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Category Archives: Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator versus CorelDraw

Several people have posted comments on this site asking about the differences between Adobe Illustrator and CorelDraw, wondering which one is better. Now you can have your answer… or, rather, answers.
Neither one emerges as the absolute winner, since it truly does depend on your needs and the types of features you like. And people loyal to [...]

Creating a Graphic Design Resume

Many graphic design colleges instruct their graduating students on the appropriate content, outline, and presentation for their portfolios as they prepare to enter the market.  This is great! This is important! But, it’s not all you need.  With equal attention to detail, recall your academic and work experiences and attack your professional resume.
Every Little Detail [...]

Starting a Graphic Design Business: Part II

You’re in the Money
In our last post we identified some of the advisors you need on your team as you start a graphic design business.  Lucky for you, the logistical fun doesn’t end there.  Armed with your graphic design education and ready to take on your first project, you first need a pricing structure. Design [...]

Specialized Fonts for Graphic Designers - Part II

The Fonts Go On
Last time we presented some really nice fonts for specific uses and applications.
In part two of Specialized Fonts for Graphic Designers, we are continuing this series by displaying some very creative font designs that are functional as well as unique.
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Underwood Typewriter

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Sooner or later you’ll need to use a typewriter font. There are [...]

Free Trial Software From Adobe - Part II

And the Rest Is Here
Adobe trial software is great if you want to test drive a program to see how it works and whether it is suitable for your needs. Trial software also lets you experiment with the program in order to get familiar with a specific creative field. If you are interested in graphic [...]

Free Trial Software From Adobe - Part I

The Trials at Adobe
No, we’re not talking about law here; we’re speaking about the numerous free trials that Adobe makes available to the public. The people at Adobe produce many software applications that are used by graphic designers, artists, illustrators, media professionals, web designers, and writers.
Perhaps you’ve always wanted to test drive many of these [...]

Get Graphic Design Tips and Courses for Free

There is an incredible amount of information on the Internet. Sometimes the hardest part about surfing is distilling the good info from the useless or even worse, the wrong info.
If you want to get a few training freebies related to using Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, and yes, even an introduction to basic graphic design, we’ve [...]

50+ Vector Clip Art Sites for Editable Graphics

One of the drawbacks of most clip art is that you cannot edit these images in Adobe Illustrator or other vector art programs such as CorelDraw. The other major drawback is that you can not resize rasterized clip art without pixelating them. Because of these two major setbacks, many graphic designers prefer vector graphics and clip art. That is why I have taken the time to put together this list of 50+ vector clip art sites.

Grunge Tutorials for Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw, & GIMP

As designers, we have all been collectively designing a LOT of grunge websites, posters, brochures, logos, etc. If you haven’t yet jumped on the grunge train, then you should check out some of these great ‘how to grunge it up’ tutorials for Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, and GIMP.

Productivity Tools for Efficient Graphic Designers to Automate Design Process

You will find that a lot of these tools can automate your graphic design process by actually doing the tedious repetitive tasks that slow you down. There are a ton of tools listed here, so make sure to bookmark this page.

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