A collection of short Photoshop and Illustrator projects and creative effects from computer graphics guru Deke McClelland.
Take a 10-minute recess every week and join Bert Monroy for a fun, self-contained project in Photoshop or Illustrator.
Learn to use this incredibly popular and powerful set of plugins for Adobe Illustrator.
Learn to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create realistic and beautiful aircraft profiles.
Learn how to create hyperrealistic cars, boats, and bicycles, like the ones featured in Bert Monroy's painting Amsterdam Mist, with Photoshop CC.
Watch digital painter Bert Monroy paint the natural elements—the trees, water, and fog—in his painting Amsterdam Mist, using the tools in Photoshop CC.
Follow along with the development of Amsterdam Mist, artist Bert Monroy's latest digital painting, and learn Photoshop and Illustrator techniques you can apply to your own artwork.
A great band deserves a great logo. Learn how to take a client brief and turn rough ideas into a polished logo design.
Learn to create a cartoon online avatar of yourself with Illustrator.
Learn how to use Illustrator and Photoshop to create a distressed type treatment inspired by Grunge.
Create a poster design that invokes the style, spirit, and typography of the Constructivist movement.
Learn how to build an infographic that makes complex information easy to understand and visually compelling.
Create a cutaway of a guitar that is elegant and accurate, exposing both the inner workings of the instrument and its polished veneer.
Build a Dada-esque typography treatment with Photoshop, Illustrator, and period-appropriate typefaces and color palettes.
Recreate a type treatment in the Art Nouveau style, using Illustrator, Photoshop, and historically appropriate typefaces and color palettes.
Learn how to create a new design inspired by nineteenth-century Victorian type styles, using period-appropriate fonts, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Watch Von take a simple, scanned sketch and turn it into colorful, vector-based artwork with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to save time and reduce your file size with Illustrator symbols, and find new creative uses for symbols in your artwork.
Discover how to paint and draw with Illustrator's powerful object-creation brushes, and warp, bend, repeat, stretch, scatter and distribute objects along a path.
Build a custom map for print or the web in Adobe Illustrator.
Learn about the various types of embossing and die cutting as well as the proper ways to set up your documents to achieve consistent results.
Learn to avoid pitfalls, improve your design process, respond to demanding clients, and solve the creative problems that are involved in building a brand's identity.
Learn to toggle between Illustrator and Photoshop and take advantage of the strongest features in each program.
Open a wide range of practical and creative options by learning how to add spot colors and varnishes to your print designs.
Become more efficient, exact, and creative with the advanced tools like pattern brushes, Gradient Mesh, and opacity masks in Illustrator.
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.
Discover how to trace artwork in Adobe Illustrator and convert raster graphics into vector form.
Learn how to approach the challenges presented when creating a logo for a media company.
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.
The third course in Deke McClelland's Illustrator CS6 One-on-One series, which takes a project-based learning approach to the key features in Adobe Illustrator, including Recolor Artwork, transparency, masks, blend modes, strokes and fills, and dynamic effects.
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.
Discover the new and enhanced features in Adobe Illustrator CS6.
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 vibrant web graphics, wireframes, and complete web site mockups with the strong layout and color management tools in Adobe Illustrator.
The first in a four-part series by industry-pro Deke McClelland on creating elegant, optimized graphics with the tools in Illustrator CS6.
Tour the interface, learn the workflow, and be introduced to core techniques like working with artboards, understanding layers and objects, and making and moving selections.
Teaches core Illustrator concepts and techniques that can be applied to any workflow—for print, the web, or just building assets that will find their way into other applications.