Making low poly art

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Low poly is an art style where the subject is made with a low polygon count, usually triangles. It looks cool and is fun to do, and this tutorial shows you how to get good, clean polygons.

How to fix spiky corners

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This happens a lot. You want a nice clean outline like the one on the right, but instead your drawing looks more like the one on the left:

Intro to Pathfinder, part 2

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This post will cover the last six functions in the Pathfinder tool: Divide, Trim, Merge, Crop, Outline, and Minus Back.

Intro to Pathfinder, part 1

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In this post, we’ll cover the first four functions of Illustrator’s Pathfinder tool: Unite, Minus Front, Intersect, and Exclude.

How to draw a Penrose Triangle

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I’ve always loved impossible shapes. However, they can be tricky to draw. Here, you’ll learn how to make one particular impossible shape, the Penrose triangle.

Inverting colors of overlapping shapes

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I’ve seen this asked in a few places recently. The idea is to end up with something that looks like this: