How To Tile Print Your Large Artwork in Illustrator

Sometimes we have artwork we need to print and review that’s just too big to show on a normal tabloid sized paper. In a pinch, it’s also way cheaper to first tile-print something for review from a normal printer, and then get your fancy large-bed print later.

How To Create a Surface Design Motif with Adobe Capture

I’m a really big Adobe CC nerd and I’ve been doing a lot of work lately digitizing motifs for pattern and surface design, and discovered a super quick way of translating IRL sketches into quick cleanable vector art for Illustrator. If you’re curious, a creator o…

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How to Create a Simple Pattern in Illustrator for a Spoonflower Test Swatch

There are tons of ways to create swatches and print fabric, but this tutorial is going to use the super-easy online service Spoonflower in combination with Adobe Illustrator. Spoonflower is a great and simple way to create an easy test swatch.

How to harness your vanity and record yourself doing pattern work with quicktime. For cool OSX users.

A question has recently come up at work about how better to capture the work that we do. I’m a designer at an agency where we are constantly trying to find new was of sharing work on our instagram or twitter. Since I find a good use of my leisure time (it’s not) is wr…

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How To Digitize Your Floral Design and Not Have A Bad Time Doing It

HEY GUYS! So the last time we met we had a great time together making a floral design for spring. And we made something beautiful together, and you should never forget that. Check out PART 1 if you don’t know what I’m talking about.

But now comes the real magic.

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