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How to create concentric elements in Adobe Illustrator

This tutorial is dedicated to creating concentric elements of an illustration. What do you might need them for? – They are very attractive and meditative! You can make such design just for fun or it can become a central element of you illustration. This tutorial describes the technique with help of Adobe Illustrator, but you can use any vector software ’cause the actions are very simple.

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How to create psychedelic landscape vector CD-cover with Adobe Illustrator. Part I

This is the first of two parts of a tutorial about creating a vector design for the second album “Marsh tales” by non-existent psychedelic band “Psyctor” . In the first half of the tutorial you will learn to create a landscape with trees, grass, water-plants and water. The color scheme is going to be very vivid and trippy. The second part of the tutorial is focused on psychedelic transformations, reflections and typographic experiments!

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How to create a psychedelic vector music album cover in Abode Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial is dedicated to the psychedelic coloring and shaping technics. The main instrument used in this tutorial is pen, so you can use any vector software to create such landscapes. You’ll find some simple text effects in this tutorial as well. This tutorial is for intermediate Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop users.

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How to reduce pain in the hands

Being a professional designer or artist means you are repeating some movements on a regular basis. Usually you don’t even think about it until it start to cause pain. Have you ever experienced pain in the wrist or fingers while typing or drawing digitally? That’s great if have not. But you if you already had you probably – it’s quite a dilemma when doing what you love and makes your living hurts!

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Advantages and disadvantages of living in Thailand as a freelance graphic designer

Going to a country you have never been to with a plan to stay there for few month is a very exciting experience. It is even more exciting when you have to work during such trip. Of course you had made an investigation about the place you are going to […]

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How to Make a Colorful, Environmental Slice Adobe Illustrator CS4 tutorial

This tutorial is about creating an earth slice that looks like a piece of cake. When doing such “environmental” illustrations it’s kind of hard to stop adding details. The first twenty four steps are about creating the slice and another thirteen cover the rest. The process of adding the details […]

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International statistics

Photo by Marina Nozyer. Continuing the series of my Preparing for a trip posts (1, 2, 3) here is a list of sites you might want to use to get statistics on different subjects in different countries around the globe. Speedtest.net This site gives you information about average download and […]

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List of legal and in most cases natural stimulators

From time to time everyone’s battery needs to be boosted. Here’s the list of legal and in most cases natural stimulators you can easily buy to enhance your productivity for a short (0.5 – 5 hours) period of time. Here’s the list of Caffeine-containing substances (Caffeine’s duration is 1.5 – […]

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Xsjado rollerblades

Living a life of a freelancer requires very little physical effort – you don’t need to go almost anywhere except business meetings and places to find food (supermarkets, cafe, restaurants, etc.). It’s obvious everyone needs regular exercise to be healthy enough to live pleasant life, but when you’re working 10-12 […]

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