Posts in Category "Adobe Illustrator"

New Education Training Schedule just Announced for Spring 2014






Beginning this week, Adobe Education is providing free webinars specifically designed for educators. Please share the news with your colleagues and join us. Topics include Creativity in Education, Indesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Animation, Creating Forms with Adobe FormsCentral, Dreamweaver, and Edge Animate.

All times are Pacific Standard Time and run through May 21, 2014

Unleash creativity on your campus with free, online professional development from Adobe.


March 2nd – April 19th                  Course: Creativity in Today’s Classroom

March 12th @ 8:00 am                  Webinar: Beginning InDesign for Education

March 12th @ 3:00 pm                  Webinar: Advanced InDesign for Education

March 26th @ 8:00 am                  Webinar: Beginning Illustrator for Education

March 26th @ 3:00 pm                  Webinar: Advanced Illustrator for Education


April 9th @ 8:00 am                      Webinar: Beginning Acrobat for Education

April 9th @ 3:00 pm                     Webinar: Advanced Acrobat for Education

April 15th – May 27th                    Course: AdobeGenPro – Animation

April 23rd @ 8:00 am                   Webinar: Beginning FormsCentral for Education

April 23rd @ 3:00 pm                   Webinar: Advanced Formscentral for Education


May 7th @ 8:00 am                       Webinar: Beginning Dreamweaver for Education

May 7th @ 3:00 pm                       Webinar: Advanced Dreamweaver for Education

May 21st @ 8:00 am                      Webinar: Beginning Edge Animate for Education

May 21st @ 3:00 pm                     Webinar: Advanced Edge Animate for Education

Adobe Illustrator’s Pattern Tool

Adobe Illustrator’s Pattern Tool can  quickly add spice to the background of your project.  In this case, I used it to create the horizontal stripes making up the background of this infographic.


Check out this YouTube video for a short tutorial on how to use the Pattern Tool.


Scott Trudeau 
Solutions Consultant, Adobe Inc.

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Use Adobe Illustrator’s Blend Tool to Help Build Infographics

You can use Adobe Illustrator’s Blend Tool to quickly build columns and rows of icons.  This is great for creating infographics.

Check out this quick tutorial!

Illustrator's Blend Tool

…and another quick tutorial that provides  additional tips for blending colors and duplicating columns.

blend tool