Featured Illustrator Tutorial

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The New Illustrator Join Tool

I'm happy to feature this guest Illustrator tutorial from Sew Heidi! In practically no time at all you'll learn to use the Illustrator Join Tool, a great new feature … [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...]

Illustrator Class News

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October 2014: Holly Shop class is Live!

We have another free class posted on the site, with links and information available on this page: Holly Shop is a start-to-finish project that guides you through the steps of making 3 personalized holiday greeting cards in Illustrator. The class includes 10 … [Read More...]

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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...]

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