Illustration

  • Make ‘Em Shine: How To Use Illustrations To Elicit Emotions

    Make ‘Em Shine: How To Use Illustrations To Elicit Emotions By Blair Culbreth May 24th, 2017 Emotional DesignIllustrations 2 Comments As designers, we often use imagery that resonates with our audience. Yet, often we also end up with stock photos and generic icons that come across as mere decoration. Or we bypass imagery altogether. But […]

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  • Vibrant Illustrations To Let Your Mind Wander

    Vibrant Illustrations To Let Your Mind Wander By Veerle Pieters April 4th, 2017 IllustrationsInspiration 4 Comments On days when things don’t seem to go as you’d like them to and inspiration is at its lowest, it’s good to take a short break and go outside to try and empty your mind. That always seems to […]

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  • Colorful Inspiration For Gray Days: Illustration And Photography At Their Best

    Breaking Out Of The Box Colorful Inspiration For Gray Days: Illustration And Photography At Their Best By Veerle Pieters February 3rd, 2017 IllustrationsInspiration 4 Comments If it’s still snowy where you live, then you’re probably tired of the cold weather by now. Winter may be in full swing but that shouldn’t stop us from hunting […]

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  • iOS Photos Icon Design Illustrator Tutorial

    In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to draw the iOS Photos app icon in Adobe Illustrator. Download Adobe Illustrator.

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  • 10 Xmas Posters and Invitations With Hand Illustrations

    Hand illustrations creatively represent the elegance and beauty of the holiday season. That’s why they are a classical choice for both posters and invitations.  This collection of hand illustrated Christmas designs shows 10 of the best festive poster and invitation designs themed for the Christmas eve. Hand Illustrated Christmas Invitations Posters Blue Winter Landscape Designed […]

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  • Inspired Collection of Bright and Colorful Illustrations

    Today we are showcasing 20 incredible illustrations crafted by professional artists and designers from around the world. Hopefully, these excellent pieces of artwork will inspire your own creative work. Some of these illustrations are cute, others are ultra modern, but always an „explosion of colors“. Autumn Leaves Slawek is a Concept Artist for animation and […]

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  • How To Create A Dramatic Vector Illustration

    How To Create A Dramatic Vector Illustration By Igor Izhik November 10th, 2016 IllustratorSketchingTutorials 7 Comments I have been drawing desktop wallpapers for Smashing Magazine’s monthly collections for over a year now, and every time it’s a very fun and challenging mission. In this article, I would like to share how I approach all stages […]

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  • 5 Tips for Mixing Photos & Illustrations in a Single Design

    1. Use Illustrations as UI Accents You might incorporate illustrated elements into the design all time and don’t even really think about it. Many user interface elements are often illustrated in some way. They aren’t necessarily in that hand-drawn style but have a less tactile and more “web button” look. Kick that up a notch […]

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  • Less is More – A Beautiful Collection of Braun Inspired Concept Illustrations

    By Paul Andrew Oct 18 2016Graphic Inspiration The ground-breaking work Dieter Rams has done for Braun, and accompanied by his “less is more” ten commandments of good design, has influenced many and inspired all in product and graphic design for many years. Many designers as a tribute, or perhaps at the time seeking inspiration, have […]

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  • 20 Incredible Illustrators You Should Be Following Right Now

    Illustrators capture something whimsical in their quest to bring sketches or concepts to life. Illustrations can be simultaneously complex and simple, as they are meant to portray an idea clearly and efficiently. Below we feature 20 exceptional artists you will want to remember, follow, and love. To see more work by the artists below, simply click the credits to be […]

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  • Drawing the Facebook Heart Emoji in Illustrator

    In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to draw the Facebook ‘love’ heart emoji in Adobe Illustrator. 1. Create a New Document. 2. Select the Ellipse Tool, Left-click anywhere on the artboard and hold Shift to draw a circle. Give this circle a black Fill and remove any Strokes. 3. Turn on Smart Guides […]

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  • Drawing the Facebook Haha Emoji in Illustrator

    In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to draw the Facebook ‘Haha’ emoji in Adobe Illustrator. The Steps (1-13) 1. Create a New Document. 2. Select the Ellipse Tool, Left-click anywhere on the artboard to create a new ellipse. Give this new ellipse a Width and Height of 600 pixels. 3. With the circle shape selected, Double-click […]

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  • Draw a Calendar Icon in Illustrator

    In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to draw a calendar icon in Adobe Illustrator. The Steps (1-16) 1. Create a New Document. 2. Select the Rectangle Tool and draw a four-sided shape. 3. Remove the fill from the shape, and give it a stroke width of your choice and the colour black. This will […]

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  • Deal: Create Fonts in Seconds in Adobe Illustrator

    Have you ever looked at a font and thought: “I could do that!”? Well, now you can—for a fraction of the price of professional font publishing software. MightyDeals, is running a fabulous deal on an incredible plugin: Fontself Maker allows you to convert your own lettering into actual fonts, right inside Adobe Illustrator CC. You can […]

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  • 30+ Best Infographic Templates for Illustrator

    SEO Infographic Elements A set of 60 icons, 4 tooltips and 10 graphs based on SEO theme for creating SEO related infographics. Price: $10 Best Infographic Template Bundle This infographic bundle contains 30 sets of infographic elements. You can use this infographic template to visualize your data in a different ways such as: presentations, posters, brochures, business cards, […]

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  • Draw a Vector Pencil Icon in Illustrator

    In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to draw a vector pencil icon in Adobe Illustrator. The Steps (1-16) 1. Create a new document. 2. Select the Pen Tool, and choose no fill, and select black as your stroke colour. 3. Left-click anywhere on your artboard and hold Shift to draw a straight vertical line. Give […]

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  • Adobe Illustrator Tips for Beginners Based on a Newbie Experience

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  • Illustration Isn’t Dead. It’s Just Moved Online

    When we think of illustration, the first thing that comes to mind is children’s books. We tend to think of illustration as that stepping stone to real reading – simple, colorful pictures used as a tool to help move a story along for young minds as they try to sound out words and make sense […]

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  • How to Make a GIF in Photoshop

    83 0 0 0 0 Sure, spending hours looking at hilarious GIFs on the internet can be a valuable way to spend your morning. Better yet, you can choose to spend your time including an animated GIF into your latest design. It’s an awesome way to add some flair that will encourage users to interact with […]

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  • The Brand-new Logo Design Trends for 2016 [Infographic]

    Sometimes, small changes return significant results. A complete redesign of your website is not always necessary. Even small details, like a new logo, can make your internet presence look refreshed. That’s why we’ll take a look at the logo design trends for the year 2016. This way, you get the chance to follow the trend with […]

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