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How to Use the New Intertwine Tool in Adobe Illustrator adobe illustrator tutorial Jan 30, 2023

Intertwine is a new feature in Adobe Illustrator version 27.2. For the month of February, I'm going to be introducing members to features in Adobe Illustrator to help them level up their graphic design skills and grow as designers.

It is a very cool tool that lets you easily take two graphic...

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How to Create a Clipping Mask in Adobe Illustrator for Beginners – Video adobe illustrator tutorial Jan 08, 2023

Clipping masks in Adobe Illustrator can be a little tricky to wrap your head around. I've created this step-by-step tutorial for beginners on how to create a clipping mask in Illustrator. 

In this video tutorial, I'll walk you through the basic steps of making a clipping mask. Let me know if...

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How to Copy & Paste with Key Commands in Adobe Illustrator adobe illustrator key commands Jan 07, 2023

Learning key commands in Adobe Illustrator is essential to your workflow as a design professional. In this short tutorial for beginners, I'll teach you how to copy and paste in Adobe Illustrator using key commands.

What are key commands?

Key commands are shortcuts on your keyboard that access...

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Working with Pattern Swatches in Adobe Illustrator — Video adobe illustrator tutorial Jan 04, 2023

Working with pattern swatches in Adobe Illustrator can initially seem a little tricky. Pattern swatches exist in Illustrator in the "Swatches" Panel. When you select an object, you can fill it with a repeat pattern by choosing the pattern from the swatches.

When it comes to scaling the pattern or...

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Scanning vs. Photographing Your Original Art with Vibrant Colors for Use in Adobe Illustrator — Video adobe illustrator design production video Jan 03, 2023

I always use vibrant colors – part of my signature style. It's one of the reasons I love working with gouache paints so much. The pigments are rich and opaque. The pinks and the oranges have these killer neon hues. I love the intensity. What I don't love so much is how they translate into...

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