hipster style vector badge

How to Create a Hipster Style Vector Badge in Illustrator

In this week’s tutorial, we’ll create our own hipster-style vector badge in illustrator, perfect for branding all that you do as a sticker or website badge! We’ll create the badge from scratch in illustrator using basic shapes and our pathfinder tool. Let’s get started! Read more…

lovebirds tutorial preview

Quick Tip: How to Create a Vector Lovebird in Illustrator

A few weeks back, I released this wedding pack over on graphic river and since I got engaged a couple weeks ago and am a little extra lovey, in this tutorial I’ll show you how I made the lovebirds :) We’ll create everything from scratch using Adobe Illustrator and finish the scene with a quick vector flower. Let’s get started! Read more…

hand drawn form elements

Freebie: Hand Drawn Web Form Elements

Happy Tuesday! This week’s freebie is a set of hand drawn web form elements! The set includes everything shown above, with a larger preview below. Form fields, checkboxes + icons are all included as RGB ai, eps + psd files for versions of Illustrator + Photoshop, CS3 or newer. Read more…

business card mockup

How to Create a Business Card Mockup in Photoshop

Happy Tuesday! In this week’s tutorial, we’ll create a business card mockup using a free stock photo and a couple of design assets. We’ll start from scratch and use smart objects to make our mockup easily editable – perfect for anyone looking to add a mockup to their website or portfolio! Read more…

free birthday cards

Freebie: Birthday Card Printable

Happy Tuesday! Now that we’re halfway through the year, I figured it was about time to make a birthday card freebie! This week’s freebie comes in 3 color schemes: red-orange, plumb + gold. Once folded, the card measures 6″x4″ and can be printed on any home printer using A4 or 8.5″x11″ cardstock or paper. Read more…

wedding invitation tutorial

How to Create a Wedding Invitation in Illustrator

Now that we’re in wedding season, it felt fitting to make a wedding themed tutorial! So! In this week’s tutorial, we’ll create a fairytale themed wedding invitation from scratch using Illustrator. We’ll create the decorative flourishes using a wacom tablet, then typeset and organize our final, print ready file. Let’s get started! Read more…

10 hand drawn vector dividers

Freebie: Hand Drawn Vector Dividers

This week’s freebie is a set of 10 hand drawn vector dividers, perfect for web + print. The download includes all 10 dividers as an ai, eps, and psd file for versions of Illustrator and Photoshop, CS3 or newer. Read more…

father hand lettering

How to Hand Letter ‘Father’ in Illustrator

In this week’s tutorial, we’ll hand letter the word ‘Father’ in Adobe Illustrator in honor of Father’s Day. We’ll use a wacom tablet to draw the letterforms, then clean up our points using our direct select tool. Read more…

free father's day card

Freebie: Father’s Day Card

Happy Tuesday! I saw a commercial yesterday that said Father’s Day is this weekend! Ah! To celebrate and help out those like me who didn’t pick up a card yet, I’ve got you covered :) This week’s freebie is a printable, 6″x4″ greeting card in two colors. For those that have ink in their home printers (blue background), and those who might be a little short on ink (white background). Print using A4 or 8.5″x11″ paper; template includes trim and score lines so getting it out in the mail or delivering in person is cake. Read more…

offset ink tutorial preview

How to Create an Offset Ink Effect in Photoshop

In this week’s tutorial, we’ll create an offset ink effect in Photoshop in just a few easy steps! We’ll begin with a solid background, add a skew to our text, create the effect, then add texture to our background to create consistency between our font + ink effect. Let’s get started! Read more…