Featured Illustrator Tutorial


Create Snowflakes in Illustrator

This fun video tutorial demonstrates how to draw snowflakes in Illustrator using strokes and the rotate tool. One of the most useful shortcuts you can learn in … [Read More...]

Featured Tip


Eyedropper Color in Illustrator

A fellow artist introduced me to a blog called design seeds where visitors are treated to a steady stream of inspiring color palettes. Each palette is "packaged" … [Read More...]

Illustrator Class News


September 2014: Illustrator CC Web Patterns

My newest class on Creating Web Patterns in Illustrator CC is available now on Train Simple! In an hour-long Illustrator CC project, I show you how to create pixel-perfect patterns for use on the web, using Illustrator’s intuitive pattern editing mode, … [Read More...]

Patterns in Illustrator

August 2014: Automatic Patterns Illustrator class is Live!

We’ve got another free class posted on the site! Automatic Patterns was created to help pattern designers working in Illustrator versions pre-CS6 to design repeat patterns that automatically update as you work. In older versions of Illustrator, before the … [Read More...]

swirl shop pen tool

July 2014: Swirl Shop Illustrator class is Live!

One of my most popular Illustrator classes is now available for free! View the complete Swirl Shop class on our password-protected video site. It uses the same password as Pattern Power. Tell your Ai-loving friends, and they can subscribe here to get the … [Read More...]

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