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Scaling Patterns in Illustrator

There are several ways to scale patterns in Illustrator. This post and the video tutorial below will outline some of the differences and advantages of each. Just … [Read More...]

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Global Color Swatch Shortcut

I love a good trick! Here's a global color swatch shortcut for Illustrator that will speed up your swatch creation process: command(control)-shift drag a color … [Read More...]

Illustrator Class News

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April 2015: Appearances: Basic vs. Complex

Start Today! You're just a click away from our 7-class Illustrator library. Want to learn all about the Pattern Editing Mode in Illustrator? Or do you need a refresher on the basics? Start learning right away - a great Illustrator resource, available … [Read More...]

Art Brushes Class

March 2015: Illustrator 2, Module 3 is Live!

In the final module of Illustrator 2, you'll learn about working with images in Illustrator. Should I Place? or Embed? Do I need a Layer Mask or Clipping Mask? How do I trace photos and turn them into vectors? How do I work between Photoshop and … [Read More...]

Recolor Artwork Class

February 2015: Get Started on Illustrator 2 Today!

In my intermediate class Illustrator 2, you'll take your work to another level of complexity and creativity. Subscribers can access this class, the videos, the PDFs and art files. Click the link above to jump to the class page for more information. You can … [Read More...]

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