Follow this step by step process of creating professional print ready design files for your letterhead and compliment slips stationery designs. We’ll build the design in Adobe Illustrator with the appropriate bleed and margin settings, then use a mix of Adobe Distiller and Adobe Acrobat to export and check over the final design files.
Posts from November, 2010
I have two special goodies for premium members this week from the awesome t-shirt design site Threadless. First of all, we have 5 copies of the new Threadless book to give away, which is packed full of inspirational design work to celebrate the Threadless 10 year anniversary. For those not lucky enough to get their hands on a copy of the book, we also have four $30 discount vouchers for members to kit out their wardrobes with some epic t-shirts. Members, go ahead and log in to read the finer details on how to get your hands on these cool prizes.
Follow this step by step design tutorial to create a simple vector mechanic character in Illustrator. We’ll build the basic shape of the character using simple shapes, then slowly build up the details with a range of linework. To finish off the character we’ll fill the design with colour then add a few touches of shading and highlighting.