The Spiral Tool in Illustrator

Spirals decay? I had no idea, that is until I decided to investigate further and learn about those three measurements that are crucial to creating spirals in Adobe Illustrator: the … [Read more...]

Layer Clipping Masks in Illustrator

There are three types of masking in Illustrator, Clipping Masks, Layer Clipping Masks and Opacity Masks, and each one offers a powerful way of cropping and editing your art in … [Read more...]

Illustrator Draw Inside Tutorial

In this tutorial you can practice with the Illustrator Draw Inside mode while jazzing up a typeface.¬†Illustrator CS5 offers a new feature that is perfect for decorating letters … [Read more...]

Using the Perspective Grid in Illustrator CS5

I recently worked on an illustration for Auburn Magazine that gave me the perfect opportunity to try out Adobe Illustrator CS5's new perspective grid feature. You can see in this … [Read more...]