Tutorials

@font-face with FontSquirrel.com

The Problem Teaching web design to the “Designer” type, I’m constantly explaining to them why we can’t use all of our fancy design fonts we have on our computers when we design for the web. Luckily for us over the last couple years, the modern web has given us more tools to get a richer

@font-face with FontSquirrel.com2018-07-05T12:05:37+00:00

Scale Strokes and Effects

A common question I often get from students in Adobe Illustrator is: “How come the border gets really big when I make object “X” smaller?” Well Marv, we’ve covered this a couple times already but when that happens, you are scaling the size of the object not the thickness of the stroke (and yes, it’s

Scale Strokes and Effects2011-11-21T07:42:48+00:00

Gradient and Eyedropper

Have you ever wanted to sample a specific color from an object or photo in Adobe Illustrator with the Eyedropper tool and apply it to a color stop on the gradient slider? If so, you’ve probably discovered there’s no obvious way to do so. Here’s how it’s done:

Gradient and Eyedropper2018-07-05T12:12:42+00:00

Dropbox:
PDF to iPad Without the Cord

If you’re looking for an easy way to get PDF documents from your desktop computer to your iPad, without messing with cords or the hassle of iTunes, this tutorial is for you. First thing you’ll want to do is to check out Dropbox. Dropbox is a free and secure service that lets you store files

Dropbox:
PDF to iPad Without the Cord
2011-05-09T13:34:39+00:00

Droid 2 Hard Reset

I recently got a droid 2 to use as a test device as I begin experimenting in mobile application development.  I wanted to start with a fresh slate and eliminate all of junk applications and settings that were previously loaded on the device. Having gotten the device second hand, and not having any plans in

Droid 2 Hard Reset2010-12-29T13:14:41+00:00