In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a vibrant vector illustration tutorial, a quick retro photo effect tip in Photoshop, a clever shading technique for your illustrations, a tutorial for creating a hand drawn poster design and a Photoshop icon design tutorial.
Follow this Illustrator tutorial from Vectortuts to create a vector jar illustration with vibrant colouring and clever glass effects.
This Photoshop quick tip from Abduzeedo takes you through the process of adding light leaks to your photography for that retro film effect.
This post from talented illustrator Martin Ansin shows the shading process of a vector Spiderman illustration. Martin uses a clever shading technique which emulates the halftone and hatching effects used in comic book art.
This recent tutorial from Design Instruct describes how to create a grungy festival poster in Adobe Illustrator, using a range of cool hand drawn elements.
PsAwesome host this fantastic Photoshop icon design tutorial, which shows the step by step process of creating a microchip icon. Use a grid to build the basic shape, then transform the shape into a three dimensional isometric design.