Top 10 Favorite WordPress Plugins 2016

Today I want to show you my top 10 favorite WordPress plugins that I find myself using again and again whenever I design websites for clients. These plugins will speed up your workflow, and offer valuable tools for designing your website. Even if you’re a web developer, WP plugins can save you so much time and effort. That’s one of the […]

2 Free Tools for Picking Out Amazing Color Schemes!

I would like to share two of my favorite tools for creating color schemes. The best part is they’re both free! I like different features about each of them, so it’s just a matter of personal preference. I will give a brief overview of some of the best features in each web app. Color Scheme Designer Resources: […]

Top 7 Reasons Why to Have a Blog

Thinking about starting a blog? Here are my top 7 reasons why I highly recommend having a professionally designed blog as part of your website. 1. Search Engine Optimization Google and other search engines place high importance on blogs, because they provide up-to-date, relevant content to users. A good blog post also creates engagement, and keeps […]

Illustrator Tutorial – How to Create a Woven Celtic Knot

In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to create a woven celtic knot type effect in Adobe Illustrator. Basically using offset path on the shapes will allow you to use shape builder tool to combine and remove shapes. It’s a powerful way to give a 3d effect while only using one color.

How to Create Custom Illustrator Brushes

How to make custom brushes in Illustrator. I will show the basic brushes that I use regularly, and I hope you benefit from the exploration. You can turn anything into a brush in Adobe Illustrator. It’s so much fun! You can save sets of brushes too, so you can use them in your projects for years […]