Free Photoshop CS6 & Illustrator CS6 Keyboard Shortcuts


The team over at Vectortown has come up with a new and sexy set of FREE keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Adobe Illustrator CS6. The pack comes with printable PDFs and Wallpapers of many sizes. We look forward to seeing what awesome vector icons, and graphics they will have to offer.

You can grab the Photoshop & Illustrator Keyboard Shortcuts here

A documentary on the struggle against the foster care system – We Gotta Get Out of Here


We Gotta Get Out of Here – A film by Jen Araki, and Brook Whitmore

This feature-length documentary tells the story of three young men following their escape from the notorious foster care system in the Inglewood and South Central areas of Los Angeles, California. Mike, Ty, and Benson struggle  against the odds, and through the film we follow their journeys. Continue reading →

Traditional Paint Color Mixer


Have you ever wanted to know what colors your expensive paints will mix to without actually wasting any paint? Well I found an online tool, that seems to be one of a kind. Even though it is an online tool and renders in RGB I think it is a great starting point or at least takes out some of the guess work. Continue reading →

Free Printable Color Wheel & Value Scale


For every painter, mixing color can be a chore, both a labor of hate and love. Many art stores supply color wheels and value scales you can purchase. Submitted to us is a free downloadable and printable color wheel useful for painters and designers. A value scale is included as well. Continue reading →

Digital Painting – Walk Through

Digital Painting Tutorial

This popular digital painting tutorial in Adobe Photoshop has been around for years and used in several art courses in North America. It’s very basic but has some solid information and perhaps you may find it useful in doing digital paintings in Adobe Photoshop. Continue reading →

Principles of Design – Ctrl+Paint


I recently came across  a great series of free videos and tutorials at ctr+paint. One in particular caught my eye, it applies to just about every design/art endeavor. The Principles of design are clearly laid out in this mini series (taught mainly from a digital painting standpoint but useful for all design and art practices). Continue reading →

Android Jones – Artist Spotlight


Every once and awhile an artist comes along that absolutely wows me, this artist needs to take art to another level – beyond technical rendering ability, design, composition and colour. This person needs to transcend the medium, expand upon the tools they use, often inventing new uses for them instead of following the crowd. Android Jones does this, and does it spectacularly.  Continue reading →

Whisky Wallpaper


The latest free wallpaper from Graphic Junkies is here. The bottle and label were drawn in Illustrator -  inspired by The Glenlivet. We hope you like it. Continue reading →

Typography – Kerning


There are a number of things to consider when you are working with type, one of the most often overlooked and misunderstood is kerning. Kerning is often confused with another form of letter spacing, called tracking. Tracking, however is not the same as Kerning. Continue reading →

20 Unbelievably Cool iPhone Wallpapers


I have scoured the interwebs and have put together this tiny but impressive collection of very nice, highly artistic and downright cool wallpapers for your iPhone. These have been handpicked for beauty, design, originality and utility.

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