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Basics of Transparency in Illustrator

Learn the basics of working with Blending Modes and Transparency in Illustrator. This video tutorial is an excerpt from our class, Illustrator 2, and the topics … [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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June 2015: Gradient Strokes in Illustrator

Are you using Gradient Strokes? (in CS6 & CC) Jump to this lesson inside Illustrator 2 (on vimeo), to learn all the options for creating with gradient strokes! I find that I use this feature all the time. This lesson teaches you to create a frame and mat … [Read More...]

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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...]

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