Back to School Special: 30 Simple Adobe InDesign Tutorials

What You’ll Be Creating With autumn approaching it’s time to get back to school! Here’s your New Term reading list for Adobe InDesign – a list of easy beginners’ tutorials and articles exploring everything you ever wanted to know about InDesign. So class, here’s your homework…

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30 Simple Adobe InDesign Tutorials

Create a Tasty Pretzel Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a fun pretzel inspired text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We will begin with the text then we’ll add some dimension to it with the help of the Bas Relief effect, a simple trick which allows you to add highlights and shading in one step

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Introducing Avocode — PSD to Code Without Photoshop

Photoshop has been a part of web design for years, and it’s very likely to continue as such for a long time. If you design for the web using Photoshop, or you’re a developer who handles coding up PSDs, it’s likely there are a few issues you run into on a regular basis

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Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw Children

As a cartoonist and a recent father (of one lovely six month old princess), drawing babies and children takes on a new meaning to me. The difference between the drawing of an adult and a drawing of a baby, a child or a teenager is directly related to their anatomical proportions.

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Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw Children

How to Render Short, Detailed Hair in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating You’d think that long hair was the hardest hair to render… well that and curly hair, however I have news for you. From my experience from vectoring hundreds of vector portraits, short hair has always been more time consuming and required more precision

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Design a Crazy Retro Poster with Quirky Lettering in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we will create a crazy poster, illustrating a famous quote by Oscar Wilde – “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”. We’ll apply various Warp Effects to create the elements easily

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