Quickly Change Fills and Strokes in Adobe Illustrator

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I like to work efficiently, so I get a little annoyed when something slows me down in Illustrator. Have you ever been cruising right along and accidentally added a color to the Stroke of an object when you meant to add it to the Fill? Now you have to go back and do it all over again, wasting time. Luckily, there are a few useful keyboard shortcuts to help change Fills and Strokes in Adobe Illustrator.

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Create Vector Smoke in Illustrator in Just 30 Minutes

vector smoke in illustrator tutorial for beginners - fast and easy tutorial on illustrating smoke


Today you’ll learn how to create vector smoke in Illustrator using gradient meshes, the Transparency panel, and the Warp Tool. This is a very simple technique, and any beginner can master it! So, if you're looking for an easy smoke vector tutorial, this one is for you.

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How To Illustrate A Birdhouse in 10 Simple Steps!

illustrate a birdhouse vector with adobe illustrator


In this tutorial, we’ll illustrate a birdhouse with flowers in just 10 easy steps, all in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use and modify simple shapes using the Shape Builder Tool, and we'll apply the Effects option in order to design quickly and easily. Let’s begin!

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How to Create a Moon Emoji Icon in Adobe Illustrator CC

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Not too long ago, we saw how easy it is to create a cute astronaut vector in Illustrator. Today, we’re going to continue our space discovery by learning how to create a moon emoji icon. In just 30 minutes, you'll learn how to design a sleepy little man in the moon.


So, assuming you’ve already poured yourself a fresh cup of coffee, let’s jump straight into it!

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How to Draw a Tropical Bird in 10 Steps With Adobe Illustrator!

How to quickly make a tropical bird design in Adobe Illustrator - Toucan Illustrator tutorial


In this tutorial, we’ll add an exotic touch to our summer mood by learning how to draw a tropical bird and creating a vivid toucan in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be drawing this flat-style toucan using basic geometric shapes, working with corners, and exploring the Align panel. Let’s get started!

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How to Create a Custom Water Font In Less Than an Hour

how to create a custom water font in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a refreshing font style! We'll base this water font on your handwriting or a brush font. Then, we'll create custom brushes, play with blending modes, explore blended shapes, use gradients, and use vector effects—all in the Appearance panel. Let's get started!

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