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Adobe Flash – Keeping things organized

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Ok… Keeping things organized in Flash is essential because if you are making a complicated animation you need to keep things easy to maintain. You can download the example file bellow. This is a simple example. It doesn’t contain a lot of frames or animation but to illustrate my point it should be enough. That’s […]

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Custom handwriting font

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Creating your own custom handwriting font isn’t really as hard as one might think. All you need is a piece of paper, Adobe Illustrator and Glyphs. Glyphs, is a program that allows you to design fonts either from scratch or copy your designs from Illustrator. You can either pay the license or use the demo […]

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Adobe Illustrator – Pattern brush

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The brush is a VERY powerful tool in Adobe Illustrator. In this article I’ll show you how to use the pattern brush to your advantage. Creating chains, ropes and other strokes by hand is tedious and time consuming. That’s where the pattern brush comes in to play. It can be used for simple patterned lines […]

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Creating retro stamp/letterpress effect

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Retro looking lettering and a letterpress effect is in fashion these days. Lettering or lines that look like they were stamped on to the surface and some of the ink didn’t rub of the stamp or press in certain places is one of the looks people are going for. But how do you emulate that in […]