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  • Digital Painting
    Harness the Elements: Paint Frozen Water in All Its FormsPaint water prev
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    Learn how to create icicles, falling and lying snow, frost, ice, and hail in Adobe Photoshop without carefully painting them. Learn a whole bunch of useful tricks to use for your projects!Read More…
  • Fantasy
    Create a Lisa Frank Inspired Colourful Pegasus in Adobe IllustratorRainbow pegasus preview
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    Are you an avid lover of things that are chock full of color and assaulted with buckets of glitter? This tutorial will show the step by step process of bringing a little horse with wings from drab to fab. Hold on to your crayons, ladies and gentlemen, and bring your sunglasses as we take flight and soar into another prismatic adventure.Read More…
  • Animal Anatomy
    How to Draw Animals: Kangaroos and KoalasDraw marsupials prev
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    Today you're going to learn about two species of an extraordinary family of marsupials, kangaroos and koalas. Prepare for weird stuff like 2-in-1 toes, tail-legs, double thumbs, and foot-thumbs!Read More…
  • Flyers
    Create a BBQ Flyer to Celebrate Australia Day in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Australians celebrate their official national day each January 26th. There really is no better way to honor Australia Day than by hosting a BBQ event, and creating a super flyer to advertise the occasion. So throw another shrimp on the barbie and get ready to party, Australia-style!Read More…
  • Burns Night
    How to Create a Haggis Infographic in Adobe PhotoshopHaggis preview
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    To celebrate Burns Night, here's how to create a Haggis infographic from eyewitness statements of the Haggis (Haggis Haggis)—relative of the Platypus from the mountains of Scotland!Read More…
  • Infographics
    Create a Thistle Infographic to Celebrate Burns Night in Adobe InDesignPreview image1
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    Scots around the world will be celebrating the birthday of the Scottish poet Robert Burns tomorrow. But how much do you really know about Robert Burns? Create a quirky thistle infographic in this simple tutorial for beginners to InDesign, and fill it with facts about The Bard! Read More…
  • Calligraphy
    Learn the Art of Calligraphy in Our Latest CourseCalligraphy
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    In this calligraphy course, you’ll learn the basic strokes that make up every letter in the Roundhand Script lower and uppercase alphabet. After you've practiced every letter, you'll then make a mock invitation. You’ll finish the course with a new appreciation for how easy calligraphy can be, and with the ability to create invitations, book plates, beautiful envelopes, and anything else you want to ink.Read More…
  • Community Projects
    Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by YouUntitled 1
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    Every day here at Tuts+ we publish fantastic tutorials in the Design & Illustration section, written by a variety of artists. And every day readers like you take the time not only to comment on these tutorials, but also to recreate the designs and techniques being taught and to share them with the rest of the community. Check out an assortment of tutorials results below created by you, our readers!Read More…
  • Photo Effects
    How to Create a Painted Pet Portrait Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Learn to use the smudge brush along with several other photo manipulation techniques to create an easy painted pet portrait in Photoshop. This tutorial is one part of a larger set of instructions for the course: Creative Photo Effects in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Isometric
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art Apartment Building in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
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    Learn to make a relatively large apartment building with a special brick pattern in isometric pixel art.Read More…
  • Drawing Theory
    Why Is It So Hard to Draw From Imagination? Here's How to Do It!Drawing from imagination prev
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    Can you draw from a reference, but not from imagination? Are you constantly frustrated because of that? In this article I'll show you the reason for it and, most importantly, how to overcome it.Read More…
  • Book Cover
    How to Create a Historical Fiction Book Cover in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    You’ll notice that most book covers will fit into a particular design template—a look or style that defines what genre of fiction they belong to. In this tutorial, we’ll be designing a cover for a historical fiction title. This is a fantastic genre for cover design; ornate borders and typefaces merge with vintage-look images and moody, romantic colors to create a nostalgic, mystical atmosphere.Read More…
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  • Handletteringseries

    Ever wanted to learn how to do hand lettering? Join Scott Biersack in mastering the fundamentals of hand lettering. Ideal for beginners, he'll take you through the basics and beyond.

    This series has more to come, so keep checking back!

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  • Arabiccalligraphy

    Join Joumana Medlej in learning Arabic Calligraphy which is aimed at beginners. You don't need to know Arabic to follow this series, all you need is a passion for letters and patterns. 

    This series is not over yet... there's plenty more to come, so be sure to keep on checking back.

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  • Brushesinphotoshop

    Join us in this series to learn how to create your own Adobe Photoshop brushes from scratch. Ideal for beginners and pro a like, these tutorials cover the basic textures to more advanced techniques taking your brush making skills to the next level.

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