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30 of the Best Character Design Tutorials for PS & AI

Not only is creating characters lots of fun, it’s also a great way to get to grips with a particular design application. Regardless of whether you’re …

Tutorials

How to Paint a Furry Cartoon Character in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a furry cartoon character in Photoshop. Let's get started!<p>Tutorial Assets<p>The following assets were …

How to Turn a Sketch into a Fat Cat Vector Illustration

This tutorial aims to guide you from sketchbook to screen; a "Fat Cat" doodled with biro translated into a neat vector caricature. Intermediate …

How to Draw a Monster on a Real Picture

Monster usually appears on cartoon films and seldom show up in real pictures. To your children, it would be great idea to draw a monster on their …

How to Create a Beautiful Mixed Media Illustration

For many artists, an illustration begins with a pencil, a piece of paper, and a great idea. In this tutorial, Andreas Preis will show you how to …

Beautiful Water Effect in Photoshop CC

It's been quite a long time since I played with water textures. I was checking some amazing artworks on Behance and Pinterest when I saw some …

10 Amazing Illustrator Tips That Changed How I Design

We’ve all had that mixed feeling of elation and frustration when we discover a new tip or technique in a design app. You’re both amazed at how easy …

How To Enhance a Photo with Color & Lighting Effects

Often when post-processing a photograph the aim is to carefully fine tune the levels and colour balance to capture the real life scene, but sometimes …

How To Make a Letterpress Texture Effect in Photoshop

I’ve received a few questions recently about how I create the letterpress style texturing that appears on pretty much every retro/vintage design I …

Quick Tip: Techniques to Create a Trendy Long Shadow Effect

In this tutorial I would like to show you a few techniques on how to create the long shadow effect seen in recent design trends. Feel free to read …

Graphics

How To Create an Icy Blue Vector Geometric Design

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to create a cool abstract geometric design with icy blue polygonal shapes. This style of art is …

How To Create a Comic Style Text Effect in Illustrator

In today’s Illustrator tutorial we’re going to create a comic book inspired text effect your favourite superhero would be proud of. Learn how to …

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8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers

As a web designer or developer, it’s nearly impossible to remember multiple programming languages, frameworks, and keyboard shortcuts to various …

20 Imaginative Food Packaging Designs

In today’s market, brands have to find increasingly innovative ways of staying ahead of the competition. One great way to stick it to your …

A Guide to Pixel Hinting

When looking at a website or interface, there are few things more annoying than half pixels. The resulting blurred edges make your potentially great …

10 Things You Need to Know About Working with Vectors in Photoshop

While Photoshop is essentially a pixel-based image editing application, it also includes a considerable amount of features to help you work with …

Free Design Resources: UI Kits

I thought it would be a good idea to find more freebies around the web for you guys. These are some very useful UI Kits for those moment when you're …

Working with Type in Photoshop

In this post I'm going to show you some of the tools that I use in my workflow when working with type in Photoshop.<p>Anti-Aliasing<p>The elephant in the …

Abduzeedo Happy Holidays Art in Illustrator and Photoshop

One of the best ways to learn is by practicing and trying to recreate styles and effects that you like. We have been doing this here on Abduzeedo …

Up On The Wall: How Working Walls Unlock Creative Insight

This design thinking tool being as powerful as it is, it comes as no surprise that a myriad of other fields have adapted and used it for years. But …

Primo branding for surf event makes waves

Creating an entire visual identity for any new company or event is a huge task for any designer. However, San Diego based agency Wedge & Lever …

Sumptuously designed foodie book is a real winner

The new year always sees a flurry of healthy cook books and fitness DVDs hit the shelves, with many of us hoping to improve our well-being in the …

Retro inspiration from the founder of the School of Graphic Design

We're suckers for all things retro here at Creative Bloq and love any designs that channel the inspirations from times gone by. One such designer …

30 Beautifully Designed Sites Using Horizontal or Vertical Infinite Scrolling

<b>Infinite scrolling</b> is the means to prevent users having to click on <i>‘next page’</i> buttons. In this round-up we are also featuring those sites where the …

50 Web Designs with Beautiful Creative Typography

<b>Typography on the web</b> comes in two formats; firstly there’s the classic image replacement technique which allows for beautiful typographic designs, …