20 Icon Design Tutorials for Web Designers

Using beautiful, eye-catching icons in your website or app projects is important, as these small details make a huge difference in increasing the overall design's value. A great icon should be simple enough to be remembered and creative enough to be appreciated. Designing new and creative icons can sometimes be a difficult and time-consuming task, so we selected 20 icon design tutorials that will give you step-by-step guidance on how to design icons quickly and easily. You will learn about…...

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20 Fun Cartoon Design Tutorials

If you're passionate about cartoons and either work as a cartoon illustrator or simply practice drawing cartoons as a hobby, these fun cartoon design tutorials will surely help you out! These tutorials will teach you how you can start from basic shapes and develop them to achieve great results. You can use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator or Corel DRAW, depending on your preferences. These fun cartoon tutorials offer step-by-step guidance and are easy to follow.  You can create beautiful cartoons…...

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20 Fantastic Pattern Tutorials for Designers [Illustrator + Photoshop]

Even though we notice a trend towards minimalism, when it comes to graphic and web design, patterns and textures are still widely used and can really help designers create amazing creative works. Having a decent collection of background patterns is an incredible resource for graphic designers. Also, when needed, designers should also know how to create unique patterns themselves and with the help of pattern tutorials anyone can learn how to create their own awesome patterns in no time! When it comes…...

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20 Useful Adobe Illustrator Actions – both free and premium!

Adobe Illustrator is a great software used by graphic designers all around the world. Adobe Illustrator helps you draw beautiful vectors and create high quality designs. Sometimes you might want to save some time in your design process, that's when Adobe Illustrator actions come in handy! We selected 20 useful Adobe Illustrator actions, both free and premium, to help you out in your future projects! These Adobe Illustrator actions will help you create borders, edit photos, create patterns, ornaments and…...

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20 Adobe Illustrator Mascot Character Tutorials

These illustrations are great not only in drawings and digital cartoons, but they are also perfect as mascots/logos for companies. Mascots tend to remain in people's minds because they are fun, look childish and represent the company's personality . Cartoon characters are also used by different companies to create their brand mascot, as they seem to stay in their client’s minds and attract attention. If you are an aspiring illustrator or you just want to improve your Adobe Illustrator skills,…...

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20 Amazing Cartoon Tutorials for Aspiring Illustrators

Cartoon characters and illustrations have a great ability to make peaople laugh and feel good. Cartoon characters are also used by different companies to create their brand mascot, as they seem to stay in their client's minds and attract attention. If you are an aspiring illustrator or you just want to improve your Adobe Illustrator skills, then these amazing cartoon tutorials will surely be of help. If you have some basic sketching skills and talent, these tutorials will seem pretty…...

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10 MORE Illustrator Tips, Tricks & Tools

I posted an article recently about the 10 Illustrator goodies I felt designers were missing out on. I got an overwhelming positive response on how helpful the article was for people new to Illustrator and for some people that have been using it as long as I have. So I am so excited to bring you even more tips, tools and tricks from Illustrator, you may not know about. Also if you want to read my first article you can…...

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How to Create an Icon – Step by Step Tutorial

Icon design is nothing new. But with companies and designers always looking for a way to distinguish themselves, custom icon design has been getting more & more popular. Being an icon designer can even be a full time job now. With the ever growing mobile/apps and icons becoming more and more creative. So what makes a good custom icon design? In this tutorial, I am going to walk you through the steps how to create an icon for a new…...

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10 Adobe Illustrator Tips, Tricks & Tools You May Not Know About

If you use Illustrator you should know the major tools, especially the mother of them all; the pen tool. I would say on any given project I use the pen tool 90% of the time and the other 10% is spent on the other tools. But if variety is the spice of life one can not create on the pen tool alone. I have hopefully complied some tools and some tricks that maybe even die hard Illustrator users don't know…...

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20 Adobe Illustrator Tips, Tricks & Resources for Designing for Web in Illustrator

Although many designers have preferred to use Photoshop for designing website graphics and mockups in the past, Adobe Illustrator is gaining popularity in this arena. As a graphic designer, Illustrator has always been my default program but when I got a job where I would no longer be designing for print but for web I was worried that the two wouldn't be compatible. However the more I use Illustrator to create for the web I find that is completely web friendly and has many wonderful features for…...

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