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Sketch-up for Beginners

03/28/17  |  Posted by LeAnn Troutner  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

This past weekend I learned a lot about Sketch-up and gained a new appreciation for the program. I did struggle learning the techniques, but I had a friend who knew a lot about the program...

Spring Flowers and how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator

03/21/17  |  Posted by LeAnn Troutner  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

Monday marked the beginning of the 2017 spring season. What you see in the spring is flowers. Making flowers is very easy to learn using the mesh tool in Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will teach...

March is Adobe Illustrator's 30th Birthday!

03/07/17  |  Posted by LeAnn Troutner  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

March marks a month-long celebration for Adobe Illustrator. Of course, in 1987, Illustrator’s year of birth, the program was dated and not as sophisticated as it is now. Throughout the years, Illustrator has updated and adapted...

Water Dispersion Effect Tutorial

02/28/17  |  Posted by LeAnn Troutner  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

The tutorial I used can be found here. Begin by choosing a subject, having a white background is suggested. Separate the background from the subject. Choose a water effect. Separate the water from the background. Bring the...

Tips for Realistic Renderings of Drawings

02/21/17  |  Posted by LeAnn Troutner  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

This week I have three different projects due to render for interior architecture. Lots of time spent with my laptop and Photoshop. Each project is different, but I want to give you some tips I...

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