illustrator shaper tool

THE LOW DOWN ON HOW TO USE THE SHAPER TOOL IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

In this Adobe Illustrator video tutorial, I am going to show you how to use the Shaper Tool inside Adobe Illustrator.  It’s a bit controversial in my opinion. One, because I had never even heard about it or used it before and two, I’m not really sure it’s useful.  But hey, I’m open minded and […]

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artboards in adobe illustrator

How To Use Multiple Artboards in Adobe Illustrator

We are diving into multiple artboards inside Adobe Illustrator. Did you know you can save multi-page files (even like 50 pages!) all into ONE SINGLE ILLUSTRATOR FILE?! <insert blown mind here> I use multiple artboards on a daily basis. Social media graphics, two-sided flyers, eBook design and trifolds!

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width tool in illustrator

How To Use The Width Tool In Adobe Illustrator

In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial I am going to show you how easy it is to use the Width Tool. You can easily widen or narrow any stroke at any anchor point. This is a great way to add depth to your illustrations!

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HOW TO USE THE SCISSOR TOOL IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

How To Use The Scissor Tool In Adobe Illustrator

In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial I am going to show you how to make this 3D star using the scissor tool and the gradient palette. The scissor tool allows you to “cut” any part of a line segment and then remove it!  

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Adobe Illustrator Video Tutorial - 3D Effects

Adobe Illustrator Video Tutorial – How To Use 3D Effects

3D effects enable you to create three-dimensional (3D) objects from two-dimensional (2D) artwork. You can control the appearance of 3D objects with lighting, shading, rotation, and other properties. You can also map artwork onto each surface of a 3D object. There are two ways to create a 3D object: by extruding or revolving. In addition, […]

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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: How to Use the Pathfinder

You may or may not have used the Illustrator Pathfinder panel to combine shapes and make new ones. You’ve probably often found yourself clicking (and undoing) each icon in the panel until you get the look you want? I think it just might be easier to take some time and learn exactly what each function […]

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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: How To Create a Tri-fold Brochure

Illustrator is a great tool for creating brochures. I will show you how to quickly set up your document with the correct sizing and settings so you can get right to the fun part… designing! Tri-folds are still a very popular and effective way of advertising for many different types of companies.  Know how to […]

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