Category Archives: Tutorials

Vector Art Critique: Anchor Points & Handles [video]

I just posted this screencast video on YouTube where I critique vector art created by a beginner Adobe Illustrator user. These critiques apply to any vector art software.

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Video: Cartoon Gorilla Color, Shading & Highlights Process

Followup video of the cartoon gorilla character demonstrating the color, shading and highlight additions to the character. The video showing the creation of the vector line art can be found here. Check out the final cartoon gorilla character art on … Continue reading

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Video: Cartoon Gorilla Vector Line Art Process

Video from recent Ustream live broadcast featuring initial vector line art creation for a cartoon gorilla character design. I also briefly discuss Adobe Illustrator template setup and usage at the end of the video clip. The vector art color, shading … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Create A Vector Art Twitter Bird Character Icon In Adobe Illustrator

I recently created an in-depth Adobe Illustrator tutorial for the Go Media graphic design and illustration blog GoMediaZine. The tutorial covers the creation of a cartoon character mascot from sketch to final vector art. The character art is a fun … Continue reading

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Video: Photoshop CS4 Drag-Resize Brush Keyboard Shortcut

Another brief video in my series introducing some great new features in Photoshop CS4 for artists, cartoonists, illustrators and anyone else who sketches or draws using Photoshop. This video features the excellent new keyoard shortcuts that allow you to drag-resize … Continue reading

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