Category: Illustrator Shortcuts

23 Adobe Illustrator Shortcuts for Fashion Designers (with animated gifs!)

When you’re learning Adobe Illustrator for fashion design, it can feel like you have to know EVERYTHING! And that’s OVERWHELMING.  Which is why you don’t need another printable PDF with every. single. shortcut. in the world. So, I decided to give you just what you need, and no more: 23 of my “can’t live without” Adobe […]

The 20 Best Illustrator (& Photoshop) Repeating Pattern Tutorials

Learn how to create seamless repeats, edit pattern size and direction plus more awesome tricks for surface design with Illustrator.

Illustrator Cannot Save “An Unknown Error Has Occurred”

After fighting with AI CC over the past couple days (and feeling very frustrated), I found a few workarounds to this annoying error.  I’m continually getting the “an unknown error has occurred” when I try to save various files. I cannot figure out any type of pattern or consistent behavior that causes this.  None of […]

Automatically Load Brushes, Swatches & Symbols in Every Illustrator File

You may already know how to save custom libraries for things like swatches and brushes to use over and over again in Adobe Illustrator.  But did you know you can create a master template file with these libraries so you don’t have to reload libraries each time you work in AI? If you sketch tons of fashion flats in […]


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