Illustrator

Reset bounding box grayed out in Illustrator
Quick Fix: Why Reset Bounding Box is Grayed Out in Illustrator
Quick Fix: Why Reset Bounding Box is Grayed Out in Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be going over a simple solution for a common problem — why Reset Bounding Box is grayed out in Illustrator. Resetting The Bounding Box In Adobe Illustrator, the Bounding Box is an interactive selection that indicates a particular object you have selected. It allows you to move, rotate, shear, and scale…

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Free tri fold brochure template for Illustrator
Free Tri Fold Brochure Template for Illustrator | AI Format
Free Tri Fold Brochure Template for Illustrator | AI Format 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be sharing a copy of a free tri fold brochure template for Illustrator. This is a blank template in print-ready format with bleed and safe area already accounted for. I’ve even included a separate layer with guide lines for reference. Adobe Illustrator is a great tool for designing brochures. I’ve used…

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Illustrator letter logo tutorial
How To Create Interlocking Letter Logos with Adobe Illustrator
How To Create Interlocking Letter Logos with Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a logo where multiple letters intertwine with each other, using Adobe Illustrator. The letters will be interacting with each other in such a way that it appears as if they’re going over and under each other at key points. We’ll be making good use of the…

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Convert RGB to CMYK with Illustrator
How to Easily Convert RGB to CMYK with Illustrator
How to Easily Convert RGB to CMYK with Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to convert RGB to CMYK with Illustrator. This only requires a few clicks, but some manual adjustments will need to be made after the conversion. You’ll see what I mean moving forward. Why Convert to CMYK? If you’ve ever designed something to be printed, your print shop will…

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Export a layered PSD file from Illustrator
How To Export a PSD with Layers from Illustrator
How To Export a PSD with Layers from Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to export a PSD (or Photoshop file) from Adobe Illustrator while preserving layers. And if your Illustrator file doesn’t currently have layers then I’ll be showing you how to quickly place each individual object onto its own layer. This is something I’ve found to be particularly useful when…

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Batch export multiple images from Adobe Illustrator
How To Batch Export Multiple Images from Adobe Illustrator
How To Batch Export Multiple Images from Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to batch export multiple images from Adobe Illustrator — particularly JPG, PNG, PDF, and SVG. A good example of the usefulness of this sort of feature would be for logo design. Illustrator’s Export for Screens feature allows you to batch export your logo in all of the different…

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How to wrap text around a circle with Illustrator
How To Wrap Text Around A Circle with Adobe Illustrator
How To Wrap Text Around A Circle with Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

In today’s beginner tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to wrap text around a circle with Adobe Illustrator. This method will also allow you to flow your text around any other object or shape that you’d like. To accomplish this we will be using the Type on a Path tool. The following is just a brief…

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Repeated geometric background pattern
Create A Geometric Repeated Background with Adobe Illustrator
Create A Geometric Repeated Background with Adobe Illustrator 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create a repeatable geometric pattern using Adobe Illustrator CC. In the end we will have a single rectangular tile that can be repeated infinitely and seamlessly for use as a background. The following is just a brief overview of the steps taken to achieve this result. For…

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Create Isometric Block Letters with Adobe Illustrator
Create Isometric Block Letters with Adobe Illustrator 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how you can use Adobe Illustrator CC to create individual colored Lego bricks that you can stack on top of each other and arrange into isometric letters and numbers. This is a tutorial I previously made with Inkscape. The following is just a brief overview of the steps taken…

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Repeatable background patterns made with Illustrator
Create Seamless Background Patterns with Adobe Illustrator CC
Create Seamless Background Patterns with Adobe Illustrator CC 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to create seamless background patterns with Adobe Illustrator CC. The result will be a single square tile that can be repeated infinitely. This works great for use as a background on a website where a different number of tiles are used in order to render the backgrounds for…

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