How to Make a Retro Style Character in Illustrator

How to Make a Retro Style Character in Illustrator

by Dustin Lee

A step-by-step tutorial on creating a retro-style character in Illustrator. Perfect if you want to learn how to draw cartoons, character development, or create mascot illustrations for clients. The tutorial goes from sketch to creating artwork in Illustrator to adding retro textures in Photoshop.

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How to Make a Mid Century Modern House Illustration in Illustrator

How to Make a Mid Century Modern House Illustration in Illustrator

by Linh Le 6 Comments

This tutorial will cover some of the basics of Illustrator and how to illustrate a mid century house. Mid century houses are geometrical and angular which, in turn, makes it easy and fun to illustrate.

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How to Create an Engraved Illustration Effect in Illustrator

How to Create an Engraved Illustration Effect in Illustrator

by Dustin Lee 2 Comments

Learn how to create an engraved illustration effect in Illustrator in this surprisingly easy tutorial. In this tutorial, we'll be creating an engraved eye illustration using a simple sketch/photo and the help of some Illustrator brushes.

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How to Get Vintage Engraving Brush Effects in Illustrator

How to Get Vintage Engraving Brush Effects in Illustrator

by Dustin Lee 2 Comments

Getting engraving effects in Adobe Illustrator can be intimidating. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to get an engraved effect in Illustrator using brushes. It's easier than you think to get engraving effects!

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How to Create Your Own Vintage Wall Art

How to Create Your Own Vintage Wall Art

by Dustin Lee 3 Comments

Designing your own vintage wall art and art prints is a great way to add character to the spaces in your home. So when Randy Preising showed me the kitchen wall decor he made I knew we had to share a step-by-step guide on how he did it.

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How to Use Stippling Brushes in Illustrator

How to Use Stippling Brushes in Illustrator

by Dustin Lee

Using stippling brushes in Illustrator is a great way to add texture, shading, and interest to your illustration work. In this tutorial, I'll show you three useful ways you can use stippling techniques in your digital drawings.

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How to Make Illustrator Brushes

How to Make Illustrator Brushes

by Dustin Lee 1 Comment

Want to make your own customer brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Creating Illustrator brushes isn't that hard. Here's a step-by-step tutorial to get you started.

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How to Make Textures in Photoshop Using Stuff in Your Kitchen

How to Make Textures in Photoshop Using Stuff in Your Kitchen

by Dustin Lee

We thought it would be helpful to share with you one of our unconventional methods for making our products. In this tutorial, learn how to make textures in Photoshop using stuff in your kitchen!

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How to Resize Pattern Swatches in Adobe Illustrator

How to Resize Pattern Swatches in Adobe Illustrator

by Dustin Lee

Learn how to resize your pattern swatches quickly and easily in this short video tutorial!

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How to Install Tool Presets in Photoshop

How to Install Tool Presets in Photoshop

by Dustin Lee

Here at RetroSupply, we offer a wide variety of tools for your designer toolbox. Sometimes those tools come in the form of tool presets. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install tool presets so you can access them quickly and use them with ease.

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[Infographic] Create a Vintage Logo Using Illustrator and Photoshop

[Infographic] Create a Vintage Logo Using Illustrator and Photoshop

by Dustin Lee

In this infographic, we'll walk you through how to create a distressed retro logo in Illustrator and Photoshop – and we'll give you some freebies too.

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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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