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Archive | Illustrator Need vectors? 3200+ Royalty Free Vectors! Need a ton of illustrations in a really short time? Or maybe you just like looking through a slew of choices before deciding on that one perfect image for your project. Whatever the case, this Vector Mega Pack from Designers Folder is sure to make all other Vectors jealous! Read More… How to Plan Your Freelancing Design Income One of the most difficult problems that you will face as a freelance designer is knowing how much money you need to earn each month as a designer. If you don’t get a handle on your income early on, you may find that you can’t continue as a freelancer. In this post, we’ll examine some of the factors that you must take into consideration when planning your monthly earnings. Read More… Illustrator Quick Tip: Align to Key Anchor (point) Today I want to share a quick alignment tip for Illustrator (I’m using CS4).

TOKKUN ACADEMY - Teaching Art Suivez, pas à pas, The Black Frog dans une vidéo tutorielle de 3h qui vous expliquera comment créer rapidement vos propres brushs, puis dessiner un rough de décors, que vous ferez évoluer, petit-à-petit, vers une illustration finalisée et ultra détaillée au rendu cinématographique. With THE BLACK FROG

Back-to-School With 40 Excellent Adobe Illustrator Tutorials Advertisement Learning is a process which continues throughout the life of an artist, graphic designer, and illustrator. Along the way, designers find the task of mastering Adobe Illustrator a large obstacle which requires practice and experience in using the vector-based application. Practice comes in the form of tutorials, which offer tips, tricks, and artistic styles from other designers who have mastered certain techniques based on their experience. From these tutorials, a designer can polish their skillsets on a variety of topics which will strengthen their own artwork. This post presents 40 excellent simple to complex Illustrator tutorials and presents the overall techniques of each tutorial, summarized in a brief overview. Illustrator Tutorials Gradient Mesh Bell Pepper Tutorial Use multiple smaller Meshes to create a realistic objectLearn to use the Eyedropper Tool (I) to sample colors from a reference photo How to create a Television Icon Illustrate a Malevolent Skull in 8 Steps

InDesign Fortnight 7: Lists: Numbers and Nested Lists | The Suite Spot Yesterday we took a look at bulleted lists, today we’re going to take a look at numbered lists and nested lists – lists inside a list item. If you’re a registered use of this site, you can use the link below to download an InDesign CS4 copy of the file I’m using here (zip archive). Support files are available to registered users of the site only. Please Login or Register to access the link. Creating Your List Creating a numbered list is remarkably similar at the outset to creating a bulleted list (see yesterday’s post: but there are more options to be explored and some powerful features that make working with more complex multilevel lists much easier. For that reason, although the same ‘one-click’ functionality is available in the options bar, it is best to work with numbered lists inside a style for all but the simplest single-instance lists. Defining Your List To do so, go to Type > Bulleted & Numbered Lists > Define Lists. Creating the Next Level of the List

Famous Artist's Cartoon Course: Lesson 9: Clothes and Folds The Famous Artists school started offering correspondence courses in 1948. Although the dress in the material created for those courses is a bit dated, the instruction itself is every bit as useful today as it was then. Here are a few pages which are very relevant for this week's assignment; costuming and drawing folds and fabric. Click on the images to bring up larger versions to download. Remember to print these out and keep them as reference for future projects!

Illustrator Tutorials & Tips | Vector Diary - Photoshop Actions, Lightroom Presets Color Palettes: Daniel E. Greene At first glance, the color organization of Daniel E. Greene (b. 1934) can seem somewhat complex and cumbersome to the artist not accustomed to setting out a palette comprised of value strings. But rather than making the procedure of painting more difficult by pre-mixing certain colors, these preparations make the actual time painting a more accurate and smoother process. Based on historic color choices, Greene developed his palette after years of comparing his own color swatches to the works of the Great Masters. He places his colors on a custom-made, extra-large wooden palette which was colored a mid-toned greenish brown and sealed with polyurethane to make color and value comparisons easier. MAIN COLORS (outer edge) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. * Greene advises choosing a white that best suits the needs of the artist and the painting. SKIN-TONE TINTS (color strings - center of palette) A. B. Add White to Yellow Ochre to create a value string. C. D. E. F. S1. S2. a. b.

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