a year of updates.

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Splatter effect

Add a big splash to any artwork with this addictive vector effect! AG Splatter adds an insanely punchy impact to shapes, paths and editable text. Apply these instant styles; liquid splashes, branding concepts, tiny droplets, vapor, foliage, debris and much more.

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Block Shadow

Make a BIG impact with live block (long) shadows! Click-and-drag to apply to any object including editable text, vector art and groups. Use the Scale and Gap options for extra creativity. Now with added options including transparency, common vanishing point and more!

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Multi Offset

Delve into creative possibilities with the live & interactive multiple offset tool. Easily control all effects including number of offsets, final offset fill/stroke color, opacity and more. Now with added direct live text support!.

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How you can get started

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AG Splatter enhancements + more speed with VectorFirstAid

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Click-and-drag live effects 

Access live effects through an intuitive interface allowing you to break away from Illustrator’s numerical control which can be tedious. Simply open the Stylism Panel, select your chosen effect then just click-and-drag and view the live adjustment in realtime. The power of the plugin lies within with the simple ability to adjust artwork visually allowing you to explore new ideas whilst retaining ultimate control.

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Stylism technical specifications

AG Splatter Live Effect

  • Add pure vector splatters to any path, shape and editable text

  • Precisely control droplet sizes, distance from path and more

  • Use Curvature Bias control to make realistic splatter emphasis on tighter curves

  • Change droplet shape to represent speed and angle of splatter

  • Color of splatter can follow artwork including flat colors, gradients and patterns

  • Optionally set transparency of each droplet for ultimate liquid or vapor effects

  • Works with all native and Astute Graphics live effects

  • Can be defined as part of a graphic style

  • Easy "detach" to allow for further modifications

  • Controlled using accessible panel

AG Architect live effect

  • Innovative effect to replicate extended line effects commonly used in architecture sketches

  • Numerous controls ensuring creative uses, including;

  • Apply to curved, straight, smooth and/or corner shapes

  • Only extend with specified angle range

  • Position extensions above, below or replacing underlying artwork

  • User-defined extension lengths, color and weight

  • Randomization of lengths

  • Works with all native and Astute Graphics live effects

  • Can be defined as part of a graphic style

  • Easy "detach" to allow for further modifications

  • Controlled using accessible panel

AG Block Shadow Tool

  • Interactive tool with live block (long) shadow preview

  • Works on all art including text (maintain edit-ability), vectors, groups and targeted layers

  • Precise shadow angle and distance control

  • Set shadow fill color

  • Scale option to simulate vanishing point

  • Gap option for added creativity

  • Automatically shadow stroke style (weight, dashes, brush and profile)

  • Can be applied to object, stroke or fill via Appearance panel

  • True and clean vector shadow shape result

  • Detach to access editable result

  • Control all attributes with keypresses (works with AstuteBuddy)

  • Preferences to customize the way you work with the tool

  • Works with other native and Astute Graphics live Effects

  • Easily apply shadow Effect to other objects with Eyedropper Tool or Graphic Styles

  • Specify a level of transparency and blending mode

  • Adopt the fill of the object for its color, allowing shadows to have patterns and gradients

  • Set to have a fixed vanishing point. By default, multiple live block shadows effects can maintain a common vanishing point to ensure a consistent visual effect

  • When applied to a specific fill, can replace the fill rather than adding to it as normal

AG Offset Tool

  • Interactive tool with live offset preview

  • Add multiple offsets in one Effect

  • Uniform, accelerated and random offset distance options

  • Set final offset stroke color and weight, fill color and opacity

  • Define corner type (Miter, Round, Bevel)

  • Position offset(s) above or below and maintain original object

  • True offsets for open paths

  • Works on all all paths and live text

  • Control all attributes with keypresses (works with AstuteBuddy)

  • Expand to become fully editable vector paths

  • Works with other native and Astute Graphics live Effects

  • Easily apply AG Offset Effect to other objects with Eyedropper Tool or Graphic Styles

  • Can now be applied directly to editable text and optionally treat groups as if they were compound shapes. No need for additional steps to "trick" Illustrator!

  • Forced to have a stroke or a fill, regardless of whether the base path has one

  • Plus other smaller changes led by customer feedback following previous releases

Stylism Tool

  • Control native live effects instinctively

  • Native Adobe Illustrator live effects supported:

    • Drop Shadow

    • Feather

    • Inner Glow

    • Outer Glow

    • Transform

    • Free Distort

    • Offset

    • Blur

  • Quick control of effect resolution

  • 4 user-defined styles stored between sessions

  • 4 user-defined contours stored between sessions

  • Optional automatic resolution reduction for more responsive editing

  • All standard effects remain editable on computers without Stylism