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The Spiral Tool in Illustrator

Spirals decay? I had no idea, that is until I decided to investigate further and learn about those three measurements that are crucial to creating spirals in Adobe … [Read More...]

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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...]

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January 2016: NYPL free downloads

On January 6th, 2016, The New York Public Library made over 187k digital items in the public domain available for high resolution download, including the image above. View this collection by artist E.A. Seguy as a book that you can flip through and download … [Read More...]

October 2015: Pattern Mode Pointers!

As much as I love Illustrator's Pattern Editing Mode, I can't say I'm completely raven about it. ;-) To me, it's an incredibly helpful, powerful feature in Illustrator that has a couple of frustrating limitations. Lesson number 7 from our Pattern Power … [Read More...]

September (14th-18th) 2015: Free Trial News Flash!

FREE trial this week! As I mentioned in the August newsletter, I've recently produced a series of short tutorials for TrainSimple.com. To promote it, TrainSimple is offering free access to the series Monday through Friday, starting September 14th. Each day, a … [Read More...]

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