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Creating a Confetti Brush in Illustrator

Are you like me and love the look of confetti in designs? There’s something about being able to use a confetti brush and add some sporadic dots to your design! While there are many free resources out there which you can use, I love being able to have the right to owning my own brush and creating my own stuff. Are you ready? Let’s begin…. Open Illustrator and begin creating your document 11.5″ x 8″ Use the Ellipse Tool (L)…

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How to Slant Text in Illustrator

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Alright guys, another Illustrator tutorial! I have so many ideas of what I want to do! I love my life and I’m super Krazy running from here to there! I just love life and have so much energy!!! Ok so I’m really into working out and trying to better my life and my families life! I wanted some inspirational quotes, so here’s one I wanted to do! I have this awesome font I love for Block letters! It’s called Bebas…

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How to Use Photoshop & Illustrator to Create Unique Designs

How to Create an Easy Abstract Blur Pattern Design Today’s Illustrator and Photoshop design tutorial is based on a suggestion from one of my readers. Ella got in touch with some examples of cool geometric gradient designs that she had seen a lot lately and wondered how they were made. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Design damask patterns for wallpaper and homewares Patterns are a really fun aspect of design and can be used across homewares, product design, apparel and…

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How to Create Seamless Patterns in Illustrator

How To Create an Icy Blue Vector Geometric Design Create a Halftone Texture in Illustrator Create a Wood Texture in Illustrator How to create a Triangular Pattern Design in Illustrator Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create the popular retro style pattern design made up of lots of colourful squares and triangles. The process is pretty simple, making this a good tutorial for newcomers to Adobe Illustrator. Six steps to creating patterns in Illustrator Patterns are really a…

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10+ Illustrator Tutorials on How to Create Textures and Grunge Effects

I love learning new techniques when it comes to Photoshop and Illustrator, I’m constantly increasing my skills and making them better. Here are some great tutorials which I found and I think you will enjoy them as well! Add Distress to Vectors In Illustrator One of the best ways to age a new piece of artwork is to rough it up a bit…add a bit of wear and tear. It’s really easy too. I’m going to take one of the…

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Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Grunge Effect from Scratch

I love the Grunge effect, especially when I’m designing for t-shirts and other things. It can add a certain look that you want. The grunge look is kind of a beat-up, weather worn style and it never really goes out of style, which I LOVE! I’m going to show you how to add grunge to a vector in Adobe Illustrator. You may want to create this grunge pattern and that way you will have it for later. This is a…

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How to Arch Text in Illustrator

I love Illustrator but sometimes they make things impossible to figure out how to do. I do a lot of designing for vinyl businesses, as I have my own business and I also sell my vinyl designs. I love using Illustrator and making new designs, but it’s hard to remember how to do things. This is on of my many tutorials which I’m going to show you how to use Illustrator and do certain things! I’ve created the design below,…

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Illustrator Tutorial – How to make an Arrow

I have all the pieces for my arrow! Yeah! I’m going to show you how I weld them all together and make them one shape, most people know about this tool, but it’s my FAVORITE tool in Illustrator and one I use everyday!!! The pathfinder tool, this is how you will make shapes and combine shapes, subtract shapes. It’s awesome. Let’s plan around with it and I will show you how to do this, you soon will be building and…

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Illustrator Tutorial – How to round an edge on a Triangle

In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to create a rounded triangle in Illustrator. I love rounded triangles, the look of them isn’t so square and pointed. I think it just adds a little something to the triangle. Here is the arrow which I’m going to create, see how the edges on the triangle are rounded (top picture) I’ve already created this arrow once, but I’m going to show you how to round the triangle to make it…

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