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By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 22, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 14

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von challenged us to use the reference image below and change it to make it more dramatic.

By Kristin Ellison | Thursday, August 21, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 13

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von challenged us to draw a visual narrative—to tell a story with our drawing, without using speech bubbles.

By Kristin Ellison | Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 12

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von challenged us to draw representations for Anguish, Curiosity, Hope, and Mystery.

It would have been easy to take the cliché route, but I tried to stay off that path and really think about each of these words and what they meant to me.

By Kristin Ellison | Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 11

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von challenged us to draw a monster.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 15, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 10

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von challenged us to fill up a full page with our doodles.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 15, 2014

How to Improve a Product Shot in Photoshop

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This week in the Pixel Playground, Bert walks us through how to improve a product shot in Photoshop. In this case, it’s by pulling the pouch closer to the corkscrew so it’s clear to buyers that they’re sold together.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 15, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 9

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von supplied us with four photographs: a house, espresso machine, airplane, and headphones.

By Kristin Ellison | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 8

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today’s challenge was to look at each face on the exercise file provided, study the defined light source associated with it, and then draw the shapes that would form the cast shadows.

I’m looking forward to seeing what Von did with this!

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