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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.
Creative Cloud is evolving, and so is Illustrator. Check out the new features in Illustrator CC 2017, including live font previews and the pixel grid.
Get an introduction to print production. Understand the life cycle of a print job, observe printing presses in action, learn to choose the right paper and inks, and get an overview of the design process in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Get software tips and tricks and design inspiration while you build your graphic design skills. New design challenges issued every month!
Master the advanced features of Adobe Illustrator CC 2015. Deke takes you through tools and techniques for creating, tracing, scaling, and coloring artwork in these one-on-one project-based tutorials.
Learn the core skill areas (color, typography, and layout) and core tools (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) used in graphic design. Find out what designers do and what you'll need to learn to start a graphic design career.
Learn how to create amazing works of art and design with Adobe Illustrator CC. The first in a series of three courses by industry pro Deke McClelland, teaching the fundamentals of the program: working with artboards, drawing, and painting.
Take your logo designs to the next level. Learn techniques for creating vector-based logos that display beautifully in any format.
Study to become an Adobe Certified Associate. ACA certification is a gateway to a career in digital design, and lifelong mastery of Illustrator.
Get up to speed with the latest features in Illustrator CC. Check back for new videos every time Adobe releases an update.
Start drawing, designing, and illustrating with Illustrator CC. Learn all the essentials of the program, from installation to exporting final artwork.
Optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Illustrator and get finer control when creating designs and illustrations.
Learn to populate changes into a design and generate multiple versions using Adobe Illustrator Variable Data. John Garrett covers the Variable Importer, linking images, and exporting.
Learn how to create custom vector brushes and paint with vectors in Adobe Illustrator. Graphic designer Von Glitschka covers transforming hand-painted brush strokes into digital brushes and compiling strokes and shapes to achieve the authentic look of paint.
Learn to toggle between Illustrator and Photoshop and take advantage of the strongest features in each program.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of an infographics-driven video made with After Effects. Learn how to use After Effects and a few third-party plugins (Animation Composer, Particular, and Newton) to animate infographics.
Make your web designs more responsive with SVG. Learn about building, exporting, and integrating SVG images into your website with Illustrator CC.
Learn about the practical application of color theory: how to create color palettes, manipulate colors in Adobe tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, and paint for learning and for fun.
Learn to use Adobe mobile apps such as Capture CC and Comp CC to develop cutting-edge graphic designs.
Learn the art of comic book lettering—designing word balloons, dialogue, sound effects, and more—with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to use Illustrator CC to optimize images, including JPEGs, PNGs, GIFs, and high-resolution images for Apple's HiDPI Retina displays, and enhance the performance of your websites.
Join professional illustrative designer Von Glitschka as he shares his experience on how to research, sketch, build, and present vector graphics.
Five-minute workflow improvements for creative pros, covering Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress, and other tools designers commonly use.
35+ great shortcuts for artists who love Illustrator.
Smoothly integrate Illustrator and Photoshop artwork into InDesign, and vice versa, with these tips for sharing artwork without losing formatting, sharpness, or quality.
Learn about the design and delivery process for a brand identity project.
Learn techniques and best practices for designing smart, visually interesting website icons in any software.
Practice creating and applying custom brushes in Illustrator while designing a full-size, Sherlock Holmes–inspired poster.
Learn how to draw with the Pen tool more effectively in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Learn how to design more aesthetically pleasing sites with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to create detailed isometric views of buildings, vehicles, and even people, with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn three analog techniques for creating textured typography: hand-cut type, transfer-textured type, and type with a chalky or hand-drawn look.
Give the gift of illustration: learn to use Illustrator to draw a wedding monogram that can be used on wedding websites, invitations, foil and embossing dies, stamps, and more.
Learn how to create an eye-catching logo and adapt it to fit a variety of device-independent applications, from business cards to banner ads, using Illustrator and Photoshop.
Learn how to create custom gradient meshes with these Illustrator tutorials.
Learn how to build a data visualization in Illustrator, using scripting for speed, accuracy, and repeatability.
Watch a professional artist at work, Von Glitschka, as he creates a type-based portrait, or "type face," of director Alfred Hitchcock.
Learn to create beautiful, HiDPI (aka retina) graphics for a variety of screen sizes, using the tools in Photoshop and Illustrator.
Learn how to hand-letter type and turn your letterform drawings into pristine vector graphics and custom typography.
Learn everything you need to know about creating, using, and saving wireframes in Illustrator.
Von Glitschka develops an illustration based on iconic Native American imagery, drawing a rough sketch and transforming it into crisp vector artwork with Adobe Illustrator.
Discover how Illustrator templates can boost your productivity and keep your design elements consistent.
Find out how Illustrator fits into a modern web design workflow. Author Justin Seeley covers core concepts such as setting up a web workspace and building responsive templates in Illustrator.
Add a sense of depth and space with Illustrator's powerful perspective tools. Learn how to draw in perspective, and add, position, and scale objects so that they blend within your scene.
Learn how to collect and enhance real-world textures and integrate them into your digital designs.
Learn how to create tribal-style vector illustrations with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to create hyperrealistic cars, boats, and bicycles, like the ones featured in Bert Monroy's painting Amsterdam Mist, with Photoshop CC.
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