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Easter Basket Cupcake Holder in Illustrator

Easter Basket Cupcake Holder in Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will use Illustrator to create a small basket that can be used to hold a decorated cupcake or Easter candy.

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Introducing the Pattern Tool in Illustrator

Thursday April 17, 2014

In this tutorial, Sara demonstrates the pattern tool in Illustrator CS6 and later.

Pattern Tool in Illustrator CS6 -  Sara Froehlich
Pattern Tool in Illustrator CS6 Sara Froehlich

If you have ever tried to create a perfectly tiling pattern in Illustrator, you have known the frustration of trying to line up the pattern with grid lines, snap to grid, and snap to point. It will try your patience! Thanks to the Pattern Tool introduced in Illustrator CS6, those days are behind us forever! See how easy patterns can be with Illustrator.
Pattern Tool in Illustrator

Adjusting Text in GIMP

Tuesday April 15, 2014
Adjusting Text in GIMP
Ian Pullen

As a graphics and photo editor, GIMP does not have the degree of flexibility in its text tools as you would get with a desktop publishing app, or even a vector-based graphics editor like Inkscape. Ian shows you how to work around some of the type editing limitations of GIMP in his most recent tutorials.
Adjusting Text Line Spacing and Letter Spacing in GIMP
Adjust Spacing Between Pairs of Letters Using GIMP

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Free Christian Brushes and Shapes for Photoshop and Elements

Monday April 14, 2014
Christian Symbols
Download several sets of free brushes and shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. These shapes and brushes are based on Christian symbols and include crosses, doves, fish, stars, and many more Christian objects and symbols. Perfect for your Easter projects...

Free Brushes:
Christian Cross Brushes
Christian Dove Brushes
Christian Stars Brushes
Christian Symbol Brushes 1
Christian Symbol Brushes 2
More Christian Cross Custom Brushes

Free Shapes:
Christian Cross Shapes
Christian Symbol Shapes
Christian Fish Shapes
Christian Star Shapes
Christian Dove Shapes
Christian Assorted Shapes
More Christian Cross Custom Shapes

Graphics Challenge: Textures

Sunday April 13, 2014
This week's graphics challenge theme is Textures. Textures are all around you. Soft and smooth, hard and edgy they come in all shapes, sizes, and well...textures. This week we have some starting images for you to explore and create a new image with. Use at least two of them on their own or with something else, we'll let you decide. Have fun! Read More...

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