Monday, July 29, 2013

Using Illustrator’s Object Mosaic and Recolor Artwork to Create a Grid-Based Design for Craft Projects

With Illustrator’s Create Object Mosaic and Recolor Artwork commands you can transform your designs into grid-based patterns for any analog media you choose. This is a technique I developed for creating intarsia knitting pattern designs. This article can be found at Creative Pro.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Finally! Improved Conditional Text

Recently, I have been working with the great folks over at Rorohiko, and they have developed a robust solution to improve Conditional Text. Their plugin is called “Conditional Text Groups,” and offers several improvements over InDesign’s standard conditional text capabilities. I can't begin to describe how much I have wanted this plugin... and now it is here!