Posts Tagged ‘Adobe’

How to Create Cut Files with Perforations

How to Create Cut Files with Perforations

It’s time again for another professional grade (don’t know if you could hear the sarcasm there) video tutorial by your’s truly! If you’ve ever wanted to create die cut designs that include pop-out sections or tear offs, then you’ll definitely want to check this one out. Learn how to create cut files with perforations using a […]

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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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How to Cut Out an Image in Illustrator

How to Cut Out an Image in Illustrator

It’s time for another tutorial to beef up your graphic design skills! Today, I’m going to show you how to cut out an image in Illustrator. When you think about cutting out images you’re  first instinct is probably to go straight to Photoshop. For the most part, photoshop is the preferred medium for image clipping because it […]

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Three Totally Awesome Illustrator Tools

Three Totally Awesome Illustrator Tools

Welcome back from the long weekend—hope you had a fun Labor Day! We had a crazy fun time this weekend! Did I tell you that my hubby is an aspiring comedian (I know random, right)? Well, he usually just does local gigs, but this weekend he got booked for a show at the Hollywood Improv […]

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