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Graphic Design

  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Illustration
    How to Create a Glamorous Cinema Poster in Adobe IllustratorCinema400
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    The items we are going to create in this tutorial are well known and recognized by everyone who loves movies as much as I do! Let’s go through an exciting process and challenge ourselves by composing a shiny and glamorous cinema poster. Read More…
  • Career Development
    So You Want to Be an In-House Graphic Designer? Lauren 2
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    Design and illustration jobs vary widely across disciplines. Today, we’re going to take a look at what the role of an in-house graphic designer entails. I sought out and questioned a sampling of designers who work in advertising, manufacturing, graphic design agencies and more, to see what their daily work life consists of, how they got the job, and what sort of work they produce. Read More…
  • Print Design
    How to Create Layouts for a Fashion Magazine in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Open up the pages of any high-end magazine and you can find some really outstanding design work. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to design your own three-spread layout for a magazine feature using Adobe InDesign. We’ll look at how to prepare a grid, work with Masters to create visual uniformity across the pages, and how to select colors, images and typefaces to create a professional-standard design.Read More…
  • Blob Brush Tool
    How to Create Hand-Drawn Frames in Adobe Illustrator011
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    In this tutorial you'll use the Blob Brush Tool to create small portions of designs that are copied, pasted, and rotated to form complete, ornate frames. By combining connecting elements with flourishes, basic shapes, vine and floral elements and more, you'll have vector pieces ready for all of your elegant design needs.Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    New Course: Mastering Perspective in Adobe PhotoshopPerspectiveps
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    Our new course helps students to learn, practice, and apply the lessons of setting scenes in perspective using Adobe Photoshop. We will go over three different types of perspective scenes: one, two, and three-point perspective. You will learn how to recognize each type of perspective system, and develop scenes of your own to match.Read More…
  • Apparel Design
    Design an Eye-Catching Hamsa T-Shirt in Adobe Illustrator00 preview hamsa tshirt sketch by miss chatz
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    Here's an easy tutorial to help you create your own Hamsa T-shirt, for good luck and to fight off evil eyes. Who can say ‘no’ to more luck in their lives!Read More…
  • Typography
    The A to Z of TypographyPreview image
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    Whichever software programme you’re using, and whether you’re designing for print or online, typography will no doubt play a large part in the eventual success (or failure!) of your design. But typography can be technically tricky to perfect, and the jargon used by professional designers can be baffling. So here's a handy A to Z list of typography terms and tips that you can refer to, rather than panic googling each definition. Read More…
  • Icon Design
    Draw a Compass Icon With a Long Shadow in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to design a nice simple compass icon using tools such as the Pen Tool, Rounded Rectangle Tool, and Rectangle Tool. You will also learn how to combine shapes to create a more complex shape. Finally, you'll see how to add a long shadow to the icon. Let's get started.Read More…
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