Web & Graphic Design Illustration

Do you aspire to become an illustrator? From illustration blogs to drawing techniques, you’ll see cool illustration styles and master how to become an illustrator. Whether its cool lettering cool fonts or editorial illustrations that have won design awards design awards, we’ve got it all.

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Webinar Recap: How to Make an Infographic

Have you ever created an infographic before? I’ve made a few ungainly attempts at the art myself, and I was blown away by how much work goes into infographic design! Performing the research, laying out the design, creating the illustrations—I ended up scrapping my whole project and starting over more than once just because...

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Russian Law Sparks Outcry

Talk surrounding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, has been abnormally heated. See how illustrators are responding to a Russian bill that’s viewed by many as discriminatory.

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The Drink and Draw Blog

There’s always that one kid in college who claims to be smarter after a few drinks. In fact, I’ve heard some writers say that a glass of wine or two really gets the creative juices flowing. One person who can attest to this theory as a talented adult with his own business? Stephen Burdick,...

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Alfalfa Studio Uses Adobe Muse for NYC Website Design

When Adobe approached Alfalfa Studio about constructing a website using Adobe Muse exclusively, the branding and graphic design firm jumped at the opportunity. Although Alfalfa is well-versed in the art of website design, Muse would allow them to work using intuitive templates and without the limitations of code. The result is a stunning love...

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Creative Ideas: Break Out of your Comfort Zone

If your morning goes anything like mine, it begins with several taps to the snooze button, java and a musically diverse commute before settling in to stare at the computer for the next eight or so hours. While this routine rarely hampers my overall creativity, it doesn’t exactly jump start it either. That’s precisely...

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Designer Doogie Horner Illustrates 100 Ghosts

Aside from Casper, whose friendliness is underscored by the designation following his name, most people generally don’t think of ghosts as amiable creatures. Designer, stand-up comedian and writer Doogie Horner, however, took a different approach when creating “100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts.” In this humorous depiction of 100 phantoms you might see...

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Adobe Ideas App Encourages Drawings On The Go

Creative minds cannot be limited to the nine-to-five, and for anyone who has had a Eureka moment in the grocery store checkout line only to forget it on the ride home, you need an app that can help you create wherever you are. Adobe Ideas can (and wants to) be that app. Newly updated,...

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Superhero Illustrations with a New Wave Twist

With the continued success of Comic-Con and the various DC Comics and Marvel franchise blockbusters, it’s safe to say that our fascination with superheroes may be at an all-time high. So it is a little surprising when a superhero-themed design really stops us in our tracks, but alas, designer Butcher Billy has accomplished this...

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Typography and Picture Postcards

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, getting mail is one of my favorite things. In fact, if I took a cue from Julie Andrews in “The Sound of Music” and wrote a Karli Petrovic version of the favorite-things ditty, “brown paper packages tied up with strings” would still make the cut. The...