Aaron Sechrist Talks Personal Branding, His Unconventional Design Process and the Wisdom of Comedians
Aaron Sechrist has mastered the art of building his own unapologetic style, which seems to be a common thread in successful designers. Keep reading to find out the secrets of developing your own style and doing the work you love.
I wanted to share with you the top 5 RetroSupply products that have been "game changers" for our customers. This isn't just a list of our best-selling or newest products. These products have been chosen based on three unique criteria. Read more to learn about them...
We released 27 products in 2015 including brushes, textures, actions, fonts and templates. Like any business, some of our products sell way better than others. Here's a list of the top 10 best-selling products we released in 2015.
If you're like many designers out there you have dreams of launching your own product lines, focusing on projects you love, and making a killing while you're at it. Brad Woodard is one of the guys living that dream. Learn how he's built a studio doing the work he loves and how you can to!
Von shares his secrets to massive productivity and his philosophy on consistently making great work.
Note: This video is specific to how to add Illustrator brushes from RetroSupply. Due to crazy bad backwards compatibility for Illustrator, I find it much easier to provide customers with a beautifully laid out brush sheet. From their they can add them to their personal brush library in less than a minute.
Let's face it. Getting textures in Illustrator is a pain.But sometimes you just don't want to deal with bringing your work into Photoshop. So I created a solution to creating halftones and lines in Illustrator that I think you'll like...
A video guide to using subtle Photoshop brushes.
In this interview Scott talks about how he started his design career, where he finds inspiration, how he incorporates that into his work and how he created his first typeface SOLID70.
If you've been following RetroSupply long you know I'm a huge fan of 70's design. So when I had the opportunity to work with Scott Fuller from The Studio Temporary to release a 70's inspired font I jumped at the chance. The resulting product of the collaboration is a display typeface perfect for logos and headlines. In fact, in addition to being a font it almost works as a logo system.
Have you ever felt like you need more education or experience to become a successful designer? Then this interview is going to destroy that belief system. In this interview you'll find some inspiring stories about building a design business. Plus, you'll learn step-by-step how Amy Hood created the best-selling script Palm Canyon Drive with zero experience.
In the early 19th century commercial typography shifted from hand lettering to mass produced wood type.For 100 years wood type was the most common commercial printing technique in America. Used in advertising, posters and signage. This tutorial will walk you through how to achieve a wood type effect in Photoshop.