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  • Comics
    How to Ink a Comic Character in Adobe IllustratorPreview image
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    Learn how to create custom brushes for digital inking and what methods to use for a quick and smooth workflow.Read More…
  • Sketch
    Faster UI Design with “Symbols” and “Shared Styles” in SketchCart
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    In this tutorial you’ll design a mobile shopping cart solution in Sketch. We’ll be paying close attention to two features within Sketch which will speed up our workflow: “Symbols” and “Shared styles”.Read More…
  • Painting
    Introduction to Traditional Media: Oil PaintsTexture 3
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    In this article, I will introduce you to the basics of oil paints; where to start and what to buy, allowing you to experiment and develop your own style.Read More…
  • Illustration
    How to Create a Colorful Candied Illustration in Adobe IllustratorCandy cuddles%20400x277final
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    If your summers are anything like mine, you'll happily look for a sweet treat to beat the heat. In this tutorial, we'll break down the basics of this project, from the waffle cone skirt to the cherry on top.Read More…
  • Photo Manipulation
    Create a Relaxing, Vibrant, Fantasy Lake Scene With Adobe PhotoshopLake thumbnail
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    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a colorful fantasy scene using a range of photo manipulation techniques. First we'll create a lake scene from two sky images using a custom Displacement Map. Then we'll add the boat, roses and dove, and blend them together using adjustment layers, masking and brushes. We'll enhance the light, color and contrast of the scene with a soft yellow brush and several adjustment layers. We'll finish it up by creating a dreamy and twinkling effect using a light texture. During this tutorial you'll learn how to work with groups, create depth of field and more.Read More…
  • Community Projects
    Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, August EditionPreview
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    Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Tuts+ community! Every day visitors like you take the time not only to read our tutorials but also to try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this set of results and join in for the next roundup, published next month!Read More…
  • Sketchbook Pro
    New Course: Storyboarding in Sketchbook ProStoryboarding 1
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    If you’ve ever wanted to know how to create storyboard frames for television commercials, then this course is for you. Professional artist Robert Marzullo will guide you through his process while demonstrating the features of Sketchbook Pro that make these illustrations come together. Read More…
  • Digital Painting
    How to Remove Lines From a Drawing: Convert a Drawing Into a Digital PaintingLineless painting prev
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    You may be good at drawing, but painting without lines is a different thing. In this tutorial I'll show you how to use your drawing skills to turn a piece of line art into a beautiful, lineless painting. We'll also face the problem from your childhood—how to draw/paint expressively without crossing the lines?Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Animate a Cute Vector Bicycle in Adobe After EffectsBicycle 400
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    One of the great advantages of a vector graphic is that it is not only easy to edit and scale to any size, but you can also make it move! Sound like magic? Follow this tutorial and learn how to make your cute vector bicycle ride on an infinite loop in Adobe After Effects!Read More…
  • News
    We're Looking For More Talent to Join Team Awesome!Writeforus
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    In the Design & Illustration section, we have a large community of readers and instructors... otherwise known as Team Awesome. We're looking for a few more people to join our instructor ranks to create amazing educational content... could you be who we're looking for?Read More…
  • For Kids
    Adobe Photoshop for Kids: Funny Faces!Preview
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    Learn how to use the Liquify, Warp, and Puppet Warp tools to create fun and comical faces of your friends and siblings.Read More…
  • Print Design
    How to Create a Laser-Cut Self Mailer Using Adobe Illustrator and InDesignPreview image
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    Using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign I'll show you how to create your own stunning laser-cut self mailer, which is going to give your marketing materials that extra professional edge. In this tutorial, suitable for beginner-to-intermediate readers, we'll look at how to set up dielines correctly and talk about how you can adequately prepare your artwork for the printing and cutting process. Read More…
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