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.
Designer and illustrator Jordan Wong walks through how to give your posters a vintage aesthetic with the authentic World War II-era brushes, actions and textures inside the RetroSupply Kit.
Freelance illustrator Rocky Roark walks through how to create stylised retro characters with the RetroSupply VectorHero ink brush set – using a handy trick for creating natural strokes with Illustrator’s Width tool.
Ever wanted to create a retro-style badge design in Illustrator? Then want no more! Follow this time-lapse tutorial to find out how to create a very simple one using just two fonts and a few graphics.
Talented children's book illustrator Ralph Cosentino shares three top tips for using Illustrator brushes, including how to tastefully work in organic textures, and how to save time with blending modes.
Unlike Photoshop brushes, Illustrator brushes are essentially shapes that are stretched and compressed – so it takes a little more finesse to produce amazing results. Here are three pro tips for getting exactly that.
I've always loved seeing how designers create their designs. Watch this time-lapse video to see how we recreated a piece of authentic 1940s commercial art using the VectorHero brush pack and VectorTone design goodies.
We're total suckers for label and logo design from the '40s and '50s. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through how to create a distressed retro logo in Illustrator and Photoshop – and we'll give you some freebies too.
From having zero concept through to building a complete design – by way of adding texture, color and more – this in-depth tutorial walks through how to make a mid-century European pocket calendar using Photoshop and Illustrator.