Illustrator: The wizard's hat

Just in time for the bewitching month, learn how to create a very cool wizards hat icon using Adobe Illustrator! Another great tutorial sent in by IconShock September 30, 2010

Adobe CS5 with the big boys

ARE YOU READY TO LEARN WITH THE BIG BOYS? If not, you can continue to our next CS5 bookshelf. But if you are up to time-tested and proven educational learning, this is your spot -- folks, this is the major league and once you dig in here - you're playing with the big boys! July 30, 2010

Adobe CS5 Learning Center

Back to (Adobe CS5) School this month picks the best of the crop of desktop learning and education for the Adobe Creative Suite programs -- mainly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign July 30, 2010

Adobe Illustrator tutorial : Briefcase

There just aren't enough Adobe Illustrator tutorials on the web! I guess it's because the hacks can do easy stuff in Photoshop ... but Illustrator takes expertise and real work! Here's another one from our PS FAVE IconLibrary -- learning to make a shiny icon in Illustrator July 28, 2010

Graphic Elements and Illustration

When Shauna Scott sent me this collection, I said "Oh no! Not another vector clip art collection!" Fortunately, what I discovered is a rare collection of knock-out Adobe Illustrator vector art that definitely deserves a serious look. May 31, 2010

The remarkable world of patterns

Designing patterns is difficult because of the intricate demand to detail, and the level of skill required to visualize how the finished pattern will evolve. Let's look at some accomplished pattern designers and see their secrets ... April 30, 2010

3D modeling solution for Mac

Cheetah3D is a super cool, very popular 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X. It's now been upgraded to 5.0, adding completely new node based material system, optimized render engine, extended modeling tools, and many small UI enhancements. December 21, 2009

ArtOptimizer for Illustrator

ArtOptimizer will reduce Illustrator job size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data and performing essential image adjustments October 29, 2009