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How to Create Animated Vector Icons in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingAnimating vector icons and designs is made easy with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Simply create simple flat icons …

Graphics

These amazing cartoons say a lot about the modern world

<b>Steve Cutts is an illustrator and animator from London. He doesn’t like consumerism’s hold over us, as you may be able to tell by his cartoons.</b><p>They …

The Arts
Mockups

20 Awesome Free Design Kits for Web and Graphic Designers

Free design kits are amazing PSD freebies for web and graphic designers. These new PSD and AI free design kits will save you a lot of time and let …

Graphic Design

Ant Lucia Gives DC A Retro Makeover for 'Bombshells' Prints

Tapping into the popular <i>DC Bombshells</i> statues line from DC Collectibles, QMx has released a set of prints of Ant Lucia's conceptual artwork featuring …

Select Your Hero Project

I must say I really love seeing cool illustration projects featuring overall pop culture. Christopher Lee, a Californian designer and illustrator, is …

Artist Paints Beautiful Watercolor Portraits Of Animals She Sees In The Woods

<b>California-based artist</b> Janie Stapleton has created a series of beautiful animal paintings inspired by her visits to the woods.<p><b>Stapleton fell in love</b> …

Artist reimagines classic album covers with comic book heroes and villains

Being a “geek” isn’t such a terrible thing in 2015. In fact, obsessively collecting vinyl records or amassing absurd amounts of useless knowledge …

Photoshop Tutorials: 29 New Tutorials to Make Up Your Designing Skills

Fresh Photoshop tutorials for learn new techniques and tips, to design amazing portraits or a character. All <b>new Photoshop tutorials</b> will teach you …

Graphics

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …

Get 10 amazing and top-rated Mac Apps for only $10! [Deals]

Your Mac is a powerful machine with the capabilities to keep you in touch, productive, and entertained – if you load it with the right apps, that is. Having the proper apps at your disposal will take your Mac experience to newer heights and make your life easier.<p>For a limited time you can get 10 …

Wacom Inkling Digital Sketch Pen (MDP123)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Sketch your ideas on standard paper or sketchbooks while capturing a digital likeness of your sketch in raster …

CES 2015: iSketchnote Transfers Pen and Paper Sketches and Notes to iPad Instantly

iSketchnote demonstrated its iPad note digitization product at CES 2015, showing users a way to automatically transfer notes and sketches created with a real pen into digital files that can be edited and shared on the iPad. <br>The note digitization is mainly handled by the Slate, which is a …

Adobe Illustrator Line & Photoshop Sketch iPad apps gain Pencil/Wacom stylus support, auto save, more

Adobe updated two of its creative iPad apps today with new features and additional Bluetooth stylus support. Both <b>Illustrator Line</b> and <b>Photoshop Sketch</b> were updated to version 2.1 and picked up support for FiftyThree’s Pencil Bluetooth stylus and Wacom’s Intuos Creative Bluetooth stylus when drawing …

These Destiny resources will help you reduce grind, increase fun

<i>Destiny</i> is one of the best games of the year or one of the worst, depending on which player you're asking and at what time. Either way, it can be an overwhelming game to play, but this list of resources will help see you through as you grind for the best loot.<p>We've already published a guide to help …

I love a rapist’s artwork: A brutal crime, a delicate work

Warm colors depict a lazy summer. It hangs in my home — and the artist was convicted of ugly, horrific crimes<p>When people come over to my apartment, their eyes jump right to it: the pretty landscape of a cotton field. There's something about it, a kind of dreamy depth. Five baskets filled with …

New Jersey

Our deepest darkest fears turned into terrifying cartoons

We all have deep dark fears that are almost always irrational and probably rooted from our childhood and most likely festered when we were alone and …

PlayStation Network still down for you? This change in your settings may help you get back online

<i>Update: It looks like PSN is back down for a lot of people, and this trick is probably not going to work right now. Read about it here.</i><p>Sony says the PlayStation Network is back up and running, but people all over social media are still complaining about it not working. Well, we may have a …

Watch the impossible as Destiny player solos Crota's End with game's 'worst weapon'

Be warned: This is painful to watch. But I bet it's not nearly as painful to watch as it was to play.<p>Redditor xThreeDoG decided that soloing Crota's End, the latest raid in <i>Destiny</i>, wasn't enough of a challenge. Instead, he decided to solo the raid using a notoriously bad, some would say worst, …

Mastered origami? Try the next traditional Japanese paper art: kirie!【Photos】

Most people who have a fondness for Japan have encountered origami at one point or another. It’s certainly one of the most famous of the Japanese …

Artist Imagines BioShock, Zelda, And Mario As Pulp Noir Novels

by jellymachine Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 04:33 PM<p>Awesome!<p>Now if only we could get some Bioshock comics...<p>by Castille Sunday, December 14, 2014 at …

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.

A Beautiful Time-Lapse Video of the Milky Way Galaxy From the International Space Station

Artist Hugh Carrick-Allan created a beautiful time-lapse video of the view of the Milky Way Galaxy as seen from the International Space Station. The …

This Artist Creates Adorably Weird Figurines Out Of Clay

A Phoenix artist stumbled into starting a business when commissions started pouring in.

Social Media

Affinity Designer is number 2 Mac app of 2014

Apple has published its 'Best of 2014' Mac App Store list, and there's a surprise for users of design software.<p>Although only being released just over …

Apps

Daily Inspiration #1941

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Proportions of the Human Figure : How to Draw People in Correct Ratios & Proportions with Drawing Lessons & Tutorials for Cartoons & Illustrations, Realistic Art

Everything that is drawn realistically is drawing with the laws of perspective, even if the artist doesn’t realize that he or she is using them. …