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I have been learning Ai from Adobe and was thinking i should of started my favicon with the dimension of 16 X 16 etc. Using the Golden ration theme as a guide. I started out with 500px X 500px on my canvas and then resized. Now thinking there is an option to start out at the exact px i would like to achieve. Would this be a good practice and if no or yes, What are those inspired thoughts.
Jason Montoya6,550 Points
As long as the width and height dimensions are equal (i.e. 300px x 300px), you can always adjust these sizes when saving for new projects to correspond with the current needs. I personally think it is better to build bigger, because even though vector files won't lose quality when re-sizing, I like it when I can view my project easily at 100% on my AI canvas. Plus, since you can adjust the image size in the 'Save for Web' window before saving, why not just build bigger first?
Hope this helps. Cheers
Hi Jason, thinking the same in the long run..the more i learn the Ai the better i become aware of what it can do...amazing..