How to Create a Storefront Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, we’ll go over how to create a storefront icon, simply by using rectangles, Illustrator Effects, and gradients. This icon is great for use in e-commerce sites, and the techniques in this tutorial can easily be applied to other icons, illustrations, and logos. Final image: simple storefront icon Ready to create a storefront...
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How to Create Vector Glitches Using Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, we will learn to create three different glitch techniques using Adobe Illustrator. We will work with vectors, allowing us to resize the elements as much or as little as we want without losing the quality.  What You Will Need You will need the following resources in order to complete...
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InType: High-Contrast Fonts

InDesign Magazine issue 113This article appeared in Issue 113 of InDesign Magazine. Andrea Leksen explores fonts that create drama and intensity by combining thick and thin strokes. The post InType: High-Contrast Fonts appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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InDesign Template of the Month: Storyboard

This month's exclusive template for InDesignSecrets Premium members is for an interactive newsletter that can be output three ways: print, interactive PDF, and Adobe Publish Online. The post InDesign Template of the Month: Storyboard appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Draw a Collection of Bags and Containers in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a set of packages!If you'd like to skip the tutorial and just use this vector in your work, you can go ahead and purchase the Collection of Shopping Bags and Gift Boxes from GraphicRiver! Collection...
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The Top 10 Free Fonts on Fonts.com

Fonts.com isn’t necessarily the first place you’d go to to find free fonts. But if you know where to look you can find some incredible free typefaces, from polished serifs to cutting-edge geometric styles. Here’s our edit of the 10 best fonts on Fonts.com. 1. Typold A rounded geometric sans serif, Typold has just the right...
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How to Create an Isometric Layered Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps you will learn how to create an isometric layered text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to create a simple piece of text and how to adjust its attributes. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to add multiple layers...
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InDesign Magazine Issue 113: Calendars

Issue 113 of InDesign Magazine include articles on calendar design, high-contrast fonts, paragraph borders and shading, and Andrews McMeel The post InDesign Magazine Issue 113: Calendars appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create an Education Infographic in Adobe InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingThis infographic looks at how organisations worldwide are battling to improve education for girls. Due to a range of factors, currently more than 130 million girls across the globe do not attend school, a number that charities and governments are hoping to reduce in the near future. Here we’ll learn how to put...
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InDesign How-to Video: Make Curly Quotes

David Blatner shows an easy way to make sure your document’s quotes automatically appear as curly (aka typographer’s) quotes. The post InDesign How-to Video: Make Curly Quotes appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Tip of the Week: Using More Quick Apply Features

Sign up for the InDesign tip of the week to get a new tip, roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! The post Tip of the Week: Using More Quick Apply Features appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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20 Minute Tut! Create Your Own Customized Chalkboard Text Vector

In this Chalkboard Text Vector tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a chalkboard vector effect with some gradients, a bristle brush, and some freebies from Vector Mill! This chalkboard text vector effect tutorial is relatively simple and can be applied to many other Illustrator projects. Use this effect for logo creation, back to school backgrounds,...
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Previewing Separations and Flattening

Claudia McCue shows how to use the Separations Preview and Transparency Flattener Preview in InDesign to find potential printing problems long before your job goes to press. The post Previewing Separations and Flattening appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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