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Apr 29

Teach the web right

35 comments 2009 at 01.12 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

You could say that I’ve been around in this industry, but after all this years it still amazes me that certain aspects still are used like way back in the 90’s. I’m pointing my finger towards Flash now. For example, this week I received a request to link to a site that sells Flash templates.

Apr 22

Veerle’s blog goes mobile

24 comments 2009 at 06.02 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

The folks of Mobify contacted me a few weeks ago with the request if they could create a mobile version of my blog. A mobile version of the blog is one of those things that got moved from my ‘to-do’ list to the ‘one day’ list. This request sounded like music to my ears, and of course I was really curious about the outcome, but first, some introduction…

Apr 15

Why I love working with two

33 comments 2009 at 04.18 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

One year after I graduated, I decided to go freelancing. This was something a friend and I decided to do if we didn’t find a fulltime job before the end of June of that same year, back in 1992. We got to know each other at the ad agency where I did an internship for about a month. This was a few years before I met Geert...

Apr 07

Simple flower and decorative curl shape in Illustrator

14 comments 2009 at 10.50 am posted by Veerle Pieters

In my previous post I showed you how you can create seamless pattern brushes in Illustrator . Today I talk about two very simple shapes I’ve used in the pattern examples: a simple flower shape and decorative curl. Some of you might find this a bit too basic, but I thought it might be useful for people who are just starting out with Illustrator.

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