Illustrator tip | Packaging it up

Funny story. Well, maybe. I was brushing my teeth yesterday morning, thinking about the whole Sony/“The Interview” kerfuffle. Now, I have my thoughts about that, and I may share them separately at some point. But as I was brushing my teeth, I remembered another useful improvement the folks at Adobe have made to Illustrator. Often … Read moreIllustrator tip | Packaging it up

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 10

Foiled again! The lack of variety in my “f” fonts on my PC was pretty surprising. Don’t get me wrong. There are some sturdy workhorses there– stuff like Futura, Folio, Franklin Gothic. Just not a whole lot of visual variety. So I turned to yet another of those free fonts that I’ve collected over time … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 10

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 9

I just realized that I could have done something to belatedly commemorate here one of my best friend’s birthdays– oh well, hindsight being 20/20 and all that. “e” is for Eurostile Today we’re looking at the letter “e”. I saw Eurostile’s lowercase “e” and it reminded of some of those unwieldy, heavy door handles/pulls that … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 9

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 7

Picking which font NOT to focus on for the letter “c” was easy. I knew from the get-go I didn’t want to go with the much-maligned Comic Sans. Not because I didn’t like the font (which, being a “recovering” comic book geek, I don’t particularly care for anyway). It just didn’t move me creatively for … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 7

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 5

¡Oralé! Even though I’ve begun working through the alphabet, I had already planned something to go along with Cinco de Mayo (never mind that I’m doing this in mid-July). That something took a little longer than my traditionally set up time restriction. Hope you enjoy. To paraphrase Jeff Dunham and Peanut– Yes, it’s a jalapeño– … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for May 5