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Summer is quite nearly over, and as such students of all ages are filling up classrooms once more. Take that inspiration and create your very own back to school banner vectors, ready for notebooks, newsletters, and more.
What You’ll Be Creating For centuries, artists have sketched the human body with charcoal. While it can seem intimidating, it’s actually quite a forgiving, and fun, medium to work with. In this tutorial, you’ll learn the basics of using charcoal and create a beautiful sketch. While the end result will depend on your drawing skills, you’ll learn how to properly use charcoal to push value and block out the human form. What You’ll Need Drawing Paper or Newsprint Drawing board (optional) Masking tape Charcoal stick Kneaded eraser Chamois The photograph you’ll use as a reference 1. Practice Step 1 Before we start on our big sheet of paper, let’s practice on a piece of scrap. There are two ways to hold your charcoal stick. The first is like a pencil. Step 2 Make a series of lines to see how sharp and dark a line the end of the charcoal stick can make. Step 3 The second way to hold your charcoal stick is on its side. Step 4 Practice making lines with the side of …
How to Sketch the Human Body with Charcoal
It has been a while since I last shared any news about deals I’d recommend, but the latest offer from Design Cuts has just landed in my inbox and it’s definitely worth checking out! In the past the deals I’ve featured have been focused on certain types of resources, but this is one big variety pack of everything! The included design resources aren’t just random items either, they’re all best selling products from the biggest artists on creative resource marketplaces. As always the price is squashed so much it becomes amazing value, this pack contains $876 worth of vectors, textures, brushes, actions and stock photos for $29. These are some of…
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1000s of Best Selling Resources in 1 Huge Variety Pack
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.
“I know the anatomy isn’t correct here, but it’s my style”, “This drawing lacks style”, “I love your style!” We use the word style
Dustin from RetroSupply is back again to share more top quality premium design resources with Access All Areas members. The Standard Issue Vector Texture Pack is a comprehensive collection of vector graphics that are ideal for giving your work authentic distressed or subtle textures fast. Open the Illustrator file to find 10 scalable vector textures conveniently separated into layers, allowing you to quickly copy and paste them into your working projects. RetroSupply Co’s mission is to bring the awesomeness of handmade goods to digital design. Their range of products make it easy for designers to add the craft and tradition of retro design to their work via textures, brushes and actions. Check out the full range in the RetroSupply shop , and receive a free Retrostarter kit by signing up for their newsletter. Access All Areas members can download this fantastic pack of vector textures from the RetroSupply Standard Issue range as part of their membership. Use them as backgrounds, place them on top of other elements and change the blending mode or use them as clipping masks to create distressed artwork. Download the source file The post Standard Issue Vector Textures for Premium Members appeared first on Blog.SpoonGraphics .
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What You’ll Be Creating Ever wanted to turn an app interface PSD into a fully animated demo for your clients or site? Turns out, you can use Photoshop for that, too. In this tutorial, we will design a simple news iPhone app, and then animate it for client presentation and export it as a GIF file. You’ll learn everything you need to go from idea to animated demo, all inside any recent version of Photoshop. Tutorial Assets We’ve used Photoshop CC in this tutorial, but CS5 or 6 would work as well to follow along. You will also need the following stock photo to complete this tutorial. Please download them before you begin, or substitute with a similar picture and adjust the steps accordingly: Mobile Phone
What You’ll Be Creating So often we break down logotypes and graphic design projects solely in Adobe Illustrator. Today’s tutorial produces one project in both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, highlighting the process of design while using similar methods in each program. 1.
I’ve seen some enticing deals recently but this Artistic Fonts Bundle is by far the best collection I’ve ever seen! $400 worth of absolutely gorgeous fonts discounted by a whopping 93% makes this the best $29 you’ll ever spend. This bundle features 14 hand crafted fonts, all of which are competing as my favourite! There isn’t one typeface that I’m not itching to use in a future design project. Here’s a brief overview of the amazing fonts you can get your hands on. This bundle is something really special, bringing you 14 best-selling, creative font families, complete with web fonts, extended licensing and tons of extras – all for a whopping 93% off. The font families in this bundle are all best-sellers, and really popular even at full price. Normally you’d be lucky to get one font of this quality for $29, let alone 14! I’m really struggling to pick out my favourites to feature in this review, but I can’t wait to use these fonts in particular to create awesome artwork: Eveleth Eveleth really is the swiss army knife of fonts. This one comes in so many weights, styles and variants you could probably use it for …
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This is by Far the Best Fonts Bundle I’ve Ever Seen!