Workflow

Illustrator: Rid Yourself of Pesky "Expand Appearance" Woes

Illustrator: Rid Yourself of Pesky "Expand Appearance" Woes

In the spirit of April Fools day, I wrote a tutorial on something I once considered “tricky.” If you’ve ever run into problems while trying to “Expand Appearance” on your brushes in Illustrator, you’re not alone. Expanding the appearance of your brush work has many helpful uses because you can get paths that outline your…

Illustrator Workflow: "Persistent" Brush Palettes

Illustrator Workflow: "Persistent" Brush Palettes

Workflow is always important for productivity. Avoiding as many clicks as possible is an everyday battle, and, with this little Illy tip, I hope to help you avoid yet another 3 clicks. For some reason, the folks at Adobe decided that Illustrator shouldn’t have a ‘Preset Manager’ like Photoshop, so here we are working around…