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Video: How to Create a Retro Style Badge Design in Illustrator

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a retro badge style logo design featuring a simplified vector skull illustration and text elements that follow the circular outline of the badge container. To create the badge logo design, we’ll first start by drawing the vector skull illustration using basic shapes to give the artwork a stylised appearance. I’ll then show you some useful tips for creating Type on a Path effects, which are particularly handy for constructing classic badge layouts like this.

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How to Easily Create Retro Landscapes with an 80s Aesthetic

Sci-fi landscape scenes featuring Tron-style grids, mountain scenes, and a vibrant sunrise is a popular aesthetic that is associated with art and design from the 80s. This retro-futuristic style has remained in trend thanks to the retrowave/synthwave music movement, which has helped to bring back the visual elements from 80s arcades, action movies, fashion and pop culture. In today’s tutorial I will show you an easy way to create your own retro landscape scenes with the help of a huge 80s inspired toolbox named NeonWave. Download a free sample containing all the assets you need to easily construct this surreal sci-fi scene with vivid colours.

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These Most Popular Design Bundles Are Being Re-run. Grab as Many as You Can!

As part of the Design Cuts birthday event, over the next week 28 of their most popular design bundles are being re-run! This is a great second-chance opportunity to pick up any of these fantastic 99% off deals that you might have missed. Usually, these offers are only available for 2 weeks before they expire, but as a birthday treat they are being made available to the community again. Delve through these huge collections of design resources and pick up as many as you can to benefit from the insane discounts!

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Resize vs Resample: How To Properly Change Image Size and Resolution in Photoshop

Resizing an image sounds like one of the simplest things you could do in Photoshop, but there are actually some common mistakes you should avoid. If you’re a professional designer or photographer, it becomes complicated when you need to factor in print size and resolution. In today’s video, I’ll cover the basics of resizing an image in Adobe Photoshop, and explain when you should (or should not) choose the Resample option instead. This is crucial technical knowledge every Graphic Designer or Photographer should know to avoid some costly mistakes or ugly prints.

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Huge Discounts on Exclusive New Products at the Design Cuts Birthday Event

My friends at Design Cuts are celebrating their 7th birthday over the next 2 weeks with an exciting lineup of live design sessions and fantastic discounts on their marketplace of design resources. 7 all-new exclusive products have been launched with 50% off, providing a great opportunity for you to be the first to pick up these exceptional quality tools that have been 5 months in the making before they go on sale at their regular price. With over 25 free live conference sessions scheduled, the party will be in full-swing throughout the next 2 weeks! Tune in to learn some useful tips from a range of talented creatives, and be in with a chance to win an iPad Pro simply for participating!