Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a vector illustration inspired by the classic tattoo art of Sailor Jerry. Our dagger and heart design will use clean black linework and perfectly formed shapes combined with vector textures to add an element of shading and appreciate the style of traditional tattoo art.
Posts from January, 2013
The Art & Design Inspiration Fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Kontest, Sebastian Martinez, HaiDang, Maxim Nikitin and Jay Rogers.
I recently posted an article over on my Line25 blog giving some handy tips on Twitter background design, so I thought it was about time I updated my own profile with a fresh new background. In this post I share my step by step design process and explain how I went about creating the background and Twitter header designs to revamp my profile.
Digital printing specialists Purely Digital have kindly arranged a giveaway of their super luxurious business cards for Access All Areas members. Up for grabs is a pack of 500 cards printed on the finest quality Fedrigoni Old Mill Bianco 350gsm, a rough uncoated stock that gives your cards a sophisticated and classy appearance.
Some of the coolest designs can be created with the simplest of tools. In this tutorial we’ll create a cool abstract poster design using nothing more than a hexagon. With careful composition, an enticing colour scheme and a series of textures you can easily create a great looking design that would work perfectly as a poster, or even artwork for a book or album cover.
The Art & Design Inspiration Fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Daniel Norris, BMD Design, Mugwort Artemisia and Andrea Manzati.