If you love lettering – whether it’s on paper or an iPad, you’re probably familiar with how powerful your lettering becomes when it’s vectorized. Vectorization allows your lettering to be infinitely rescaled without losing quality. This means it can be put on anything, at any size and look as great as the day it was drawn. Since it’s a digital copy, it can exist for forever without fear of it being buried in past stacks of lettering experiments, too. It’s also a crucial step in creating open type fonts!

In this week’s video, I’m sharing my favorite, most reliable Illustrator trace settings when it comes to vectorizing lettering. These are the settings I use every time I vectorize to keep as much original quality as possible. Read on for it all!

One of my most viewed tutorials on YouTube is how to create seamless patterns in Illustrator (though you should be using the pattern tool in <a href="https://every-tuesday.com/how-to-use-the-pattern-tool-in-adobe-illustrator/"

It's the last Thursday in June, which means it's time for your free July 2018 desktop wallpapers! This month's wallpaper was entirely created in Procreate, with just the dates added

It's been awhile since I made a lettering tutorial, so a new one was in order! I've had a few requests on my tips for improving brush lettering, and I

One of my favorite discoveries of the past year is a product called BRUSHO. It's essentially concentrated, powdered watercolor, and it's awesome. It took me some time to find the

It's the last Thursday in May, which means it's time for your free June 2018 desktop wallpapers! This month's wallpaper was entirely created in Procreate, with just the dates added

A while back, I shared how to type along a path in Illustrator, but what if that path is circular or closed? How to you get the

With Mother's Day right around the corner, this week, we're DIY'ing a hand lettered watercolor Mother's Day card! My mom's birthday is actually on Mother's Day this year, so I

It's the last Thursday in April, which means it's time for your free May 2018 desktop wallpapers! This month's (May flowers) wallpaper was entirely created in Procreate, with just the

You may have seen this style of lettering floating around instagram and created in Procreate on an iPad. In this week's tutorial, I share how to create the same effect,

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