Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 June 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 15 Award-Winning Book Covers Dedicated fan identifies every Doctor Who typeface 5 things you didn’t know you could do in Illustrator The… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 June 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 June 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Boost Your Productivity With These Life-Changing Email Hacks Make It Impactful: Optimizing Images with Lightroom Why illustrators should care about copyright 5… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 June 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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38 Stylish Flyer Templates

Need help boosting sales? Then promote yourself with a stylish flyer. Check out this collection of premium flyer templates curated from Envato Elements.38 Stylish Flyer TemplatesOut with the old, in with the new. Shake up your old marketing campaigns with exciting flyer designs sure to impress!In this selection of premium design assets, we’re bringing you…

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How to Create a Stylish Accessories Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to get our fashion on and learn how to create a stylized set of accessories icon pack, using the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.Also, don’t forget you can always expand the pack by heading over to GraphicRiver, where you can find a…

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How to Create a Mobile Authentication App Vector Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a Mobile Authentication App Icon, using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer. That being said, open up Illustrator and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Mobile Authentication App Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2016 Difficulty: Beginner Topics…

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Create a Backlit, Elegant Female Portrait in Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in February 2011 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant. Today we’re going to be using a stock image provided by the wonderful Tasastock as…

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How to Create an Isometric Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn the following steps you will learn how to create a simple isometric text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to create a basic piece of text and how to turn it into a 3D object using the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect. Next, you will learn how to…

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How to Create an IM Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a simple IM icon, using nothing more than same simple geometric shapes and tools found within Adobe Illustrator. That being said, grab a cup of that fresh batch of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: IM Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC…

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Hand Lettering: How to Vector Your Letterforms

What You’ll Be CreatingI remember a year ago I was having so much trouble vectoring my letterforms. I had a decent understanding of the Pen Tool, but had no idea that there are minor techniques that do wonders for your type to create those smooth curves you’re looking for. This tutorial will hopefully answer all your…

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The Best Free Logo Design Template Kits (New for 2017)

Logo design just got a whole lot easier! Mix and match your favorite logo elements for a new custom design using free templates from Envato Logokit. What Is a Logo Design Template Kit?Your brand matters. That’s why we’ve developed a system to make the logo design process faster and more affordable.A logo design template kit…

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How to Create a Tropical Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSummer is the perfect time for the most vivid and colorful designs! Tropical patterns are one of the hottest summer trends this year, and all these mixes of fruits, leaves and flowers look really great on fabric, apparel, and print media. Join me in this tutorial and let’s learn to create a stylish…

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How to Create a Summer Vacation Background in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool to create a summer background with a vacation scene!If you’d like to skip this tutorial and wish to purchase the end result with a couple more elements, head over to GraphicRiver to purchase Beach with a Palm Tree and a…

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10 Steps to Draw a Cute Glowing Jellyfish in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this tutorial and learn to draw a cute glowing jellyfish in 10 easy steps, using basic geometric shapes, Pathfinder panel, and various Effects. We’ll be applying vivid gradients to make our character look glowing and bright. Are you ready to explore the underwater fauna together? Let’s start! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 –…

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How to Create a Flat Design Summer Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we’re going to create an interesting composition with several objects, which may be useful for a vacation or travel concept. We’ll work with basic shapes and tools and a fresh, bright color palette.Get inspired with more amazing Summer Graphics from GraphicRiver.1. How to Create a SurfboardStep 1First, set up a New Document (File > New): Number…

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How to Vector Hair With Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingVectoring hair on portraits can be a time-consuming process and is sometimes difficult to master in a short space of time. A few years back, I wanted to help solve this issue by creating a set of brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Since then, they have become the third best-selling AI brush on…

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