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.
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!
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.
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.
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.