How to make perfect Square in Adobe InDesign

By Katie Houghton on September 12, 2019

Learn how to best utilize the frame tool with Adobe InDesign in this short tutorial and how to make perfect square!

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Topics: InDesign, graphic design, shapes, print design, Adobe

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 June 27, 2019

Creating a poster can be done in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or even in all three.

Today with paragraph and character styles there may be little reason to leave Photoshop in the first place. The steps of designing still remain the same in Photoshop, the difference is that you will not need to learn how to navigate through a lot of extra applications to create a fun and engaging poster.

Follow this step-by-step tutorial on how to make a poster in Photoshop!

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Topics: graphic design, shapes, print design, posters, adobe photoshop, tutorial


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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