Archive for the ‘Illustrator’ Category

Free Adobe Illustrator Splash Screen

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If you want to customise your Adobe Illustrator CC 2015 splash screen, you just need to replace a couple of files. I’m a Mac user and to change these files, […]

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Quick And Easy Ways to Make Complex Shapes in Illustrator

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Using Adobe Illustrator, there are a variety of ways to quickly and easily make complicated shapes with various shape building tools. There is the pen, pencil and blob brush, plus […]

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Illustrator CS6 Stroke Effects And Tricks

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Adobe Illustrator CS6 has added many refinements and improvements, including Image Trace and Gradients on a Stroke. The stroke panel has also turned up a couple of effects that I […]

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Type on a Circle in Adobe Illustrator

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Plenty of logos feature type that surrounds an object. To achieve this effect, it is placed on a circle and this is easy to do using a vector drawing program […]

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Distorting Shapes With Free Transform in Illustrator

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There are plenty of ways to distort shapes in Adobe Illustrator. One of the tools I use quite often is the Free Transform tool. This is pretty intuitive to use […]

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Convert Lines to Shapes in Illustrator

To create a quick lozenge shape in Illustrator, you can do it in a couple of short steps:

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Slicing Text in Illustrator

Slicing text is a simple way of creating a nice graphic effect. Using Illustrator you can easily create a range of text effects, warping, cutting and reshaping to turn a […]

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Getting a Healthy Lunch Delivered to Your Office – The LunchBox Has Landed

We all understand the importance of eating a well-balanced and nutritious lunch at work, yet a healthy lunch is still so often perceived as having to munch your way through […]

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Using the Gradient Mesh in Illustrator

A tip I picked up when using the gradient mesh in Illustrator came from this gradient mesh tutorial at creativebrush.com – and the work is amazing! Instead of tracing your […]

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Units & Increments Preferences

For me, the default settings in InDesign are too crude for the Units & Increments. This is how I set mine for much finer control: Also, for the Display options […]

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