How to Blend Color in Illustrator With The Blend Tool

By Timothy Brauning on May 19, 2022

If you're creating any type of vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator, you'll likely have to blend colors at some point or another. And if you want your blend to look seamless, you can take a few simple steps to make sure the mix looks natural and smooth instead of choppy and disjointed. In this tutorial, we'll go over the basics of how to blend color in Illustrator with the Blend Tool.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, tutorial, Adobe, skills, continuing education, content creation, photo editing, Adobe Certification

How to Make a Clipping Path in Illustrator

By Timothy Brauning on May 13, 2022

Adobe Illustrator makes it easy to show or hide certain sections of an image without deleting any objects. This allows you to go back and tweak the photo at any point in the creative process. To do this, you'll need to learn how to make a clipping path in Illustrator to have total control over your workflow. 

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, graphic design, tutorial, Adobe, skills, photo editing, Adobe Certification

How to Make a Gradient in Illustrator

By Timothy Brauning on May 02, 2022

Have you ever wondered how to make a gradient in Illustrator? Well, today is your lucky day.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, tutorial, Adobe, continuing education

How to Add Artboards in Illustrator

By Timothy Brauning on April 25, 2022

Artboards are your blank canvas in Illustrator. This is where you'll create every design that you intend to make. You can think of artboards as sheets of paper of any size stacked on top of one another. That's where learning how to add artboards in Illustrator comes in handy.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, tutorial, Adobe, continuing education, Top Tips

How to Curve Text in Illustrator: Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

By Timothy Brauning on April 01, 2022

Have you ever wanted to create an awesome logo for clients with customized text in Adobe Illustrator? Do you know how to curve text in Illustrator?

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe, text, skills, training, Edit Type

What is Adobe Illustrator Used For (Ai)?

By Timothy Brauning on December 06, 2021

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editing program that is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, a set of desktop apps for graphic design, video editing, and web development. Adobe Illustrator is mainly used to create vector graphics, illustrations, logos, and icons.

Learn what is Adobe Illustrator used for and how much it costs. 

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator Drawings: Making a Pizza

By Katie Houghton on August 22, 2019


The question has been asked on how to make a pizza. In the kitchen, I have my
grandmother’s recipe which is quite delicious. In Illustrator, we can also make a
pretty nice pizza. Here are some simple steps to do so for both… bon appetit!

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, graphic design, shapes, adobe illustrator live shapes, Adobe


By Katie Houghton on January 11, 2019

Adobe Illustrator is a vector-based program that allows users to create, edit and manipulate images (vector-based drawing) in many different ways. Vector-based drawing is the use of mathematical formulas to create shapes and letters. These shapes are based on calculation, making it possible to scale these drawings up and down without losing quality.

Adobe Illustrator provides a wide range of tools for artists to create shapes and letters in vector formats. Since its CS5 version, has introduced new advanced tools and features including:

  • Shape Builder Tool
  • Pathfinder Effects
  • Vector Scribe Tool
  • Live Paint Bucket

Learn how to draw basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator with the Live Shapes tool!

One of Adobe Illustrator's great features is the ability to draw live shapes with the shape builder tool. Using the shape builder tool, you will easily draw straight lines and other shapes such as circles, rectangles, polygons, and more. Editing shapes and combining shapes features will also allow you to create unique shapes.

In this blog post, we will overview the Live Shapes builder tool of Adobe Illustrator. We will also explain how to customize basic shapes using custom widgets.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, graphic design, vector graphics, shapes, adobe illustrator live shapes

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