Jonathan
I specialize in design, branding and illustration. I have extensive hands-on experience developing concepts and projects from inception through implementation. I'm available for freelance work so please visit my website at jonathanpatterson.com and contact me if you have a project you'd like me to work on! You can also find me on Twitter: @jon_patterson.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Make an Eye-Popping Vector EyeballPreview
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    Need to improve your Illustrator skills? Learn to make an eye-popping vector eyeball with this intermediate Illustrator tutorial. We'll use numerous Illustrator tools, including 3D tools, to create this illustration. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make a Sleek and Refreshing Vector Energy DrinkPreview
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    Take your skills to the next level with this tutorial on creating a shiny voluminous object. We'll cover how to use a variety of tools like Gradient Mesh and 3D effects to create a more realistic illustration. Let's great started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make an Awesome Military Themed Vector PackagePreview
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    Discover how to create a shiny military themed ration package. This Adobe Illustrator tutorial is ideal for advanced users. We'll use an interesting combination of techniques to create this themed package design. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Dirty, Recessed Type in IllustratorDesign and illustration
    Learn to create and use recessed graphics to add a sense of depth with this advanced tutorial for Adobe Illustrator artists.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Design a Custom Newspaper IconDesign and illustration
    Extra, extra read all about it! Learn how to create a newspaper icon. Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is required to complete this tutorial. You'll learn how to create this detailed icon step by step. Let's get started with this creative tutorial!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Vector Photo Album and Wood BackgroundPreview
    Learn how to create a custom photo album with a wood background. Successful completion of this tutorial requires an intermediate knowledge of Adobe Illustrator. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Logos for Print Versus Online – Identify Your Audience and Design AccordinglyPreview day5
    As the effectiveness and streamlined approach of an online presence continues to become the primary means of business communication, a businesses brand relies heavily on how a logo interfaces with its website. We'll explore a variety of issues related to working with and integrating logos, including effective and ineffective combinations and how logos presented online differ from their printed counterparts. In addition, we'll discuss what makes a logo successful from a usability and technical standpoint.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Custom Lettered Spring GraphicDesign and illustration
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    Get ready for spring with this colorful custom letting tutorial. You'll learn how to manipulate text to create a more customized look and combine it with other vector graphics to create a seamless design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Sweet Vector Popsicle IllustrationPreview
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    Satisfy your hunger for a cool illustration with this sweet popsicle tutorial. This summer-themed tutorial will hit the spot for intermediate Adobe Illustrator users. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Print-ready Ad in Adobe InDesignPreview
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    Want to learn how to make an ad that could go into a magazine? Jump into Adobe InDesign with this real-world tutorial on creating a print-ready ad. This tutorial is perfect for you if you're familiar with Adobe Illustrator and want to get started with a layout program suited toward publication design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Print-Ready Accordion Fold Document in Adobe InDesignDesign and illustration
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    Walk through the creation of an Accordion Fold Document InDesign document. This tutorial is targeted at the beginner to intermediate level designer. Delve into the details of numerous settings and learn a professional workflow for exporting documents for print.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make 3D Yet Flat Looking Shopping Basket IconsPreview
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    Shopping for a new icon? Look no further. Learn how to create a custom shopping basket icon for your next web design project. We'll combine 3D qualities with a flat look. You'll need a firm understanding of Adobe Illustrators tools to complete this tutorial.Read More…