Swatches are the fastest way to apply color to the artwork. You can create swatches that use the CMYK or RGB color modes or the LAB color mode. When you create a variety of shapes, you need a variety of fill and stroke colors. To change the stroke color of an object, you can use either a stroke swatch or a global process color from the Color panel or Swatches panel. You can also apply tints, gradients, patterns, and spot colors to swatches. If you assign a global process color to an object or text frame, you cannot edit the color in isolation mode. Using swatches can be helpful when creating art in Adobe Illustrator.
If the BLS is to be believed, then graphic design is a dying career. It’s reported that there are a projected 8,200 fewer graphic designers in 2016 than there were in 2014. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) — which does these kinds of reports — uses the term “projected employment change” which means they predict how many people will be employed (or unemployed) at any given occupation in the country, over a specific point in time.
One of the fantastic things about 3D modeling is the ability to create printable models which can be used in real-world applications. The best part is that technology is growing at such a rapid pace that it is easy to get started in 3D printing. You’re going to have a lot of fun with this guide, and I’m going to be showing you how to design 3D print models for your own personal use or for sale! Let’s get started.
Working in Photoshop is all about making precise and detailed edits. But cutting and pasting huge pictures can be really tedious and time-consuming. Wouldn’t it be great if you could zoom in on images so you don’t have to cut out a lot of pieces just to fit the picture perfectly? Here are some simple tips on how to zoom in on Photoshop.
Have you ever wondered how to fill background color in illustrator? You’re not alone. It’s not uncommon for new illustrators to want to fill the background of an object with a color, but not know where to start. I’ll tell you everything you need to know about filling the background of a vector in Illustrator.
I wanted to quickly write up a tutorial for how to deselect in Photoshop. This is by no means an exhaustive tutorial that covers all the tips and tricks, but it will get you through 95% of the work you might need to do. The first thing that I want to mention is that there are two main ways to deselect in Photoshop: by going to Select->Deselect, or by changing your foreground color and then painting with black on your selection.
Are you interested in turning your ideas into products, but don’t know where to start? Would you like to improve your design skills while also making a little extra cash? 3D printing has the potential to do all of the above and much more. This post details the top five exciting things to 3D print and sell.
Big or small, printing a canvas on a budget does not have to be expensive. I will walk you through 10 budget-friendly options for printing your canvas artwork. I have tried all of these services and stand behind each selection. The quick links below will take you directly to the online store where you can buy the product we discussed. They are my personal favorite options when it comes to canvas printing and is highly recommended by me!
Mechanical keyboards are known to be the most preferred type of keyboard due to their high level of durability, and tactile feedback but the only problem with mechanical keyboards is that they are pretty loud. I used to have a mechanical keyboard which was extremely noisy, I mean so noisy that I had to put tape on it just so I could be able to use it at night without having to worry about anyone complaining about the noise.
The price of Lightroom is currently quite a controversial subject. Adobe has recently (and quietly) doubled the cost despite continuous upgrades. Does this mean you’re better off going for another alternative like Capture One Pro? Hopefully, this blog post will give you a good overview of where Adobe is positioning Lightroom in its product range and whether it represents great value for money.