• Affinity Designer
    Free Course: Affinity Designer Quick StartAffinity 1
    Affinity Designer is an amazing new app for Mac which is taking the design world by storm. By completing “Affinity Designer Quick Start” you’ll have all the right shortcuts and tricks up your sleeve, be fully familiar with the app’s interface and tools, and be able to go from laying down curves all the way through to exporting a design.Read More…
  • Adobe Illustrator
    Layers vs. Artboards: Comparing the Methods for Exporting Icon PacksPreview image small
    Today I have something special prepared for you. We are going to compare two essential Illustrator tools, the Layers panel and the Artboards one, and talk about particularities, differences and advantages of one over the other when dealing with the export process of an icon pack.Read More…
  • Illustration
    Learn How to Improve Your Digital Illustrations in 10 Easy StepsImprove digital illustrations preview
    In this article, we'll break down the ten easy ways to improve your technique for better digital illustrations. Read More…
  • Blog
    Kickstarting Your Creative CareerPreview image@2x
    If you've just started your creative career or you're considering starting one, then this article may help you on your journey. In this post, I will give you some tips to kickstart your creative career. Even though many people don't consider themselves creative, I believe that everyone has a seed of creativity in them. Some decide to water and nurture that seed, while others don't know it exists or, even worse, ignore it.Read More…
  • 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…
Learning Guides
Browse All