An Essential Design Technique

Creating Your Own Pattern Using Adobe Illustrator

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Knowing how to design a pattern is essential knowledge not only for professional pattern designers but also for us who want to create our own products. You can make fabrics, covers, even clothes with your unique design. Nowadays it is easier to sell your design products on various platforms. So for those who want to do that, I would like to introduce a simple way to create a seamless pattern.

STEP 1: Prepare Pattern Graphics/ Images

First, prepare the graphics or images that you want to make a pattern out of. You can use your own hand drawings then edit in illustrator, design directly in AI…


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Art by Chaeyun Kim

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The new Microsoft Edge is here — Let’s check out its new features.

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The new Microsoft Edge logo by Microsoft

Microsoft Edge is a Microsoft web browser that was first released for Windows 10 in 2015. The new Edge was released on January 15, 2020. Several new cool features will soon be released later this year. In this article, I would like to share with you some of these new coming features.


Productivity

A Step-by-Step Guide to Take a Perfect Web Screenshot

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Photo by Domenico Loia on Unsplash

Whether you want to make a screenshot from websites to show in your presentation slides, marketing folder, or preparing for your books, journal articles, etc. Many times, you would need a high-quality printable image from websites. Some of you might do this but just taking a regular screenshot and using image processing software to enhance your image quality.

This article introduces how can you take high-resolution/full-size screenshots right inside your Chromium-based web browsers such as Google Chrome/Microsoft Edge without any extension needed.

Just browse to any webpage you want to take a screenshot and open the Inspect mode by right-clicking…


Personal Development | Productivity

Six steps I took for rewarding times in my quarantine time

In quarantine days, you might get so bored as well as depressed. You might think that therefore you cannot be so productive. Well, I was almost too sad to be productive until I tried these six things in my quarantine life. In this article, I would like to share some of my experiences and tips that keep me alive and fruitful!😃✨

Step 1. Make a Morning Routine. 🌅

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Illustration by Chaeyun Kim.

Having a routine is very crucial for a healthy mind. First, we need to wake up in the morning. I would say no later than 8 AM. Not only your time that you can work increases efficiently but also…


Writing Tool | Grammar Checker

Alternative Powerful Grammar Checker + Style Refinements Tool

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Microsoft Editor (illustration by Chaeyun Kim)

Grammarly is an automated grammar checker and has dominated the market with its editing tool for writers for a while. Until recently, Microsoft is pushing ahead with the Microsoft Editor, an alternative grammar checker tool. Its basic use is available for free while the refinements and advanced grammar checking are available only when you sign in with Microsoft 365 account. In this article, I will give a brief review of Microsoft Editor Features!

Built-in Word/Outlook Application

The editor is a built-in feature of MS Word and Outlook application (Both Free/ 365-Subscription users). It can check your document for spelling, grammar, and style refinements…


QUARANTINE HACKS

Let’s See the Advantages This Situation Could Bring Us!

2020 we are all overwhelmed by the COVID-19 news from everywhere in the world. Several countries around the globe are going into lockdown because of this pandemic. This situation might make you lose hope and feel depressed or frightened. The way of our living has changed a lot. We have never experienced this amount of restriction of freedom.

“Can we uninstall 2020, this version has a virus in it”

In this article, I would like to share the positive side of the pandemic of what advantages it could actually bring you.

1. Better Environment

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Image created by Author

Researchers found that air pollution has intensified the pandemic…


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Comics by the Author (Story from Ruggedman [1])

A Brutally Hilarious Story About COVID-19

Chaeyun Kim

Hello I am a graphic designer & artist Chaeyun Kim. I draw comics that we can relate to and cool illustrations. An absolute art lover.

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