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  • 5 mesmerising uses of illustration in branding

    Using a handcrafted element, such as bespoke typography or clever use of illustration, as a core part of a brand's visual identity is a trend that has been gaining momentum of late. The latter is enjoying a particular resurgence in food packaging design, but there are impressive and imaginative examples popping up in a range of different industries.For a closer...
    Creative Bloq | 8. srpna 2018, 14:35
  • The 24 best places to find free vector art online

    You know that feeling when you're busy in the office or working from home but that piece of work just isn't coming together? You don't have the time to sort something from scratch so you decide to search for some free vector art online – but it's not always easy to find what you're looking for. A good selection of...
    Creative Bloq | 8. srpna 2018, 11:55
  • 10 tools that could save you time right away

    As a designer, it's no secret that some tasks are a serious time-suck. And when all you want to do is crack on with actually designing something, that can be hugely frustrating. But it doesn't have to be that way.Whether your biggest bugbear is creating invoices, contracts and other admin paperwork, or you spend far too much of your day...
    Creative Bloq | 8. srpna 2018, 06:59
  • The designer’s guide to becoming Adobe certified

    Although many creatives aren’t aware of it, you can actually get a qualification in software like Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and InDesign CC. You just need to take the Adobe Certified Expert Exam (ACE).However, these qualifications are not (usually) necessary to get work as a designer, illustrator or animator. So why exactly should you bother?There are several reasons you might...
    Creative Bloq | 7. srpna 2018, 13:04
  • Stipplism v1.2 free update – Overview

      Our update to Stipplism is now available. If you already own this plug-in then the update to v1.2 is entirely free. To install it: Existing customers – Please login to your account and download and run our latest Unified Installer v1.2.9 (installation advice at the bottom of this post) New customers – Buy Stipplism   […] The post Stipplism v1.2...
    Astute Graphics | 7. srpna 2018, 12:15
  • Stipplism free update – Overview

      Our update to Stipplism is now available. If you already own this plug-in then the update to v1.2 is entirely free. To install it: Existing customers – Please login to your account and download and run our latest Unified Installer v1.2.9 (installation advice at the bottom of this post) New customers – Buy Stipplism   […] The post Stipplism free...
    Astute Graphics | 7. srpna 2018, 12:15
  • Stipplism 1.2 free update – Overview

      Our update to Stipplism is now available. If you already own this plug-in then the update to v1.2 is entirely free. To install it: Existing customers – Please login to your account and download and run our latest Unified Installer v1.2.9 (installation advice at the bottom of this post) New customers – Buy Stipplism   […] The post Stipplism 1.2...
    Astute Graphics | 7. srpna 2018, 12:15
  • What happens when tattoo design meets illustration

    Around 2010, I was hanging out with a group of tattoo artists, discussing the rising popularity of tattooing. We thought it was a wave that would soon crash, leaving only the diehard behind. How wrong we were.  In the last seven years, the tattoo world has exploded. With the help of television, as well as social media, tattoo art has been dragged out...
    Creative Bloq | 7. srpna 2018, 09:00
  • Create a striking figure painting in watercolour

    Growing up, my favourite comic covers were the ones featuring characters conveying strong emotion in tense situations. I was also fascinated with watercolour techniques. The way the paint bled off the page, the visceral nuances that the brush left, the splatter, the texture, the imperfections. Now that I’m creating covers myself, the attraction for this traditional medium is even stronger.My...
    Creative Bloq | 6. srpna 2018, 14:00
  • How To Create a Shaded Type Effect in Adobe Illustrator

    Cursive type, whether a script font or hand-lettered, often features elegant swashes and overlapping strokes. One way artists emphasise the curvature of their type is to apply shading, which adds an illusion of depth to the lettering piece. In today’s tutorial I’ll show you how to produce a shaded type effect in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use a script font as...
    Blog Spoon Graphics | 6. srpna 2018, 07:00
  • 37 beautiful band logo designs to be inspired by

