In this tutorial ill cover some cool tricks for creating simple ribbing effects and a ribbed binding brush. Sub topics include offset path, dashed strokes, art brushes and colorization methods for your brushes.
In this tutorial i’ll cover a really easy trick for filling hand drawn fashion sketches using Illustrator, without using Live Trace. A few topics that ill touch on are: Levels (Photoshop), the Blob Brush, Bristle Brushes, Blending modes and Live Color.
Yesterday Adobe delivered new updates for some of its CC products including Illustrator.
Illustrator, now at version 17.1, was given several very useful features and if you are an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber all you have to do is open the Adobe Creative Cloud app and under the Apps tab install the updates.
Read on for my first impressions of the new enhancements…
Have you ever wanted to print out all of the colors in your Illustrator swatches panel? Along with the name of the swatch and the RGB or CMYK values?
Well you can with a simple (and FREE) script created by John Wundes (www.wundes.com). This script will work with versions of Illustrator as far back as CS and on both Mac and Windows
There are several ways to make bias (diagonal) stripes in Illustrator and in this tutorial ill be covering a few techniques to accomplish this including: simply rotating a horizontal stripe pattern to make it appear on bias, and creating a bias stripe of a standard printing repeat size (rotary screen printing).
We’ll be covering techniques with the Move window, Blend Tool, Live Color and the only math you will have to be able to do is divide by 2.