March 2017: Welcome & Text Tips

This is our first newsletter of the year, so I want to welcome all the new subscribers who have come aboard in the last two months. We're glad to have you here! Laura's news: … [Read more...]

Editable Shadow Text in Illustrator

In this tutorial, we're going to create a shadow for text by making a duplicate fill in the Appearance Panel, and use a Transform Effect to Move the shadow text's … [Read more...]

December 2016: holiday greetings!

The newsletter has been silent for a few months, but I'm still here and illustratoring.com is chugging along and looking forward to 2017! I hope you all are well and enjoying the … [Read more...]

September 2016: changes ahead

Happy September! I hope everyone is doing well. This is that time of year when things are moving full speed ahead. I'll keep this edition of the newsletter short and sweet - so I … [Read more...]

June 2016: Illustrator Eraser Tool and Smooth Tool

Watch the video above for a six minute, thorough overview of the Eraser Tool in Adobe Illustrator. This is an excerpt from Laura's Ink & Paint class on illustratoring. To … [Read more...]

May 2016, vol. 2: Automatic Patterns in Illustrator

In this edition of the newsletter, we're shining the spotlight on the class Automatic Patterns. Click the link for the class page with intro video and class outline. This class … [Read more...]