Creative Nibbles

#31: The balance between learning and creating

#31: The balance between learning and creating

There are all sorts of wonderful ways out there to self educate, self inspire and put direct yourself down your next creative path. But all of th...
#30: What to expect from every creative project

#30: What to expect from every creative project

Today's nibble comes to us from Todd Henry's book Louder Than Words. Despite our excitement and sense of ease at the beginning of a project it's ...
#29: Adding dimension to your drawings

#29: Adding dimension to your drawings

Being able to think and draw in 3D is very valuable—even when doing simple illustrations. Today we're going over a straight-forward (yet difficul...
#28: 3 ways to ensure you get better while drawing

#28: 3 ways to ensure you get better while drawing

Keep these three simple rules in mind as you draw to have confidence that you'll progress over time!
#27: Import Illustrator artwork into Photoshop

#27: Import Illustrator artwork into Photoshop

Move from Illustrator to Photoshop while making sure that your layers are organized exactly how you want them!
#26: Why natural ability doesn't matter

#26: Why natural ability doesn't matter

It's frustrating to think that some people are just better at art than others. Good news is, their advantage is only temporary.
#25: Knowing what to work on

#25: Knowing what to work on

Practice makes perfect but what does perfect practice look like? Let's use an analysis of our previous work to pinpoint what exactly we should ...
#24: Practice leads to more practice

#24: Practice leads to more practice

It can be easy to compare your work ethic to others. Because of this, it's important to remember that as time goes on you will naturally establ...
#23: Get the most out of your sketches

#23: Get the most out of your sketches

It can be tempting to rush off to make the final artwork as soon as you're certain you got the concept down. But good things come to those who ...
#22: Using Illustrator's actions to save you time

#22: Using Illustrator's actions to save you time

Free up your time by turning repetitive tasks into a simple click! Today, we're look at using actions in Adobe Illustrator.
#21: Why are RGB and CMYK different?

#21: Why are RGB and CMYK different?

Many of us know when to use each color space, but why can't we freely convert between the two?
#20: Creating characters from basic shapes

#20: Creating characters from basic shapes

A fun and effective method for coming up with fresh character designs.