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Vectorial character design with Illustrator

30 August 2009

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Vectorial character design with Illustrator

It’s time to write a tutorial on vector illustration. In this post I’ll explain the process I followed at the time of designing Twisted Monkey mascot in vector format. Ingredients : Paper and pencil. Scanner. Photoshop. Illustrator. Basic concepts of Photoshop and Illustrator. A lot of patience. Optional : Digitizer tablet. You can purchase the […]

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Manual to choose your first graphics tablet

26 August 2009

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Manual to choose your first graphics tablet

This article is dedicated to the Newbies, we’ll see what is a graphics tablet, what are they for and how to choose the tablet that fit your needs. What is a graphics tablet? It’s a device used mainly to paint with a computer, but it’s also useful to draw, photo retouching or even to design. […]

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Pros and cons of self-taught and official education

22 August 2009

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Pros and cons of self-taught and official education

There’s not an easy answer, I think both of them have their advantages and disadvantages. The choice should be based in lots of external factors, our economical resources for example; and internal, like our own personality. If you choose well you can reach the maximum level, if you don’t, you can come to a standstill, […]

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Avatar creation with Photoshop

20 August 2009

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Vectorial character design in Illustrator

20 August 2009

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Do you advertise your prices?

19 August 2009

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Do you advertise your prices?

My friends of Gomediazine asked a very interesting question in their blog, this is a question I’ve been turning it over in my mind for some years. Someone asked whether is good or not for a freelance designer to show your price list in public. Pros of displaying your prices: The clients can make a […]

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