NSL WEEK 308- Adobe Illustrator “Dotted Stroke”

I thought I made a video for this already! I’m slipping. Do you know how to make a Dotted Stroke in Adobe Illustrator?

Check out the video above to learn another way to do it. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 306- Adobe Illustrator “Path Eraser Tool”

Up until a few weeks ago, I didn’t even know the Path Eraser tool existed in Adobe Illustrator.

Check out the video above to learn the basics. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 305- Adobe Photoshop “Bitmap Halftone Screen”

Whoa! Thanks Carlos Garro! He showed me how to create a Bitmap Halftone Screen in Adobe Photoshop.

I really like this workflow because I can ADD PIXELS =O Continue reading

NSL WEEK 304- Adobe Illustrator “Sphere 3D Ball”

I’m having fun today folks! I want to show 2 different ways to create a sphere in Adobe Illustrator.

I doubt this will change your workflow DRAMATICALLY but these are fun and I hope they make you look at these tools a lil differently. Besides, you might learn something! Check out the video above to see how to make some. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 302- Adobe Illustrator “Color Swatches from an Image”

I’m going to use a tool that you might not have heard of. It’s “Create Object Mosaic” in Adobe Illustrator. The only person I’ve seen use this is Nigel French =)

Check out the video above to see the workflow.  Continue reading

NSL WEEK 298- Adobe Illustrator “Custom View Keyboard Shortcuts”

I knew you could create a Custom Views in Adobe Illustrator but I didn’t think to assign a keyboard shortcut to it.

Check out the video above to learn the basics. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 296- Adobe Illustrator “Blend Tool w/ Gradient”

This week we’re playing with the Blend Tool in Adobe Illustrator! This is an exercise to make you look at the tools differently.

Check out the video above to see how it’s done. Continue reading