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How to Use Gradients with Text

How to Use Gradients with Text

It’s time to crack open the old Illustrator and learn something new! A few weeks ago, I shared a tutorial with some tips for utilizing gradients with shapes. Today, I’m building on my last video with even more awesome gradient tricks for typographic elements. Watch this short tutorial, and learn how to use gradients with text. Gradients […]

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How to Use Gradients with Shapes

How to Use Gradients with Shapes

Who’s ready to brush up on their design skills? Today I’m back with a new tutorial about some basic Illustrator tools and how they can be utilized in your illustrations and designs. Get ready to have some fun with color, because, in today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to use gradients with shapes. […]

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Scoring Custom Projects with Your Cricut

Scoring Custom Projects with Your Cricut

It’s time for another totally professional (not really) tutorial by yours truly! Today I’ve got another tip for creating designs in Adobe Illustrator and making them come to life with your Cricut Explore. Learn the ins and outs of scoring custom projects with your Cricut. Click the button above to download the SVG file I […]

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How to Create & Cut Out Stickers with Your Cricut

Cut Out Stickers

It’s that time again—time for another spectacular, magnificent, information-filled Illustrator tutorial! If you’ve ever wondered if it was possible to make stickers with your Cricut, the answer is YES. And if you’ve wondered if you could turn your own custom designs into stickers, the answer is also a big YES. Watch my latest tutorial video, […]

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How to Make Mandala Patterns

How to Make Mandala Patterns

There’s a new tutorial in town, and, let me tell you, it’s a good one! If you look at beautiful henna and Indian designs and think, “Wow, I wish I could create something that intricate,” I have great news for you—you can! Watch this video and learn how to make mandala patterns in Adobe Illustrator. P.S. […]

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How to Make Shape Monograms

How to Make Shape Monograms

If you’re a crafty designer, you probably love to personalize just about everything. In today’s video tutorial, I’ll show you how to make shape monograms like the ones you see all over Etsy, as well as how to fit text into any shape you’d like. Use these tools to create fun vinyl monograms or expressive textual […]

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How to Utilize Multiple Artboards

How to Utilize Multiple Artboards

Another spectacular Thursday is upon us folks! And what better time to expand our design knowledge? Today I’ve got a super quick Illustrator tutorial that I think you’ll enjoy. Learn how to utilize multiple artboards so you can make multiple page PDFs and separated image files in a cinch. Plus, get a sneak peak at an upcoming […]

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How to Access Font Alternates

How to Access Font Alternates

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Ok, that’s not a real thing, but it is Thursday, and I do have a new Illustrator tutorial to share with you. This one is for all you font-lovers, or would-be font lovers out there. Experimenting with beautiful fonts can be such a blast—especially if you’re a type enthusiast (which, if you […]

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