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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...

How to Create Textures and Patterns in Adobe Illustrator

02/14/17  |  Posted by LeAnn Troutner  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

I am connected to Adobe Illustrator’s Facebook page. Here they post tutorials and all sorts of wonderful things for teaching digital art. Here is the link for those of you who would like to see...

Reflections in an Image

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

Choose two images, one with dark glasses in them and one that is a landscape or view. Adjust these images as necessary to make the images appear better. Now choose a selection tool, polygonal lasso is...

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