I’ve always had trouble getting large groups of shapes from Illustrator over to Photoshop without rasterizing them all in the process. Up until recently the only way I knew how was to copy and paste each shape one by one – a process which soon becomes tedious.
However, recently I discovered a method which takes less than a minute, regardless of how many shapes...
Today we’re excited to share an awesome vector pack from Freepik.com
The set includes a whopping 500 vectors icons, provided as both individual PNG files as well as a master Illustrator file for quick resizing.
Freepik.com is a leading search engine that indexes vectors, PSDs and photos free for personal and commercial use. Their service can be a great resource for graphic designers as their engine locates...
If you’re anything like me, you’ve always viewed Adobe Illustrator as an incredibly intimidating program. I think Illustrator might have the reputation of being the most complex program designers use.
And because of that, a lot of new designers are afraid to even start using it. They take one look at it and go back to Photoshop.
Sure, I’ve used Illustrator for various projects, but I always felt a little bit like I wasn’t “worthy” of Illustrator. Like I didn’t have the necessary skills to do the program justice.
It seems that the 50s are back, not just in advertising and design, but also on clothes, TV shows, and elsewhere.
I honestly think this is one of the most interesting and creative eras for advertisement; some ads are really memorable and funny.
So, inspired by that I decided to make a tutorial on how make a retro poster for a web designer.
After reading the tutorial, you can download the Illustrator...
In this post, we’re going to learn about a bit about Illustrator’s Mesh tool.
It’s one of the hardest tools to master in Illustrator, but if you want to achieve a 3-D look in your illustrations, you have to really understand how to use this tool properly.
We’re going to create a Super Mario-style mushroom in order to better understand how to use this tool using a...
Nowadays, 3-D technology is being used a lot in many media. Since James Cameron’s Avatar brought this technique to a whole new level, everybody is using it to try to attract more attention and create a powerful visual experience for consumers.
Today, we’ll learn how to create a simple but effective anaglyph illustration.
Before we begin, I suggest you buy a pair of 3-D glasses or read this guide on how to create your own.
We’ve included the Photoshop and Illustrator...
Today, we’re going to show you a simple way to achieve a gradient-heavy illustration of a little monster.
It’s got a 3-D feel, but it’s done using only gradients. So, stick with us; we’re going to use and see some really nice easy tips for creating this little monster. The tutorial is intended for beginners.
We’ve included the Illustrator file at the bottom of this post, so you can...
Fuzzy, sketchy, bubbly, viscous, sleek, shiny, retro, futuristic: you can do it all in Adobe Illustrator.
In this showcase, we have collected 40 tutorials that show you how to create awesome typographic effects in Illustrator, step by step. Some of these tutorials require the use of Photoshop for finer details.
With these tutorials, you’ll learn how to create these typographic masterpieces and develop the skills to apply...
Today we’re featuring the awesome talent of Niark, a wondrous 34 year old French freelance graphic designer and witty illustrator living in Paris.
Niark takes his inspiration from street art, music and graphics.
He works in a broad scope of areas such as advertising agencies, music labels, art toys, streetwear and more.
His style features bright colors and abstract illustrations and finds balance in seemingly chaotic...
Realistic renderings can be done easily in Adobe Illustrator.
With vector shapes, the objects can be preserved and edited infinitely which is a great advantage over raster objects.
A few simple tweaks from the Effects menu and an understanding of basic object rendering can create a bold and stunning finish.
In this tutorial, created exclusively...