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Better Detail Lines in Illustrator

When drawing detail lines such as shadows and facial shapes, it's tempting to just draw a solid line with the pen tool and call it good. In this tutorial, I'll show you a better way to draw detail lines and shadows.

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Using the Pen Tool in Illustrator

The pen tool is one of my favorite tools in Illustrator. You can use it to draw pretty much anything, from a straight line, to a fancy curve, to a complicated shape complete with smooth curves and sharp points. When I first started using Illustrator, I played around a bit with the pen tool, but it left me frustrated, and since then I've discovered some tricks that make it worlds easier to work with.

Tagged with: beginner, illustrator

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

I think keyboard shortcuts deserve their own tutorial because they can greatly enhance your workflow and control over almost any application. Photoshop sails through tasks much quicker when operating in this method.

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Introduction to Photoshop

Photoshop is one of those programs that many vow to learn, but few actually master. Part of the problem, I believe, is a lack of a fundamental understanding of the system and how it fits into the bigger picture of graphics and design.

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Over the years, I've picked up a few tricks. In these articles, you just may learn something.

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