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10 tips pro for better T-shirt designs


Designer Mike Ng is on hand to give you his expert advice to get you started in T-shirt design or improve your skills. T-shirt design is becoming one of the most popular outlets for creatives. Whether you’re an illustrator, graphic … Continue reading

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Art of the animated glyph


James Curran explains how he came up with a sword-toting pirate from a simple bracket. Most of my work involves transitions, but I prefer to do them in a way where reveals aren’t just out of nowhere so it feels … Continue reading

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Create model a fantastical 3D creature


3D modeller Aybars Turan uses reference and concept art by Jan Vidra to model a realistic yet fantastical creature, the Imperator. Creating creatures in 3D requires a lot of research – referencing real animals is absolutely vital if you’re going … Continue reading

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We learnt from the 2014 design salary survey


reference by Cameron Chapman Design salaries around the world vary a lot. Between all the different positions and experience levels out there, to the differences in cost of living and what’s considered a “livable wage” in various places, it’s no wonder … Continue reading

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Choose a colour scheme for your logo Design


reverence by Martin Christie Understanding the psychology of colours is vital to designing an effective logo, says Martin Christie of Logo Design London. The human mind is highly responsive to visual stimuli, and colour is one of the major defining factors in that … Continue reading

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The 5 best Photoshop plugins Free


reference by Sam Hampton-Smith Create amazing images and designs with this selection of the most creative, useful, time-saving and powerful Photoshop plugins available. In this article we’ve lined up some of the best Photoshop plugins available for Adobe‘s photo editing giant today. … Continue reading

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Color Fundamentals: Advanced Coloring


reference by Monika Zagrobelna What are materials and textures? How can we see transparent things? What makes a scene something more than a set of objects? How do you mix reflected colors? Learn tricks that will bring life to your realistic … Continue reading

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