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  • Interviews
    To the Point: Interview With Sabrina SmelkoPreview
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    An interview with Canadian illustrator and designer, Sabrina Smelko, whose work varies from illustration to graphic design to art direction to blog writing. She's worked with Mozilla, AARP, and a host of other companies. It seems her client list never ends, and as such her insight into the working life of an in-demand designer is enlightening to say the least.Read More…
  • Sketch
    Plugins, Resources and Freebies to Spice up SketchSketch preview
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    At Tuts+ we always want to provide useful material to our readers. We listen and we give. This roundup will introduce you to some of the most useful resources available for Sketch.Read More…
  • Photo Manipulation
    How to Create an Exploding Planet in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage3
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    This tutorial will teach you how to create a cracked and exploding planet. All super villains wish for a weapon capable of destroying a planet. We have one too: we call it Photoshop! We will start with a perfectly good planet and smash it like an egg! Or at least an egg that is floating in space and has an explosion of energy within it.Read More…
  • Text Effects
    Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorDiana baseball texteff tut preview
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    For all of you sports fans out there, this tutorial will teach you how to create a baseball-inspired text effect. You'll start by preparing the text, then with the help of the Bas Relief effect and the Inner Glow effect you'll easily add some dimension to it. Next, you'll create a vector texture and a Pattern Brush with which you'll add the characteristic baseball stitches. Next on the to-do list is the worn out and dirty look, for which you will use a built-in Art Brush. You'll finish with the grass background and the additional tufts of grass around the letters. Let’s jump in! Read More…
  • Brushes
    Create Your Own Grunge Brushes in Adobe Photoshop025
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    Create custom grunge brushes from photos, scanned resources, or from scratch in Adobe Photoshop!Read More…
  • Infographics
    Create a Super Simple Infographic Template in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are often used by infographic pros to create their statistical concepts, but here we'll show how you can create a super simple and high-impact infographic using just the tools available to you in Adobe InDesign. In this tutorial you will create a reusable template for an infographic, and create interchangeable, flexible infographic elements for future projects.Read More…
  • Adobe Muse
    How to Create Buttons in Photoshop and Adobe MusePreview mues 4
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a button in Photoshop and use it, with all its various states, in an Adobe Muse project.Read More…
  • Drawing Theory
    Live Perspective: A New Approach to Depth in DrawingWhat is perspective prev
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    Perspective. The word freezes the blood in the veins of every aspiring artist (and even many of those who seem to be pretty good at what they do). Learn what perspective really is, and why we need it so much! Read More…
  • Illustration
    Create Detailed Spa Stones and Flowers in Adobe IllustratorSpa tutorial400
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    Are you seeking inspiration and inner peace? Do you want to relax and enjoy your day? This tutorial is right for you! Feel calm and relaxed as you draw a minimalistic spa scene with basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator, and learn some easy yet spectacular tricks to create a semi-realistic look. Take a deep inhale and let’s start!Read More…
  • Animal Anatomy
    How to Draw Animals: Dolphins, Whales and PorpoisesHow to darw dolphins preview
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    Whales are so similar to fish, especially to the shark family, that it's very easy to confuse their body traits when drawing. That's why we need to know them better to draw them properly. Follow me in a journey through the world of giant, intelligent, marine mammals—and learn to distinguish them from fish once and for all!Read More…
  • Pixel Art
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art House in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
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    Learn how to create an isometric pixel art building in Adobe Photoshop. Bring your character along.Read More…
  • Illustration
    How to Make a Cute Pig Face Icon With Simple Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator023
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    Learn to use Gradient Meshes and simple shapes to make a pig face icon in Adobe Illustrator. Read More…
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  • Nucleus

    2014 has witnessed some grand changes made to Adobe Muse; the web design application for Graphic Designers. It's seen an improved interface, greater integration with other Adobe services and all this has helped its vibrant community grow even stronger. We've featured Adobe Muse in several ways recently, and there's more to come!

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  • Preview

    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing application for the Mac. In this series, we will explain everything you need to know to get started working with this application.

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  • Masteringcall

    Megan Eckman takes you through this series of tutorials on Mastering Calligraphy. Specifically aimed at those who have not tried the traditional art before, this is a great series to check out to help you master the craft.

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