Monday, December 3, 2012

Convert CMYK to Pantone Illustrator

This tutorial is so useful to swap your color books in Illustrator

CMYK to Pantone Conversion

Monday, October 22, 2012

Illustrator: Live Trace, Live Paint, Simplify, Smooth Brushes and Pathfinder

Graphic Symbolism Demos Week 4 and 5
Demos for Graphic Symbolism for Line Assignment. Use the Live Trace, Live Paint, Simplify Path and Smooth Tools as well as Pathfinder

Simplify and Smooth

Live Trace, be sure to click Ignore White
live paint
Live Paint

Using the various Pathfinder options

Pathfinder Practical Uses and Tutorials

Pathfinder Stars a logo

To add custom brushes that you have downloaded from the internet
  Choose Window > Brushes Libraries > Other Library and select the ai file for the brush you downloaded

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Sitemaps and Mindmaps, brainstorming and planning

Wow what a great online tool to use on your computer, ipad or smart phone. With Mind Meister you can create sitemaps for website development, mind maps or any type of organized planning more effectively and faster than other software.

Also since it is an online tool it is easier and more legible to share with clients. I'm impressed

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Check out these great tutorials and templates for online image galleries
jQuery and CSS3

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Great Web Design Inspiration

 Check out this site for some excellent web design inspiration: 10 Ideas for Creative Web Design

Monday, September 3, 2012

How Web Pages Work

Check out this great article if you'd like to know all about how web pages work

Alternatives to Buying Adobe Creative Suites!

Rather than buying the CS suite, assuming you still practice legal software operation, you can not subscribe to Adobe's Creative Cloud. This is a new way of delivering Adobe CS plus cloud storage to users in a cost effective way. No longer will you have to shell out big cash for new versions of the software. You can get access to the software and cloud storage for a monthly fee!

This is a revolutionary way of offering the CS products and much more.

Check out Adobe's Site for info

Click here to view the academic prices for faculty and students, great deals

For a great run down of the service read Creative Blog's review