How to use Pathfinder Shape Modes
The Pathfinder tool is classic Adobe Illustrator. Timeless, like Back to the Future, Tetris or, dare I admit, Comic Sans. In this tutorial, we’ll learn about the four Pathfinder Shape Modes. That’s Unite, Minus … Read more
How to make smaller Adobe Illustrator files with ease
Ever saved an Adobe Illustrator file and noticed a substantial increase in file size? Want to learn how to make an Illustrator file smaller? Create PDF Compatible File could be the … Read more
Print is not dead
We’ve all heard the news—“Print is dead”. Well, no, it’s not. Print is alive and well. That said, print projects come few and far between for some graphic designers. To those designers, I’d recommend reading up … Read more
Welcome to the Pathfinder tutorial. In the last tutorial, we learned about Pathfinder Shape Modes. In this how-to, we’ll learn about the Pathfinders themselves. Where the Pathfinder Shape Modes tend to form new shapes—or subtract from them—Pathfinders tend to … Read more
What is Blend tool?
The Blend Tool is an invaluable and often misrepresented tool in Adobe Illustrator. Not to mention, a total time saver. Ever completed a game of classic Solitaire on Windows? The win animation couldn’t be easier to … Read more
What is a Blending Mode?
In this article, we’ll learn about all 16 Adobe Illustrator Blending Modes. You’ll soon know the difference between Darken, Multiply and Color Burn—and Lighten, Screen and Color Dodge. Bookmark this cheat-sheet—don’t be caught scrolling between … Read more
The colour wheel is an illustrated map of colour. A vivid amalgamation of art and science. The colour wheel’s inventor, Isaac Newton, invented the wheel to illuminate the relationship between hues, tints and shades. Your iPhone won’t include a colour