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How to Create a Pop Art Avatar with Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 8/20/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial we are going to learn how to recreate the illustration style used for Pop Art.
The Hidden Power of the Average Command: Creating Swirly Type
Posted on 8/19/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial we will explore the "Average" command in Adobe Illustrator, and learn how to use it in rather unusual way. In this case, we'll create abstract swirls using...
Create a Simple Power Button in Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 8/19/14 in Articles, Design
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple power button in Adobe Illustrator.
How to Create a Hand Drawn Style Text Effect
Posted on 8/19/14 in Articles, Design
In the following tutorial you will learn how to use different brushes and effects to create a hand drawn text effect. Perfect for illustrative designs, you will create a cute and...
14 Reasons to Abandon Your Dream of Becoming a Graphic Designer
Posted on 8/18/14 in Articles, Design
Not everyone is cut out to be a designer, and this list will open your eyes to some of the negative aspects of working in the creative industry.
Create a Slick Golden Text Effect with Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 8/18/14 in Articles, Design
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a slick golden text effect. Although it's a pretty short tutorial, the sixteen steps cover many techniques and effects that...
Design a Layered Rock Text Effect with Natural Elements in Photoshop
Posted on 8/18/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this layered text effect with natural textures in Photoshop. This effect might look a little bit complex but it really...
How to Create a Pearl Brush from Gradient Meshes in Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 8/18/14 in Articles, Design
In today’s tutorial we will learn how to control transparency of gradient meshes with the help of blending modes, and by adjusting color transition between mesh points and...
How to Capture Spectacular Landscape Photographs
Posted on 8/15/14 in Articles, Photography
No matter where you are – there are beautiful landscapes just waiting to be captured. You don’t have to travel abroad to create stunning images, you can start in your own local...
Create Melted Chocolate Type
Posted on 8/15/14 in Articles, Design
Radim Malinic shows you how to create the semblance of words spelt out in melted chocolate. You’ll be encouraged to speed up at times, while at other times you’ll need to linger...
Turn Drab Text Into an Amazing Design Using This Simple USB Vector Text Effect
Posted on 8/15/14 in Articles, Design
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a wire pattern brush and how to use it to create a nice USB vector text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
Design a CD Cover in Low-Polygonal Grungy Style in Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 8/15/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial, we’ll go through a process of creation of a stylish CD cover, with simple yet modern styled graphics.

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