Tag Archives: graphics

Bomber, Relics & Rides

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Vampire Feast iPhone Game

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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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iPhone Game Design: Active Bomb Sweeper

Active Bomb Sweeper is an iPhone puzzle game app developed and coded by Zeologic, for which I created the character design, illustrations and overall game design. Read on for more about the illustration and design process, as well as some … Continue reading

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Raster and Vector Graphics — An Overview

I recently needed to explain to a client the basic differences between Raster and Vector graphics, and came across this handy Raster and Vector Graphics overview at Mike’s Sketchpad. While the explanation there is a nice summary, I would recommend any … Continue reading

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20 Comic & Cartooning Photoshop Tutorials

A collection of links to twenty great comics and cartooning tutorials over at PSDtuts. Lots of tips for inking in both Photoshop and Illustrator, coloring, using Photoshop layers to your advantage, achieving halftone effects and other comic-book style looks to … Continue reading

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Color Blindness Software Tools for Artists

Just stumbled across these handy Mac OS X software applications to help designers and artists simulate the effects of color blindness on-screen: Sim Daltonism and Color Oracle. Sim Daltonism works as a floating palette which converts an area under your … Continue reading

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Cute Cartoon Devil Girl Pinup T-Shirts Available

I recently updated my store over at Zazzle to include three cartoon pinup devil girl t-shirt designs. Included in this round are the devil girl with 8-ball bikini, the devil girl with giant 8-ball and hot rod flames, and the … Continue reading

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Hot Mom Cartoon Illustration

I recently updated my cartoon illustration portfolio site with some recent illustration work. The sexy cartoon businesswoman mom was one of my more favorite recent projects. The client needed a hip & hot mom for a project involving helping moms … Continue reading

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“Major Change”

A recent project, “Major Change” was developed for a Canadian client looking for a cartoon character mascot for a promotional campaign. Interestingly enough although it was a Canadian client, they preferred to go with a United States military officer for … Continue reading

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Cartoon Art & Halftones Tutorial: From Inkjet Printer to Photocopier

A cartoon illustration & design project for a friend’s party required the resulting art to be suitable for reproduction on a photocopy machine. After some trial, error, Google search, trial, error, Google search, trial, error I discovered the magic combo … Continue reading

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Cartoon Skull & Pumpkin Halloween Art Available for Licensing

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Color Theory Resources

Primary, secondary, tertiary, complimentary, analagous, brightness, hue, value, saturation, tints, shades… do these words mean anything to you? They should. A post by cartoonist Matt Glover points out ColorFAQ – very basic web guide to color theory. It got me … Continue reading

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Content Aware Image Resizing – Video of New Computer Graphics Technology

This one is hard to explain without watching the YouTube video over at Creative Bits: Content Aware Image Resizing The video is a demonstration/presentation from the annual SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques) Conference. In short, the … Continue reading

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Tip: Increase Productivity Using Adobe Illustrator’s Layer Masks

The excellent Illustrator blog BittBox has a nice Adobe Illustrator Layer Mask tip/walkthough on how to use this highly useful, productivity-enhancing (and fairly obscure) feature of Illustrator CS and higher. Layer Masks are basically clipping masks that apply to the … Continue reading

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