Finding paper Pantone colors in Illustrator is very simple - the libraries are built right in. Now, if you want to use the Pantone Fashion + Home Cotton colors (TCX / TPX codes), the process takes a bit more work. But don't worry, I've got you covered and I'll show you how to do it all in this quick Illustrator tutorial.
A shoe obsession can do a lot of things. It can drain your wallet. It can make your feet scream in pain because, "damn these shoes are freaking cute but man are they uncomfortable." But the most random for me was how it made me LOVE the Pen Tool.
Get a sneak peak behind the scenes of my design process and learn some Illustrator tricks to quickly create multiple colorways. I'll show you my top secret shortcuts that most advanced designers I work with don't even know about (don't worry - they're easy to learn even if you're a beginner!).
Whether you work as a fashion, surface or graphic designer, you need to know how to make and use repeating patterns in Illustrator. They’re one of the most powerful features that Illustrator has to offer, so if you’re still fighting with...
Last week I sat down with American Fashion Podcast...and I threw fashion schools under the bus. Joining me were Bemis and Manufacture NY to discuss the the challenges designers face when they're not sufficiently trained in the classroom. Listen now...
Fashion flats are often just that...flat. Learn 3 easy tricks, each one under a minute, to add more life and hand drawn aesthetic to your sketches. You can easily add these details to your existing designs and start a habit for new sketches.
Graduating from a 4-year private school and landing a job as a receptionist is not something you dream about when you're a kid. No, you dream about things like being a fashion designer. This is the story about how I made that dream come true.
Yeah, there's a lot of free stuff on YouTube and you can teach yourself almost anything. Some of it's really good, and some of it's down right terrible. I've got a lot of great free Illustrator tutorials on my channel, but sometimes that just isn't enough.