July 22, 2017
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.
July 09, 2017
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.
June 21, 2017
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.
June 15, 2017
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!
May 04, 2017
Creative hack: designer Joe Andrus shares a crash-free tip for adding texture to vector illustrations by bringing the photo-realistic results from your favorite Photoshop brushes into Illustrator.
September 20, 2016
Canada-based illustrator Josué Menjivar goes behind the scenes on an original artwork to show how experimenting with a cocktail of RetroSupply brushes, textures and actions can turbocharge your creativity.
September 12, 2016
Pro designer Brad Woodard explains how to quickly create a heavily textured retro illustration in Photoshop by harnessing the power of the RetroSupply Woodland Wonderland gouache brushes.
June 10, 2016
This helpful step-by-step tutorial explains the difference between a brush preset and a tool preset, before walking through how to download and install brush tool presets into Photoshop. It's easy when you know how!
April 14, 2016
Here's a pro tip for giving your typography a subtle grungy, roughened effect. It's perfect for adding an old print look to your designs, and the imperfections can even create a hand lettering feel.