In this tutorial, Jeff will be taking a look at creating custom Pattern Brush Borders in Illustrator CC. He will also be discussing the amazingly useful Pattern Brush Libraries that come with the application.
We all wind up shooting subjects that are backlit (where the light is behind your subject). That’s because our eyes automatically adjust to the situation and we see the subject just fine in our viewfinder. The problem is our cameras aren’t nearly as sophisticated as our eyes are, so you’re almost guaranteed to get some [...]
You’re definitely going to run into situations where your subject has a patch of skin, maybe on their arm, or back, or leg, that is either brighter or darker than the surrounding skin. So, we should do a quick retouch to balance those areas before we start any kind of skin softening or smoothing. You [...]
I don’t know how many times I’ve heard “It’s Impossible to Do that in Illustrator” from long-time users and novices alike. In this tutorial, I will be taking a look at using Graphic Styles to help solve some of these impossible problems in seconds, beginning with how to add a gradient fill to editable type.