    What makes a great logo design for a band? A clever concept and the ability to become just as iconic as the music is a good start, but originality is just as important.From hard rock to pop, we've picked some of our favourite band logo designs – including some old favourites as well as some newcomers. Be inspired by these...
    Creative Bloq | 3. srpna 2018, 16:00
  • 5 tips for commissioning illustration

    You’ve been browsing different design portfolios for ages, and you’ve finally found the perfect illustrator to collaborate on your latest project. But how do you make sure you get the very best from them? Read on for five tips from leading agencies on how to commission illustration the right way.  01. Set a clear brief Commissioning great illustration is about...
    Creative Bloq | 3. srpna 2018, 13:00
  • 14 beautiful travel posters

    Every place in the world has its own style and cultural influence, which can be a great source of inspiration for a designer. Here, we showcase a selection of travel poster designs created by artists and inspired by many wonderful and diverse places on Earth – and beyond... 01. Travel posters from Mexico Rita Duczmańska documented the often overlooked parts...
    Creative Bloq | 3. srpna 2018, 09:00
  • The best colour tools for web designers

    As web designers, one of the most important choices we make has to do with our colour selections. Choose the wrong ones, and you might just lose out on an opportunity. It's true – the colours we choose can have a psychological impact on those who view them.For example, red is generally viewed as a high-energy colour, while blue implies...
    Creative Bloq | 2. srpna 2018, 16:01
  • The best laptops for graphic design in 2018

    If you're in the market for a new machine, our pick of the best laptops for graphic design will help you select the right option. (Prefer desktop? Take a look at our pick of the best computers for graphic design.)Right now, we think the best laptop for graphic design is the new MacBook Pro (2018) – if you need sheer power,...
    Creative Bloq | 2. srpna 2018, 11:57
  • 37 sets of free icons

    Icons are a critical element of UI design and as important a part of your web project as web fonts, but creating custom icons for each project is rarely practical as it's so time-consuming. On the other hand, finding those hidden treasures in a pool of tens of thousands of free icons also takes time. 60 top-class Photoshop tutorials That's...
    Creative Bloq | 2. srpna 2018, 09:05
  • Be Legendary. Nike Branding Concept for Tokyo 2020

    Be Legendary. Nike Branding Concept for Tokyo 2020 AoiroStudio Aug 02, 2018 Daniele Caruso is a freelance illustrator based in Swindon, United Kingdom. He is working mainly in illustration, graphic design and branding. We are taking a look at his branding concept for Nike: Be Legendary, for the upcoming and anticipated Tokyo 2020. With the tagline "legendary", Daniele included mythological...
    Abduzeedo | 2. srpna 2018, 04:15
  • How to Draw Gingerbread Cookie Icons in Adobe Illustrator

    In this tutorial you will learn how to create delicious gingerbread cookies in Adobe Illustrator. Follow this tutorial and learn how to draw gingerbread cookies in vector form. We will play with brushes and effects to create the texture and with the Appearance panel to create the colored icing. By the end, you will be […] Source...
    Vector Cove | 1. srpna 2018, 15:55
  • Video Tutorial: Watercolor Popsicles in Adobe Illustrator

    In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’ll show you how to make your own tasty popsicles or lollipop graphics. We’ll use a range of handy Illustrator tools to create the first colourful lollipop, then build upon each subsequent illustration with new additions which provide an opportunity to touch on different tools and techniques, then we’ll add some subtle texturing with my...
    Blog Spoon Graphics | 1. srpna 2018, 07:00
  • The 10 best stamp designs inspired by TV and movies

    She may live in a castle and have her face on stamps and money, but Queen Elizabeth II does have to do a lot of boring admin. And it's not just signing legislation and sending 100th birthday cards, she even has to approve each and every stamp design produced by the Royal Mail.It's not just Christmas designs either. These days...
    Creative Bloq | 31. července 2018, 13:58