How to Draw Fur in Adobe Illustrator

Have you ever wanted to create fur in Illustrator for one of your flat sketches (or even a fashion illustration) and found that it didn’t look as nice as you wanted it to? Well, have a look at our tutorial on creating fur. It’s pretty easy to follow and gives you a great looking fur that you can use over and over again. It’s also … Continue reading How to Draw Fur in Adobe Illustrator

28 Days of Black Fashion History: Geoffrey Holder

Geoffrey Lamont Holder could easily be considered a Renaissance Man. He is an actor, dancer, choreographer, director, producer, painter, photographer, sculptor and designer. (And I’m probably leaving something out that wasn’t highly publicized.) Born in Trinidad, Holder was exposed to the arts at an early age, his brother teaching him to paint and perform in his dance troupe at the age of 7. His talent … Continue reading 28 Days of Black Fashion History: Geoffrey Holder

Adobe Illustrator Pattern Swatch Tutorial

How to Save a Pattern Design into a Pattern Swatch in Adobe Illustrator

If you’ve ever wanted to save an illustrator pattern swatch into a new pattern swatch, you’ve probably noticed it doesn’t work. But there’s a way to get around this. In this adobe illustrator tutorial, I’ll show you how to save an existing pattern swatch into a new one using the Pattern Editor. This is a great little illustrator fashion hack for adding more fun and … Continue reading How to Save a Pattern Design into a Pattern Swatch in Adobe Illustrator

How to Use the Tilde Key in Adobe Illustrator with Fashion Sketches

Check out this week’s Two Minute Tuts video on YouTube! This week, you’ll learn how to use the Tilde key with the Scale, Rotate and Move tools to make a pattern bigger or smaller, change the direction of the grain or hide flaws when filling a sketch with a print. Plus, I’ll show you one extra quick tip that’s lots of fun! And you’ll learn … Continue reading How to Use the Tilde Key in Adobe Illustrator with Fashion Sketches