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  • 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…
  • Patterns
    Create a Tea Party Seamless Pattern From a Sketch in Adobe IllustratorTea pattern trace yuzach pattern400
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to make a detailed seamless pattern without using a graphic tablet. Arm yourself with your paper sketchbook and a pen or an ink liner to create a set of elements for your seamless pattern. Then we’ll go through the process of turning our image into vector shapes, coloring them in Adobe Illustrator, and combining them into a colorful and whimsical pattern. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Digital Painting
    Create a Surreal Ramen Bowl Illustration in Adobe PhotoshopRamen preview
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    Ramen is a delicious Japanese noodle dish enjoyed by many around the world. In today's tutorial, we're going to show you how to illustrate a surrealistic ramen bowl using Adobe Photoshop and a pen tablet. Read More…
  • Pixel Art
    How to Create Pixel Art Icons in Adobe IllustratorPixelcute002
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    In this beginner tutorial, you'll learn techniques for creating forever scalable pixel art in Adobe Illustrator. With the use of the Rectangular Grid Tool and the Live Paint Bucket Tool, we'll create simple, cute little pixel art icons, and then I'll show you how to bust them out of the grid, creating lossless icons, pixel art patterns, and more.Read More…
  • Wallpapers
    Create a Dimensional Raindrop Desktop Wallpaper Illustration in Adobe Illustrator011
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    In this tutorial we'll use simple shapes and create cut-outs and gradients to generate depth and dimension within a widescreen-friendly desktop wallpaper. Drop Shadows and offset objects join our gray and white gradients to finish this design off in spectacular style. Use the techniques in this tutorial to create a whole set of cut-out wallpaper designs, and don't forget to share them with us in the comment section.Read More…
  • Text Effects
    Create an Easy 3D Metallic Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Create a quick and easy retro, 3D metallic text effect in Photoshop using Smart Objects and layer styles.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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