A few Badge icons created for my wife, Cindy, to award to her students for class achievements at Oakland U. These are PNG files, but they are linked to Illustrator PDF files that fully editable for anyone who wants them. **The 4 “Scholar” badges do not have links to PDF’s as they are in the... View Article
When I’m working on a project and need some kind of image or graphic, I rarely can find an acceptible specimen to work with. I search every dark corner of the web and my own libraries for something workable, but it always ends in me doing my own illustration of the subject matter. Usually I... View Article
I created a few more background wallpaper images for my iPhone tonight. I’m posting some here for anyone who wants them.
This is a sample of the latest batch of Vector Textures from my most recent trip to Chicago. I spent 80% of my time shooting manhole covers, storm drain grates, and other utility service portals. Some would say I’m nuts. I say maybe. Whatever. Anyway, I’ve cleaned up and saved this little group just for... View Article
One more freebie before I sign off for the weekend. Get a couple more free downloads for Adobe Illustrator: Radial designs for Symbols library, and Carbon Fiber texture patterns for Swatches library.
Make the most of Adobe Illustrator CS4 Symbols Libraries and use them as a shortcut to frequently used graphics, such as logos. Download a free sample library created just for this post.
I’m always telling my friends & family about apps/software that I’ve found, or maybe a cool new way to set up FTP folders for sharing files. I always try to convince them that it’s easy, no problem, but always get the same roll of the eyes and the “haven’t had time to try it yet”,... View Article
Art Directors Toolkit, for those who aren’t aware of it, is a little application that is part of the bundled software that ships with every Mac. At least I think it ships with every Mac computer; it’s been on every Mac I’ve ever purchased or worked on. This is a snapshot of what it looks... View Article