• Graphic Design
    Quick Tip: Three Ways to Make Your Designs Look Instantly Better! Preview image
    Sometimes it's hard to put your finger on it—there's something just not right about your layout. It's too dull, too fussy, too bare or too busy. These three quick fixes will help you transform your designs, and make your page look spectacular, not so-so. Read More…
  • Problem Solving
    Illustrator Errors: Quick Tips to Solve Saving ErrorsError saving
    Avoid that moment of panic when Adobe Illustrator pops up with an error message and refuses to save your file or simply crashes while doing so. We'll explore four quick tips to solve those saving errors with workarounds for corrupted documents, and we'll discuss your machine's capabilities to create intricate vector artwork. Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    Introduction to the Content Aware Features of Adobe PhotoshopManhattan 268281 1280
    The Content Aware features within Photoshop are fairly recent technology. With these tools, Photoshop automatically samples the pixels surrounding an area to fill a selection. This can be a huge time saver. In this short video tutorial we will explore the applications of this technology that feels more like magic than science!Read More…
  • Watercolor
    Introduction to Traditional Media: Watercolour400x277
    In this tutorial I will introduce you to watercolour paints. Watercolours are very transportable, and can be used in the comfort of your own home (and easily cleared away) or in front of your favourite view.Read More…
  • Illustration
    Create a Detailed Glass of Milk and Cookies in Adobe IllustratorMilk and cookie tutorial400
    A glass of cold, fresh milk and a crispy cookie with chocolate chip—many of us have loved this yummy snack since childhood! Let’s refresh these sweet memories and create a transparent glass of milk and a textured oatmeal cookie with chocolate chips, using Adobe Illustrator's basic shapes, Distort and Transform effects, and gradients to achieve a glossy and three-dimensional look.Read More…
  • Pixel Art
    How to Export Pixel Art for Printing in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
    Learn how to adapt or create a pixel art illustration for printing in a sharp, clean and clear manner.Read More…
  • Problem Solving
    Quick Tip: How to Open Corrupted Adobe InDesign FilesPreview image
    So you’ve received an InDesign file from a colleague or client; or even navigated to an old ID file on your own computer—only to find that the document is apparently ‘damaged’ and won’t open. The file has somehow become corrupted, and the software just doesn’t like it. No need to panic! Check out these nifty solutions for opening corrupted InDesign files...Read More…
  • Global Influences
    How to Create a Line Art City Landscape in Adobe IllustratorSmall
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create the colorful city landscape of Riga using outlines, the Align panel and the Pathfinder panel.Read More…
  • Animation
    Animate an Isometric Vector Island With Adobe After Effects and IllustratorTutorial artboard%203 compressed
    In a previous tutorial, we created an isometric island, and today we will animate key elements of that island. We'll use Illustrator to prepare the files and After Effects to animate.Read More…
  • Blog
    An Interview With Tuts+ Reader Lucy StanfordLucy preview
    What makes Tuts+ so special is our community. At a meetup of Tuts+ readers and contributors in London, I had the chance to speak to some of our readers about how they used Tuts+ and what it means to them. Here's Lucy Stanford talking about what she's learned from Tuts+, how it's helped her career, and the best and worst parts of running a digital marketing agency.Read More…
  • Tattoo Design
    How to Draw a Vintage Pin-Up Portrait Tattoo IllustrationTattoopinpupreview
    You will be creating a quirky, stylised pin-up portrait, using classical tattoo drawing and painting methods.Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Create Your Own Fog Brushes in Adobe Photoshop27
    Learn how to easily create your own fog brushes which you can use in variety of photos and photo manipulations to create a more interesting atmosphere.Read More…
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