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  • Drawing Theory
    Draw Your Mind Out: How to Create Without ThinkingCreate without reference preview
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    How to draw something you have never seen? How to create on the fly, without a reference, when you're not experienced yet? How to bring your ideas out and make them believable for you and others? It's easier than you think!Read More…
  • Interface Design
    Design a Search Bar and Image Display Interface in Adobe PhotoshopPreview search thumbnail
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    In this tutorial we are going to design a three-dimensional search and image display interface. We are going to use lots of vector shape feature and then apply Layer Styles to add a 3D effect.Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    Celebrate Adobe Photoshop’s 25th Birthday With 25 Inspiring Resources on Tuts+Preview
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    This year, Adobe Photoshop turns 25! Let's celebrate this iconic software's birthday by sharing with you some of the awesome resources here on Tuts+. Not only that, but for the next month, one of our premium video courses on Photoshop is free to access! Read on to find out more.Read More…
  • Line Art
    How to Create the Definitive Designer's Essential Pack in Adobe IllustratorDesigners notebook image preview
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    Because I believe that all designers have their own secret essentials pack, I decided to show you how to build a small yet cute set of illustrations that you can use however you like. The entire creative process will focus on using the Rectangle Tool's basic shapes, which we will adjust here and there. Read More…
  • Portrait
    Learn to Paint Beautiful Realistic Lips in Adobe PhotoshopLipstut prev
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    Ever wished you could draw the perfect pair of sweet, beautiful lips? Now you can, with this tutorial and Photoshop!Read More…
  • Icon Design
    New Course: Icon Design in SketchIcon sketch
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    The process of icon design may seem intimidating at first. However once the basic ideas and techniques are learned, the skill of icon design can be applied to create beautiful graphics to represent apps, software and much more. This course will show you the fundamentals of designing simple app icons for iOS and OS X using Sketch.Read More…
  • Portrait
    How to Create a Stylized Captain's Portrait in Adobe IllustratorCaptain400
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    Ahoy, mateys! In this tutorial we will learn how to draw a stylized flat portrait of a funny captain, using basic shapes, warp effects and some custom brushes and textures. Get ready and hoist the sails!Read More…
  • Adobe InDesign
    Quick Tip: Working With Adobe Illustrator Vectors in InDesignPreview image
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    InDesign is a fantastic layout design program, but it isn’t usually the software of choice for editing images. In this quick tip tutorial we’ll take a look at an alternative method of working with images in InDesign, by pasting vector graphics directly into your documents. This gives you more flexibility and control over editing simple graphics while you work in InDesign, allowing you to switch up colors and stroke effects with ease.Read More…
  • Productivity
    55 Time-Saving, Productive Workflow Tips for DesignersTime saving tips
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    Want to save time on your design work? Yes! Great, then let's dig in. This article is overflowing with time-saving tips that will not only have you working more proficiently, but get you punching above your weight. Learn how to crank up your output, while avoiding burnout and income plateaus, all by working just a little bit smarter as a designer.Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Create Custom Water Splash Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewshot
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    Get wet as you learn how to capture your own water splash images to use as custom brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Drawing
    Two-Layer Color Pencil Technique2 layer%20color%20pencil%20 %20preview
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    Colored pencils may seem like a childish medium, but in this tutorial I'm going to show you the two-layer technique. By layering two disparate colors, you can create a non-color-crayon-box color that matches what you see in real life. We'll start by making a swatch guide that showcases every color combination we can make, and then use that color knowledge to pencil a still life.Read More…
  • Interviews
    To the Point: Interview With Monika Zagrobelna Dragon2
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    In this installment of our interview series, I had the distinct pleasure of asking one of our own Tuts+ instructors, Monika Zagrobelna, questions about her artwork, process, and experiences as an artist and instructor. You may recognize her work from the numerous animal drawing tutorials here on Tuts+. I hope you enjoy getting to know the woman behind those fantastic tutorials and exploring more of her portfolio.Read More…
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