A collection of short Photoshop and Illustrator projects and creative effects from computer graphics guru Deke McClelland.
Open a wide range of practical and creative options by learning how to add spot colors and varnishes to your print designs.
An exploration of the improvements to Illustrator CC.
Explore the power of Illustrator brushes to quickly and easily add detail to your fashion illustrations.
Learn techniques to quickly and accurately draw detailed technical flats for the fashion industry using Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to approach the challenges presented when creating a logo for a media company.
Discover how to trace artwork in Adobe Illustrator and convert raster graphics into vector form.
Learn the basics of what goes into creating an infographic.
Discover the natural media brushes and effects in Illustrator for drawing, painting, and adding expressive strokes.
Join professional illustrative designer Von Glitschka as he shares his experience on how to research, sketch, build, and present vector graphics.
Discover how to take advantage of the next level of dynamic features in Illustrator CS6, such as patterns, complex gradients, and the Pathfinder operations, in the second installment of Deke McClelland's Illustrator CS6 One-on-One series.
Examine all the components of a magazine cover—the page that brands and sells a magazine to readers.
A tour of the interface changes and the new tools introduced in Illustrator CS6, including Pattern Options for creating repeatable patterns and advanced tracing options.
Create type in Illustrator that’s both beautiful and communicative, whether it’s destined for logos, brochures, signs, infographics, or simple documents.
Shows how to create an area bubble infographic, or graphic representation of data.
Shows how to depict complex relationships in an easy-to-understand infographic, or graphic representation of data.
Covers the first steps in creating infographics, graphic representations of data—organizing sample data and preparing a wireframe.
How to draw vector artwork in Illustrator without having to think about technical concepts.
An expert approach to color choice and control in Illustrator, guiding designers and artists through the three stages of applying color to artwork: creation, inspiration, and editing.
Shows experienced Illustrator users how to create transparency effects and ensure reliable printing results.
Bert Monroy shows how he created the hyperrealistic portrayals of the dozens of people inhabiting his painting, many of which he drew from real-life friends and family.
Shows the steps Bert Monroy took in Photoshop and Illustrator to create the lifelike detail in his incredible portrait of Times Square.
Digital painter Bert Monroy demonstrates how he uses the brushes, filters, and textures in Photoshop to create his photorealistic portrait of Times Square.
A fresh approach to core concepts and advanced techniques in Illustrator.
Teaches you how to use Illustrator's tools and features to prepare 2D files for animation in Adobe After Effects.
Take advantage of the wide array of dynamic features in Illustrator CS5.
Get quickly up to speed on the new and enhanced features of Illustrator CS5.
Shows how to design a CD package using a combination of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, and Acrobat.
Shows how to use Illustrator CS5 to create graphics for use in web sites, video compositions, and mobile apps.
Turn static graphics into rich, animated objects in Flash Professional CS5.
A step-by-step approach to creating professional book covers using Adobe Creative Suite applications.
Demonstrates noteworthy features and improvements in Adobe Illustrator CS5.
Explores some of Illustrator's most powerful and least understood features, including how to create complex ones with the Pathfinder palette and align paths to create schematic illustrations.
How to build an eye-catching newsletter with an efficient workflow integrating text and images using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Effective design and production techniques utilizing the best features of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Reveals a whole new level of power, creativity, and efficiency with Illustrator.
Explores the creative process through a variety of approaches, generating over a dozen poster designs.
How to be more productive and creative by using Adobe Illustrator to create pixel-perfect web graphics and interactive Flash content.
Discusses and demonstrates noteworthy additions and features in Illustrator CS4.
Learn to make a business card professional and functional.
Discusses the principles and techniques of what makes a logo work, type-only designs, type treatments, and logo symbols.
Focuses on Illustrator's strengths alongside other tools in the web design workflow, exploring unique features.
Every aspect of integrating Illustrator and Flash, such as using mobile applications and working with colors, symbols, and text.
Deke McClelland explores some of Illustrator's most powerful and least known features.
How to make a smooth transition from FreeHand to Illustrator, from importing to using advanced effects.
A handy reference guide to all the common problems and questions with Illustrator CS2.
Shows FreeHand users how to work in Illustrator, from basic importing to advanced creative effects.
Mordy Golding explains how to create Illustrator files that will work efficiently in Flash using Live Paint, Live Trace, and Live Effects.
Learn general program shortcuts and time-saving text editing and image transformation secrets.
Tricks and techniques for creating imaginative and inventive effects and projects.