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The Best of 50 tips that will make you a better illustrator

After 10 years working as an illustrator, I’ve compiled 50 pearls of wisdom to help fellow illustrators. For a while I’ve been thinking about what I’ve learned on that journey, and how I can communicate it. I’m not a writer, so like with many other things, I needed to find a way of working …

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The Best of 5 mesmerising uses of illustration in branding

Using a handcrafted element, such as bespoke typography or clever use of illustration, as a core part of a brand’s visual identity is a trend that has been gaining momentum of late. The latter is enjoying a particular resurgence in food packaging design, but there are impressive and imaginative examples …

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The Best of 5 tips for commissioning illustration

You’ve been browsing different design portfolios for ages, and you’ve finally found the perfect illustrator to collaborate on your latest project. But how do you make sure you get the very best from them? Read on for five tips from leading agencies on how to commission illustration the right way.  …

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The Best of 8 timeless children’s book characters

Just because a children’s book is old, it doesn’t mean it’s timeless. Kids’ books that do age well tend to have quality themes, narratives and character design, and that extra something that means that even if elements of the book date, the story stays relevant and appeals across the generations.  …

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The Best of 3 tips for designing tattoos

If you’re a working illustrator then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t expand your remit to include tattoo design. But having an incredible design portfolio doesn’t necessarily mean your work will translate well onto bodies. So before you jump straight in, you should take some time to consider the differences …

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The Best of 4 on-trend illustration styles for your next project

New illustration and design trends can spread globally almost overnight. But any creative worth their salt will look to forge their own path and solve a brief in their own way, even if influenced by a larger movement. It’s about driving the discipline forward, not blindly following the crowd. At …

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Navolio – Creative Agency PSD Template Nulled Downloads

Navolio – Creative Agency PSD Template Thank you for choosing our product. Navolio is a creative agency PSD portfolio template with a modern design. This template is great for individuals who looking for a clean portfolio showcase and ideal for agencies to showcase their work. The .psd file are well …

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nextio – creative agency wp theme Nulled Downloads

Contact page mage with Lastform The contact page was made using Lastform, which is a premium plugin. The exported form template is included in nextio package. thinkoutof the box. nextio is a WordPress Theme especially designed for digital agencies, minimal, business, photographers, portfolio, clean and modern websites. nextio theme has …

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The Best of How art can be a healing technique

If you’ve bought anything from Amazon in the past few years, you’ll have probably noticed a surprising number of adult colouring books topping the best-seller lists.   Once a niche, colouring books for adults are now big business, with users extolling their calming virtues. But why? How effective is art …

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The Best of How to start pastel drawing

Put your best pencils and doodle art to one side – it’s time to delve into the art of pastel drawing. In use by artists for centuries, pastels are an especially portable medium, enabling you to create colourful art with no need for water, brushes or palettes. But first, what …

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