How to design a watercolor effect menu in Photoshop.
How to create a hand-painted and water color effect.
How to use the Pucker & Bloat Effect
How to create the blending wave lines using the Blend tool in illustrator.
Illustrator’s Pen Tool: The Comprehensive Guide
Utilizing the Magic Wand’s Tolerance Levels
Illustrator Live Trace
Experimental text effects
How to Create Colorful Abstract Artwork in Illustrator
Create a Blissful Vector Scene
Create a glowing neon effect in your illustration that can grab an audience’s attention with its beauty and uniqueness.
All things Beautiful
How to easily create digital abstract smoke using both Illustrator and Photoshop. One of the best things about this technique is that it’s very customizable and you can do it pretty quickly.
How to create smoke in photoshop, from Abduzeedo.
How to create the eye catching graphics shown off on the box of windows vista, and in some of their wallpapers/screensavers.
Rainy Day Rainbows
Draw A Realistic Vector Guitar in Inkscape
Create an Animated 3D Poker Chip
Create a Sidekick LX Styled Vector Illustration
Illustrator Tutorial: Disco Ball
A nice tutorial by Veerle on how to create Apple’s new system GUI in Leopard with the inset effect on the text.
This tutorial will teach you how to use Photoshop and Illustrator to create cool looking Vector Line Gradients to give your text a vintage old-school feel.
Melting Ice Text Effect
Learn how to create a smokey night effect on text to give it an eerie supernatural sort of feel. It’s a good exercise in using the Wave distortion filter.
Spice up Pie Charts
Craft a Vector Collegiate Notebook Design
How to Create an Open Book with Illustrator’s 3D Extrude & Bevel Tool
Create a Rotatable Globe in Adobe Illustrator
Create a 3D Push Pin and a Paper Note in Illustrator
Create a Vector Home Cinema Design
3D Objects and Transparencies to Make a Vector Cola Bottle Design
How to Make Realistic Skate Wheels in Illustrator
Smoke + Type
If you want to provide an instant flashback to a bygone era while letting your creativity shine through, few techniques are as versatile as a collage made up of vintage elements.
Fantastic method of creating a vintage photo effect in Photoshop.
Nik Ainley shows you how to make a splash, blending two very different images to create this amazing underwater effect, complete with a dissolving figure of a man.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to take an image, in this case a woman’s face, and give the appearance that it is entirely composed of vector shapes.