Vector Illustration Time Lapse Time lapse – Creation of a vector illustration with Adobe Fireworks. It took about 4 hours to complete it and it’s reduced to 10 minutes. Be sure to play it in HD. Working illustrations in Fireworks is mainly about the pen tool and the properties panel. The layers panel is mainly used to keep a hierarchy, which makes the drawing process really easy through the Properties panel. This, combined with its boolean operations (punch, join, etc), its superfriendly gradient tool with immediate feedback and the possibility to add some useful extensions, make it a bomb for vector graphics for the screen.