Friday, January 15, 2010

Some Helpful Adobe Illustrator Articles

Are you just starting to learn how to use Adobe Illustrator? The other day I remembered about the first time M was able to drag the handles on each anchor point as M was using the pen tool. Now, this seems so easy now, but way back then, it was amazing! M was so excited. Something so simple made her smile from ear-to-ear.

This brings me to the importance of tutorials. Designers take the time to write and post them online. So, let's make use of these useful lessons that take no longer than a few spare hours. M & M love tutorials! You never know when you'll find a new trick (zig zag makes a great starburst!) to add to your set of skills. Plus, it keeps their art fresh. M & M experiment with new styles. And even if they don't learn something new, those two have fun practicing!

Here are some interesting articles with tips and tons of tutorials for Adobe Illustrator:

Illustrator Tip: Live Trace

125+ Ultimate Round-Up of Illustrator Tutorials

20 Basic Illustrator Tutorials Every Beginner Should See

and a little article M wrote awhile back:

Back-to-School With 40 Excellent Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Bark at you later,
PJ the dog blogging dog :-)