Custom PCB Silkscreens: Feather RP2040 in Adobe Illustrator
Small things can make a big impact. The custom silkscreens on many Adafruit PCB’s aren’t just for show — well-defined labels make a board easier to read and navigate! It’s a careful process of maximizing legibility while getting everything to fit, because the components take precedence. Here the Adafruit Feather RP2040 is being treated to nice, crisp fonts and graphics.
This is a follow-up to an earlier post and video, where the circuit board was translated from Eagle CAD to Adobe Illustrator.
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