Adobe Illustrator

Affinity Designer VS Illustrator
Affinity Designer VS Illustrator | Everything You Need To Know
Affinity Designer VS Illustrator | Everything You Need To Know 800 470 Nick Saporito

Affinity Designer and Adobe Illustrator are two of the more popular choices in the world of vector design software. Despite the fact that they both function in a way that is fundamentally similar, they also have a lot of differences between them, and those differences are significant enough to make choosing between them a real…

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How to undo a grouping in Illustrator
3 Ways To Undo A Grouping In Illustrator
3 Ways To Undo A Grouping In Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

Do you have a cluster of objects that you’d like to work with individually in Adobe Illustrator? If so, this can be frustrating if you don’t know how to separate them. If this sounds like a problem that you’re experiencing then today you’re in luck as we will be going over 3 different ways to…

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How to cut a shape in Illustrator
Cut A Shape In Illustrator With The Knife Tool
Cut A Shape In Illustrator With The Knife Tool 800 470 Nick Saporito

Transforming shapes and objects is at the heart of what vector design is all about. One of the many ways you may seek to transform an object, however, is by slicing and cutting it into pieces. In this tutorial we’ll be going over how to perform this essential function as we outline how to cut…

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Subtract shapes in Illustrator
How To Subtract Shapes In Adobe Illustrator
How To Subtract Shapes In Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

A big part of vector design is using shapes to create new shapes. One such example would be subtracting one shape from another so that it results in negative space in the subtracted area. Thankfully, Illustrator makes this a simple process. In this tutorial we’ll be going over how to use the Pathfinder tool to…

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Open a closed path in Illustrator
2 Ways To Open A Closed Path In Illustrator
2 Ways To Open A Closed Path In Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

If you’re working with a closed path in Illustrator and want to break the path to open it back up then today you’re in luck. In this tutorial we’ll be going over how to open a closed path in Illustrator. This can be done using the Direct Selection or Scissors tools. There’s actually two different…

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Resize the artboard in Illustrator
Resize The Artboard In Illustrator | Manually and Numerically
Resize The Artboard In Illustrator | Manually and Numerically 800 470 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial we’ll be going over how you can resize the artboard in Illustrator. This is done by using a dedicated tool that allows you to scale the width and height in a multitude of ways. When it comes to resizing documents in other applications, the default protocol is to look for some kind…

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Export with transparency in Adobe Illustrator
How To Export With Transparency In Adobe Illustrator
How To Export With Transparency In Adobe Illustrator 800 470 Nick Saporito

It can be incredibly frustrating when you have the tools to produce something, but you don’t know how to utilize them effectively. This is certainly true if all you’re looking to do is save your work in a usable format that allows for transparency. As it turns out, the solution to this is quite simple.…

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Envelope Distort in Illustrator
Envelope Distort In Illustrator | The Complete Guide
Envelope Distort In Illustrator | The Complete Guide 800 470 Nick Saporito

Arguably the most powerful tool Adobe Illustrator has to offer is its Envelope Distort feature, which allows you warp and distort vector objects in any imaginable way. In this tutorial we’ll be going over how to use envelope distort in Illustrator, as well as all of the options and features it has to offer. In…

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Draw a star in Illustrator
How To Draw A Star In Illustrator | The Complete Guide
How To Draw A Star In Illustrator | The Complete Guide 800 470 Nick Saporito

Adobe Illustrator makes it easy to draw all kinds of shapes and objects. One of the more advanced shapes you can draw, however, is stars and polygons. This can be done using a dedicated tool that has lots of options built in so that you can draw stars exactly as you’d like. This tool may…

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Curve text in Illustrator
Curve Text In Illustrator With The Type On A Path Tool
Curve Text In Illustrator With The Type On A Path Tool 800 470 Nick Saporito

Adobe Illustrator is one of the best applications in existence when it comes to working with text. There are virtually no limitations on what you can do with text in Illustrator. One such example would be creating curved text, or text that flows along a path. This can be done quite easily, and in this…

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