10 Tools and Application for Creating Illustrations

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This is a collection of design tools, which are alternative design tools you can use rather than illustrator. Illustrator is one the best industry tools for creating illustration, but there is lot of other applications you can choose from.

Kulsum Karolia's Positive Work Shows Why it Pays to be a Multidisciplinary Designer

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Manchester School of Art graphic design graduate and illustrator Kulsum Karolia has been blending mediums and disciplines to create work that leaves a positive impact. I want my illustrations to carry meaning even if what they're trying to say isn't obvious," she says. "I

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How to Create a Money Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to share some useful techniques for creating a vintage style engraved text effect just like the illustrations you see on paper money or banknotes.

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How To Get Your Creative Products Featured in the Press

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You might be a jewellery designer selling products online or an illustrator hoping to push some new prints – whatever you're doing to make a living; you need publicity in magazines, blogs, and newspapers to raise your profile and get new customers. Photo by Anthony Shkraba from Pexels.

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Video: Retro Badge Logo Design Illustrator Tutorial

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create an outdoors themed badge design, featuring a simple mountains graphic and colourful sunset effect using a retro colour scheme.

Illustrator Spotlight: Qianhui Yu

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Illustrator Spotlight: Lydia Ortiz

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Video Tutorial: How to Create a Retro Superhero Comic Text Effect in Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a retro text effect, inspired by the title art for the Superman comic books.

How to Create a Vintage Badge Logo in Adobe Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to share some tips and techniques for creating vintage badge logos. I’ll show you how Illustrator’s vector tools can help you create interesting vintage-style logos, combining text effects and shapes to build the layout.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Hel Covell

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Noor Alshalabi Illustrations

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Discover the imaginative world of illustrator, Noor Alshalabi. Noor Alshalabi is a Jordan-based freelance illustrator. After getting her BA in Visual Arts and Design, she pursued her dream of turning her blooming imagination into illustrations for children’s books.

Illustrator Spotlight: Nick Öhlo

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Developing Your Illustration Style

Marloes De Vries

As illustrating is my day job since 11 years I have to admit that drawing in my sketchbook isn’t a regular past time any more. I’d say I have my own ‘style’ for quite a few years now, but even as a professional illustrator I feel you should never stop developing.

Illustrator Spotlight: Hugo Bernier

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Illustrator Spotlight: Liam Cobb

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Video Tutorial: Vintage Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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These old documents were originally drawn up by hand by master penmen, who illustrated the title page with ornate lettering and detailed embellishments. Follow along with this Illustrator tutorial to create a vintage text effect with decorative details.

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Wenwen Zhu on the Poetic and Meditative Parts of Illustration

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Born in China and now based out of New York City, illustrator Wenwen Zhu has an impressive editorial portfolio filled with “wabi-sabi” inspiration.

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Video Tutorial: How to Create a Modern Gradient Logo Design in Adobe Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a colourful gradient logo icon. The post Video Tutorial: How to Create a Modern Gradient Logo Design in Adobe Illustrator appeared first on Spoon Graphics.

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Video Tutorial: Isometric City Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you a really useful technique for creating isometric art, in particular an isometric city scene with loads of skyscrapers and bright neon lights.

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?The Home Stayer? by Illustrator Luis Mendo

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Video Tutorial: Wavy 3D Distorted Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating this cool type-based artwork that combines wavy distortions with 3D text effects.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Domenico Carnimeo

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The Colorful Geometric Illustrations of Cheng Peng

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Blog Inspiration Graphic design Illustration PostersCheng Peng is a creative designer who works for Heizi, a branding agency that belongs to Tencent.

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Amazing Digital Portrait Illustrations by Top Artists & Designers

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An amazing Digital Portrait illustrations artwork examples for inspiration. This remarkable and stunning portrait illustrations collection created by professional designers and artists from around the world that will surely mesmerize you and stir your imagination.

Illustrator Spotlight: Ana Miminoshvili

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Jiayue Li's surreal illustrations ignite sparkles of thought and excitement

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For New York-based illustrator and designer Jiayue Li , drawing is a meditative activity that offers her a way to find inner peace. Choosing to work predominantly with colour pencils on textured paper, Jiayue's illustrations inhabit a mysterious world all of their own.

Dreams Illustration Series by EMANS

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Illustrator EMANS created a colorful series of images based on his dreams. The Italy-based illustrator had fun representing a few dreams he had during this year. In this illustration series, he played with some abstract shapes and fewer characters mixed with his imagination.

How to Create Lettering Illustrations the Easy Way!

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In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create hand lettering illustrations the easy way! The post How to Create Lettering Illustrations the Easy Way!

Illustrator Spotlight: Sarah Cliff

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Luca Di Bartolomeo Illustrations

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Let’s take a look at the creative work of Luca Di Bartolomeo, a skilled illustrator from Italy. Luca Di Bartolomeo is a 24 years old illustrator from Italy. Check out our Illustration category to find more inspiring work created by talented illustrators from around the globe.

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