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  • Learn the basics of branding and design with this bundle

    It's hard to find the time to improve your skills while working full-time. But if you happen to be at home due to the current circumstances, you may want to take advantage of this great bargain on a 40-hour course bundle offered by The School of Graphic Design.The classes guide you thoroughly through the processes and skills required to create incredible designs,...
    Creative Bloq | 30. března 2020, 15:09
  • Get 25% off Adobe Creative Cloud for a limited time only

    If you're spending a lot of time at home and want to hone your creative skills, this new offer from Adobe might be of interest. Right now, residents of the US, Canada and Mexico can get 25% off an annual subscription to Creative Cloud until 5 April 2020. The price reduction applies to the complete Adobe Creative Cloud suite, which encompasses...
    Creative Bloq | 30. března 2020, 07:13
  • Why You Should Replace All Your Hand-Drawn Brush Scripts with SVG Fonts

    Hand-drawn fonts are a crucial tool for creating an informal design style with a human touch, but as with all handmade art styles, you can’t beat the authenticity of artwork that has actually been created by hand. Brush scripts provide a quick and easy way to add hand-painted lettering to your designs, but traditional fonts can look a little fake....
    Blog Spoon Graphics | 30. března 2020, 07:00
  • BBC’s comedy clips are hilariously appropriate

    The BBC has launched a series of videos using clips from classic comedies to communicate a simple message to the public: "Seriously, stay at home". The beeb has managed to find impressively appropriate clips from four beloved shows (The Mighty Boosh, I'm Alan Partridge, The Thick of It and Miranda) to tell us all to stay indoors to slow the...
    Creative Bloq | 27. března 2020, 12:45
  • How To Create a Rainbow Art Brush

    Art brushes are a powerful feature in Adobe Illustrator and can help reduce rather complicated steps in the creation of simple things. Think for instance what's needed to create a rainbow. It's basically a half circle of 7 colored lines of equal width. You'd think of creating each color line separately as a circle, but then you need to do...
    Veerle | 27. března 2020, 08:30
  • The Designer’s Essential Mockup Toolbox

    We are living in strange times currently. Everything is in lockdown and many people are working from home when possible and others like me are freelancers that hope that works will keep coming in. Unfortunately there are also people that may have lost their job and need to update their portfolio in the hope of landing a new one when...
    Veerle | 26. března 2020, 16:16
  • Mesmerising paint-mixing videos provide some much-needed calm

    The world is a strange place right now, and creatives across the world are finding ways to adjust to the current way of life imposed by social distancing. But while it's great to use this time to throw yourself into a new project, there are moments when all we need is a calming distraction from the world around us –...
    Creative Bloq | 26. března 2020, 12:52
  • 20 Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know

    Regardless of how experienced a designer you've become, it’s always helpful to recharge your mind about the principles of typography. The post 20 Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know appeared first on Vectorgraphit....
    Vectorgraphit | 26. března 2020, 07:28
  • Brilliant album cover concepts make social distancing look cool

    We've seen lots of amazingly creative responses to the rise of self isolation and social distancing over the past few weeks, and this album cover project by Los Angeles agency Activista is another brilliant addition. Designed to raise awareness of the importance of staying at least six feet away from each other, the 6 Feet Covers project takes several iconic album...
    Creative Bloq | 25. března 2020, 13:25
  • Free online resources for artists and designers stuck at home

    Life is changing in ways we never dreamed of due to the Covid-19 outbreak. But despite these uncertain times, the creative community is leading the way in its supportive efforts. Each day we are seeing more and more individuals and companies offer their time, talents and services for free, in order to help others. And the very least we can...
    Creative Bloq | 24. března 2020, 16:33
  • Nike reveals bold new ad (but there’s a problem)

    Nike has dropped a text-based ad encouraging people to stay indoors amid the spread of coronavirus. Using plain black text on a plain white background, the ad tells viewers: "If you ever dreamed of playing for millions around the world, now is your chance. Play inside, play for the world". The message looks stark, but the advice is pretty much...
    Creative Bloq | 23. března 2020, 16:37
  • How to Draw a Rose

    What You'll Be CreatingRoses are very popular flowers, commonly seen as a symbol of love. They're very difficult to draw, though—they're made of many layers of petals. You need to add them carefully one by one, and then shade the whole construction. In this quick tutorial I will show you how to do it if you want to build your...
    vector.tutsplus | 23. března 2020, 16:29
  • How to Make a Halftone Pattern in Photoshop

    What You'll Be CreatingHalftone is a technique that simulates a gradient of shades with a limited number of tones—traditionally, black and white. Although it was created as a result of the limitations of print media, a halftone pattern effect can be also used on purpose, to make the image more interesting. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create...
    vector.tutsplus | 23. března 2020, 15:54
  • Create Light Painted Typography From Scratch in Photoshop

    What You'll Be CreatingIf you’ve ever attempted to write words using traditional light painting photography techniques, you probably know how challenging it can be to create words that are easy to read. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how you can create a similar look without a camera and tripod. Let’s get started!And for more insane lighting effects, check out...
    vector.tutsplus | 23. března 2020, 15:53
  • 33 must-read graphic design books

    The world is full of fantastic graphic design books, all offering words of wisdom, design inspiration, and refreshers on key principles and techniques. You might be looking to swot up on design theory, learn some new skills or just recharge your creative batteries. Whatever you want, there will be something out there for you. In this article, we've curated the best...
    Creative Bloq | 23. března 2020, 15:30
  • Adobe software list: Which apps do you need?

    The Adobe software list is a giant. Every creative need is covered. And one thing's for sure, whether you're a graphic designer web designer, photographer, illustrator, marketing professional or working in the TV and movie industry, it contains most of the tools your profession considers industry standard.But most Adobe software requires a subscription, and you have the choice of subscribing...
    Creative Bloq | 23. března 2020, 15:19
  • Adobe Spark Review

    What is Adobe Spark? Adobe Spark is a part of the Creative Cloud from Adobe that is free to use if you an Adobe account. The service allows you to develop creative social marketing. This can be used for businesses, content creators, or basically anyone who has something they want to put out into the world with some flair. You...
    Vector Diary | 23. března 2020, 03:58
  • 21 Best Small Fonts (Pixel & Tiny Fonts to Download Now)

    With the growth of smartwatches, e-books, and a plethora of hand-held mobile devices, the need for fonts that retain legibility when reduced to micro sizes is on the rise.Just one of the many premium small fonts available at Envato Elements and GraphicRiverUnfortunately, not all fonts translate well when reduced to micro sizes because as fonts become smaller, spacing is reduced,...
    vector.tutsplus | 22. března 2020, 11:00
  • What Is a Monospaced Font?

    Typographic details are so vast and take time to learn. In this article, we'll touch on two important terms: monospaced fonts vs. proportional fonts.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced designer, these two concepts are important to know if you set text regularly. Monospaced and proportional fonts are terms not many designers know unless they've wanted to hone their...
    vector.tutsplus | 21. března 2020, 12:00
  • Illustrator gives free drawing lessons to inspire kids stuck at home

    With children now stuck at home across the world, parents will be wondering how to keep them busy over the coming weeks. That's why illustrator Rob Biddulph has taken to Twitter to offer a series of draw-along videos for kids.Using the hashtag #DrawWithRob, budding young artists can share their responses to Biddulph's tutorials, which he plans to share every Tuesday...
    Creative Bloq | 20. března 2020, 16:03