75 awesome Illustrator tutorials ideas

This is probably the most tutorials aggregated  into one page I’ve seen in some time.

At first glance, most tutorials don’t fit my style or typical clients’ needs but spending some time doing tutorials gives me a chance to do designs that not only fall outside my comfort zone  but more important, expose the “oh, that’s how it’s done.”  Even if I think I know how it’s done it still may offer and shortcut/better way to get the same result or a design element that will fit later designs.

Many thanks to Creative Bloq for this great collection. See it here and start exploring→



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The Pitfalls and Perks of Freelancing (Infographic)

As a freelancer and self-employed creative for the past 6+ years, I can relate with this very well crafted infographic.

Thanks to the great folks at DesignTaxi.com for their original piece and posting the infographic. A very big thanks and job well done to the original creatives from  MastersDegree.net.

Be sure to check out their other great infographics→.

Pitfalls of Freelancing

Created by: MastersDegree.net

Drew Barrymore Directs Best Coast Video

Barrymore’s short film pits two gangs against one another — think “Romeo and Juliet,” but in a “Rebel Without a Cause” outfit. The Day Trotters and the Night Creepers are competing graffiti artists — one group tags by day, the other by night. When their worlds collide, bad things happen. (HuffingtonPost.com)

Read the full article and more videos here