How to Create a Seamless Texture in Photoshop

How to Create a Seamless Texture in Photoshop

by Dustin Lee

Learn how to create a seamless texture in Photoshop- an essential skill for any designer. This in-depth video includes tips on finding textures for your design, using the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop and more.

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How to Create a Retro T-Shirt Illustration (Featuring Travis Price)

How to Create a Retro T-Shirt Illustration (Featuring Travis Price)

by Dustin Lee 2 Comments

Create a retro t-shirt in Adobe Illustrator. Travis Price teaches you his process and favorite tips for creating screenprinted t-shirts. Includes everything from illustration techniques to preparing for print.

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8 of the Best Retro and Vintage Typography Tutorials for Photoshop

8 of the Best Retro and Vintage Typography Tutorials for Photoshop

by Dustin Lee

Want to create incredible effects for your typography. The secret is to break it down into bite-sized steps. These tutorials will help you achieve mind-blowing type effects in Photoshop fast.

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How to Create Speed Lines Typography in Illustrator

How to Create Speed Lines Typography in Illustrator

by Dustin Lee

Love speed lines on vintage motor oil cans? Achieve this dynamic look in your designs with this simple, yet effective trick.

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Create a Hand-Painted Effect with the DragStrip Brush Set

Create a Hand-Painted Effect with the DragStrip Brush Set

by Dustin Lee

Learn how vector master Von Glitschka creates painterly artwork in Adobe Illustrator using the DragStrip brush pack (and a few unique tricks he developed) in this easy to follow infographic.

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How to Use Vector Charcoal Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

How to Use Vector Charcoal Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

by Dustin Lee 1 Comment

Discover our favorite method and a few unexpected ways to get great results with vector charcoal and pencil brushes in Adobe Illustrator, with this collection of pro tips and tricks.

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The Ultimate Guide to Retro Font Pairing

The Ultimate Guide to Retro Font Pairing

by Suzanne Sarver

Every tried to pair fonts together and it looked like Font Book puked on the screen?

Use this guide to learn the basics of retro font pairing. You'll use typography to create eye-catching combinations for your brand, side projects, and clients.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Roughen Your Typography

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Roughen Your Typography

by Dustin Lee

Imperfect type is important. Look at one of your old comic books, the work of Clark Orr, or a book like Mail Order Mysteries. In this infographic, I'll show you how to roughen your typography oh-so-subtly in Adobe Illustrator. 

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How to Create Retro Characters

How to Create Retro Characters

by Dustin Lee 1 Comment

Raises your hand if you've ever fallen victim to attempting to make a retro style character illustration and it just didn't look right. Good news: we made an infographic to show you how to use vector brushes to improve your results!

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How to Create Your Own Graphic Styles in Illustrator

How to Create Your Own Graphic Styles in Illustrator

by Dustin Lee

Graphic styles are the fastest way to achieve time-consuming effects in Adobe Illustrator. By using graphic styles you can achieve looks like our classic PopType effect below with a single mouse click.

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How to Create a Stupid Fast T-Shirt Mock-Up

How to Create a Stupid Fast T-Shirt Mock-Up

by Dustin Lee

In this video tutorial, we'll mock our work up on a soft comfy looking t-shirt in Photoshop. This is a great way show clients how your design will look in the real world. To help you make your t-shirt mockup I've even included a handy texture you can use to follow along!

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How to Make Your Own Photocopy Textures

How to Make Your Own Photocopy Textures

by Dustin Lee 2 Comments

Want to make your own photocopy textures to use in your design work? I'm sharing my best hard earned tips for creating copy machine textures I learned while making the Photocopy Hate Machine texture pack. Enjoy!

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