• Branding
    How to Create a Brand Guidelines Document in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    Branding is the visual glue that holds a company or organization together. In this tutorial I’ll take you through the steps of how I created a simple Brand Guidelines document for the resident Design and Illustration authors, affectionately known as Team Awesome! I’ll also share some really useful tips for creating Brand Guidelines for your own projects.Read More…
  • Business Cards
    Create a Branded Business Card for Team Awesome!Preview image
    As part of our Branding Team Awesome series, I’ll be showing you how to create a simple yet high-impact business card, using Roberlan Borges’s fantastic logo design and Team Awesome’s brand colors. For this tutorial, which is suitable for beginners, you’ll need to have access to Adobe InDesign; and we’ll also be dipping into Adobe Illustrator to edit vector graphics. Read More…
  • Print Design
    Create a Branded Resumé, Letterhead and Business Card in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    If you’ve recently graduated or found yourself delving back into the job market, you’ll have to make sure your resumé is up to scratch and ready to wow your future employer. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create a branded resumé, letterhead and business card in Adobe InDesign, and take a look at how you can transfer your personal branding across all the print items to create a unified, uber-professional look.Read More…
  • Logo Design
    Team Awesome: From Hand-Lettered Logotype to Vector in Adobe IllustratorPreviewasm
    Learn how to craft a typographic logotype from a hand lettered sketch to a complete final vector in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Interviews
    A Talky-Talk with JS Chen (陈佳生) From G’DayJs chen
    I recently sat down for an interview with the Creative Lead at one of China’s new-wave design firms. Read More…
  • Designing
    Quick Tip: How to Create a Traditional Wreath in Adobe IllustratorWreath400
    Wreaths are a popular addition to traditional looking logos and emblems, and creating them is easy in Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial you will learn how to quickly create a wreath for emblems, logos or stamps. Read More…
  • Illustration
    Maintain a Consistent Style Across a Series of Vector Portraits in IllustratorShar tut preview400
    When I'm not working on Vectortuts+, the majority of my clients come to me for multiple portraits. It can be a scary prospect, especially if you find keeping the same style difficult, but help is at hand. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to do a series of portraits in a consistent style and give you some tips on how to streamline the process to save you time. So let's get on with it!Read More…
  • Illustration
    Create a Coffee Cup Mock Up in Adobe Illustrator Using the 3D Revolve EffectCoffee cup retina preview
    Adobe Illustrator's 3D effects can be a used to create quick, yet realistic product mock-ups. While not a full ray-tracing 3D application, Illustrator's 3D feature is quite sophisticated, and it has some advantages over its more expensive counterparts. For starters, vector objects and effects can be scaled to any size without loss of quality. It's easy to re-purpose vector art you've already created, plus you don't have to leave the friendly confines of Illustrator. And as you'll see in the following steps, the learning curve is not nearly as steep. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Branding
    Creating a Coffee House Logo - From Theory to Vector in Adobe Illustrator400x400
    With this tutorial I will provide tips to think about when creating a logo. Also I'll cover some basic manipulation of the Star Tool as well as how to adjust type on a path to create a vintage inspired logo for a coffee house.Read More…
  • Illustration
    How to Create a Detailed Flag Stand Illustration in Adobe IllustratorFlagstandpreview
    In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed flag stand illustration in Adobe Illustrator. We'll start with the pole. Using basic tools and vector shape building techniques along with some complex gradients we'll create the starting shapes. Next, using the Appearance panel, some basic blending techniques plus one or two effects we'll add the highlights. Moving to the flag, you will learn how to create a simple pattern, how to easily align your shapes and how to take full advantage of the Transform effect. Finally, when you get to the thread and the Pen Tool logo you will learn some basic tips about working with strokes.Read More…
  • Designing
    Quick Tip: How to Create a Retro Style Textured LogoPreview
    Learn how to create a retro vector seal logo in Adobe Illustrator with Ryan Quintal. We’ll be using simple shapes, effects, transparency masks, and a free grunge texture pack from PSD TutsPlus to create the final effect. Read More…
  • Designing
    Create a Realistic 3D Sphere Logo from Scratch Using CorelDrawSphere
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to make a realistic 3d sphere logo. This tutorial is for designers who use CorelDraw as their main software. This kind of logo works well for technology focused companies, as it has a high-tech feel. After working through this tutorial you'll be able to create similar designs in your work.Read More…
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