In this week’s question time I talk about whether I’d recommend designers to buy a Wacom graphics tablet; whether I’ve looked into 3D design applications like Maya or Blender; and how manage my clients, do I take on multiple clients at once or work on a first come first served basis?
Posts from May, 2011
Text effects have always been the bread and butter of design tutorials. This post rounds up 25 of the best graphical text effect tutorials from various design blogs on the web, every one of them takes you through the step by step process of creating a detailed typographic design based on a particular style. Remember though, even if you’re not likely to ever need to create text in the exact style of these tutorials, the tips and techniques they describe can come in handy in any design project.
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Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a vibrant abstract design. We’ll put Illustrator’s Gradient Mesh tool to use to create a colourful shape, then build up layers of objects to create an abstract design with lots of vibrancy, bright colours and transparency effects.