Tag Archives: Illustrator

How to Make a Repeat of Anything in Adobe Illustrator

rep00Unbelievable but true! You can take any element you can think of and make a simple drop repeat out of it in Illustrator. Don’t believe me? Click below to find out how…
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Clipping Masks

CL00A clipping mask is a way of taking multiple objects, textures (cross hatch, stipples, symbols clusters for instance), blends or photographs and cropping them within a single or compound path, essentially making the photo or texture the object’s fill.
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Compound Path Explainer

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Compound Paths are especially helpful in creating logos and other iconographic art in Illustrator, below are some tips on understanding how they function and how to best work with them.
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Illustrator Cross Hatching

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In this tutorial we will be emulating cross-hatching using some effects and the blend tool. The tutorial is pretty straight forward and gives you lots of places to make your own variations.
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Oh Gee! It’s an Ogee, in Illustrator!

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Another in a series of super simple patterns in Illustrator, this time it’s an ogee.
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A Watermarked Logo

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A step by step for turning a  logo designed in Illustrator into a  reversed-out watermark to use in Photoshop.
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An Illustrator Pencil

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How about this for irony, here’s how to draw a pencil in illustrator.
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An Illustrator Scallop pattern

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More in an ongoing series of super simple repeats.
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Making pop POP!

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What if I told you that you could make an amazing logo with just a few simple steps in Illustrator, would you believe me? Scroll down to find out more…
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An Illustrator Houndstooth Pattern

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Another in a series of seriously simple repeats.
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