Artwork 101

Do you want to learn how to take a regularly drawn sign in Illustrator and make the template dynamic in SignAgent?

During this presentation, SignAgent founder David Jorritsma covers the basics of text, symbols, and color. You’ll learn the importance of setting up your template properly, with all of the necessary standards, in order to make updates easier down the road. 

Below, you can access the link to the original sign we started with and download the finished template that is ready to upload into SignAgent.

Webinar Agenda:

  • Template creation in Illustrator (0:06)
  • Setting up a sign type in SignAgent (14:19)
  • Making adjustments to a sign (30:40)
  • Reusing structure to create separate artboards quickly (34:23)
  • Cloning sign type (37:07)
  • Q&A (40:00)

Looking to take a deeper dive? Check out our Artwork 201 Webinar for more details on multiline directionals, alignment commands, and other tricks!

If you still have questions about templates feel free to contact us at

Short on time and need help creating templates? We can help! You can also purchase advanced training & consultation blocks to help you become an advanced SignAgent user. Check out our project services page for more details or to request an estimate.