I thought we’d mix it up a bit today and get inspired through some bad ass vector illustrations with sugar skulls. I’ve hand picked 8 vector sets that you’ll definitely want to add to your personal collection of design resources. Furthermore, we’re going to watch together a cool speed drawing video tutorial on how to create your very own sugar skulls and spot a must-have design bundle with tons of premium resources.
Archive | Inspiration
For all you designers out there who are, like myself, currently suffering because of the drab weather outside, I’ve prepared a great inspirational showcase of vector illustrations. I’ve intentionally chosen something fun and cute, that’s guaranteed to turn your frown upside down: doodles!
Today I thought we would take a look at a showcase of themed design resources: Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo – some of the social media titans that are literally by our side each day. The only difference is that now they will be in a vector state and (for a change) the subject of the shared information.
I bet every graphic designer out there or at least a great deal of you guys have created a t-shirt design for yourself, a friend or a client. When designing for printing on clothes, it recommended that you place your design on a template, to make an idea on how it will look. These days you can find all sort of t-shirt templates, simple, polo and so on that will help you better visualize how the final product will look. With this in mind, I’ve created a list of vector resources that will be very handy for anyone who wants to get into the apparel designing business.
As a designer, you always want to make your projects look professional and to inspire quality. In order to achieve this, you need to create or use top notch design resources. Today I would like to share with you a series of high quality stickers all packed in a practical vector pack, all ready for you to use in your websites, prints, illustrations and more! Enjoy!
Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way… You all know this Christmas carol, don’t you? I’ve been in a few stores these days and they were all playing carols! It’s a great way to get shoppers into the Christmas spirit to buy more presents, right? Besides, music creates a certain feeling of joy and happiness, it can cheer us up when we are down, it can be our hobby, our escape and so much more! Today I’ve created a list of music inspired vector illustrations as a tribute to this wonderful form of art. Enjoy!
Sometimes we are all searching for a special feature to use in our design projects and we usually want something out of the box, something that not everybody has. We can create that design resource or we can get one from a prestigious vector graphics website. Today I would like to share with you a design resource that it’s very used by creative professionals: 10 great looking fonts!
So let’s say you have a couple of vector elements for the upcoming winter season and you want to create something absolutely stunning for your clients or for your personal projects. A way to do it is to combine various vector resources and create vector illustrations with an unique concept. Here are a couple of holiday vector packs with seasonal elements which you can use in your design projects and I also added a collection of beautiful winter vector illustrations to inspire from.
I noticed that a lot of vector illustrations have floral elements and swirls. I personally love flourishes and swirls, I think they go perfectly in any occasion, if you combine them with other cool elements such as wings, heraldry, grunges, geishas and even skulls. I know you are all looking for valuable vector resources to make your design job easier and to learn some new tricks, that’s why I’ve made a collection of Illustrator tutorials and vector resources with flowers and swirls. Enjoy!
Trees are a great nature element to use in a vector illustration, poster design, a pattern design and so on. You can create all sorts of trees, with various shapes and colors, with leaves, without leaves, with round green branches, with colorful fruits and the ideas can go on. Here is a list of vector illustrations and vector trees to download or to use as inspiration in your projects.