• Vector
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    Do you want to make your flat objects look more intricate and detailed? Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a stylish retro pocket camera, mastering the gradients for lights and shadows and using the built-in Adobe Illustrator swatches for a semi-realistic surface texture!Read More…
  • Affinity Designer
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    Affinity Designer is an amazing new app for Mac which is taking the design world by storm. By completing “Affinity Designer Quick Start” you’ll have all the right shortcuts and tricks up your sleeve, be fully familiar with the app’s interface and tools, and be able to go from laying down curves all the way through to exporting a design.Read More…
  • Adobe Illustrator
    Layers vs. Artboards: Comparing the Methods for Exporting Icon PacksPreview image small
    Today I have something special prepared for you. We are going to compare two essential Illustrator tools, the Layers panel and the Artboards one, and talk about particularities, differences and advantages of one over the other when dealing with the export process of an icon pack.Read More…
  • Problem Solving
    Illustrator Errors: Quick Tips to Solve Saving ErrorsError saving
    Avoid that moment of panic when Adobe Illustrator pops up with an error message and refuses to save your file or simply crashes while doing so. We'll explore four quick tips to solve those saving errors with workarounds for corrupted documents, and we'll discuss your machine's capabilities to create intricate vector artwork. Read More…
  • Illustration
    Create a Detailed Glass of Milk and Cookies in Adobe IllustratorMilk and cookie tutorial400
    A glass of cold, fresh milk and a crispy cookie with chocolate chip—many of us have loved this yummy snack since childhood! Let’s refresh these sweet memories and create a transparent glass of milk and a textured oatmeal cookie with chocolate chips, using Adobe Illustrator's basic shapes, Distort and Transform effects, and gradients to achieve a glossy and three-dimensional look.Read More…
  • Global Influences
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    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create the colorful city landscape of Riga using outlines, the Align panel and the Pathfinder panel.Read More…
  • Animation
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    In a previous tutorial, we created an isometric island, and today we will animate key elements of that island. We'll use Illustrator to prepare the files and After Effects to animate.Read More…
  • Global Influences
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed illustration of a double-decker bus in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Color Theory
    Using Color Palettes to Create Identity in ArtworkPreview
    Artists seek to stand out in a variety of ways. One way that you can accomplish this is by using a recognizable color palette throughout your work. In this article we'll explore ways to find inspiration for palettes, how to create, save, and easily use palettes in your vector work, what these colors may convey to the viewer, and how something as simple as a color palette can define you as an artist.Read More…
  • Vector
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    In this short course, Sharon Milne, our Design & Illustration Editor, will show you how to create your own furry cat portrait based on a stock image. Using Adobe Illustrator, you'll learn the theory and process of creating detailed fur, as well as how to create enchanting cat eyes and many other tips and tricks.Read More…
  • Icon Design
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    In this tutorial we’ll create six different animal portraits from one and the same circle! Let’s have fun making a set of trendy flat elements using basic shapes, the Shape Builder Tool, the Pathfinder panel and some other useful functions of Adobe Illustrator! Read More…
  • Affinity Designer
    Create an Autumn Girl Illustration in Affinity DesignerGilr umbrella tuts400
    Every season of the year has its own enchanting beauty! Autumn is one of my favorites: red and golden leaves, blue sky reflecting in the puddles, people walking in the rain with colorful umbrellas. Let’s get inspired and create a cozy autumn illustration with a cute girl in gumboots, holding an umbrella. We’ll be using various drawing tools of Affinity Designer and decorating our image with custom patterns. Let’s get started!Read More…
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