Friday, October 30th, 2015
Learn some great Illustrator skills while you create text boxes in Illustrator
In this video you will see how to draw two different text boxes in Illustrator. You will learn how to add multiple strokes and effects to single shapes and also to grouped shapes each having a very different result in the final art. These techniques will help you build confidence as you use multiple strokes on shapes in Illustrator and with using the all important Appearance panel too.
adding strokes to groups, appearance panel, Illustrator, multiple fills, multiple strokes, text boxes
Monday, July 28th, 2014
Create a multi-dimensional Illustrator shape from a simple star
Learn to create this multidimensional shape in Illustrator starting with a simple 20 point star.
You will learn how to make the points of the star round, how to fill it with a color and a pattern then how to create the outside and inside strokes.
The entire effect (minus the background and text) is one single resizable fully adjustable vector shape.
appearance panel, dimensional, fill, Illustrator, layered shape, multiple strokes, star, strokes, vector shape
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Tricks for Using the Appearance Panel in Illustrator
Learn tips and tricks for using the Appearance Panel in Illustrator.
You will see how to add multiple fills, how to add extra shapes to a single shape, how to move and resize a shape.
You will also see how to make part of a shape transparent using a transparency mask effect created inside the Appearance panel.
This video is ideal for intermediate level Illustrator users and will expand your knowledge of Illustrator tools.
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