Unlimited PS Actions, graphics, videos & courses! Unlimited asset downloads! From $16.50/m
  1. Design & Illustration

Design & Illustration Learning Guides

Discover our selections of the best free design tutorials on a range of topics, all in one place. If you want to brush up your Photoshop skills or learn a new piece of software like Adobe XD, you’ll find learning guides here to help you do that. Or maybe you want something more specialised, like learning how to draw textures or how to paint hair. We’ve got guides to help you with that too.

Just browse through the list and click on a topic that interests you to discover more and to find links to our hand-picked selection of free tutorials, designed to teach you that new skill or software as easily and enjoyably as possible.

  1. Summer in Session!

    14 Posts
    It's often hard to get inspiration during those hot, stuffy months of Summer. Thankfully we're here with some great Summer themed vector tutorials and resources to help kick start your creative block or to give you a project to work on over the coming months. Keep checking back, because the Summer isn't over until those leaves start to fall!
    View Learning Guide...
  2. Anime and Manga Illustration

    9 Posts
    In this session, we will be looking at exactly what makes a drawing "anime styled", the general theories behind drawing in this style, and why vector is a fantastic medium to work with when creating anime/manga styled artwork. We'll show you how to draw a basic manga character and hit up the popular elements such as the characteristic eyes and hair. We'll go in depth into clothing and even touch on creating a chibi! So let's get into learning how to create and draw manga in vector!
    View Learning Guide...
  3. Infographic Design

    16 Posts
    Taking a collection of data and showing it in a way that's not only informative but looks good, can be a hard thing to do. You need to be mindful of design while at the same making sure that the data you're presenting is shown clearly and is easy to understand.
    View Learning Guide...
  4. Logo and Identity Design

    16 Posts
    Audiences identify with effective logos and well composed brand identities. Learn how to craft creative logo designs with impact. In this Creative Session, we have a compilation of inspiring logo design and branding material.
    View Learning Guide...
  5. Guides to Illustrator Tools

    12 Posts
    Learning the multiple possibilities with Illustrator vast array of tools is a mighty challenge to take on. We've got you covered though, with comprehensive vector tool guides, helpful vector tool introductions, and vector tips that will take you from a novice toward having a deep understanding of how these tools function. Get started with Illustrator's Pen Tool, as that is the quintessential vector tool to master, and then work your way through the rest of these guides.
    View Learning Guide...