This Week’s Favourites – July 9th 2010

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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.

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This Photoshop quick tip from Abduzeedo takes you through the process of adding light leaks to your photography for that retro film effect.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  1. leonid says:

    interesting post!

  2. Alan says:

    Some cracking links there Chris

  3. Very Imressive !!! Thanx But Base On What U make these as the favourite ?

  4. aziq says:

    nice roundup.Thanks.

  5. I’ve always been a huge fan of Abduzeedo, especially their daily inspiration, which always provides me with inspiration whenever I come across it.

    My Latest Blog Post:
    ESPN’s 2010 World Cup Murals (One For Every Team)

  6. Cool links, thanks Chris :)

  7. very interesting post , thanks for sharing this information

  8. Ken says:

    Some cracking links there :)

  9. Get looking links thanks for the share

  10. Haven’t found the best tutorial site yet, but would love to see some more on here, especially for creating Photoshop styles. I can’t seem to do them.

  11. beautiful site’s and beautiful design’s. thank you for share…

  12. aiva says:

    Beautiful inspiring designs!
    thanks for share….

  13. Ben böyle bir film görmedim arkadaşlar süper ötesiydi.Hepinize tavsiye edeirm.

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