Design Elements & Principles

Your Guide to Podcast Cover Art That Clicks with Listeners

Your podcast’s visual identity is just as important as its content. Try seven tips to make your podcast covers stand out from the crowd.

Raster vs. Vector: What's the Difference and When to Use Which

Raster vs. Vector: What’s the Difference and When to Use Which

Do you know the difference between a raster and vector file? This quick overview will help you differentiate for an improved design workflow.

Hibiscus Ink Sketch with Watercolor

Create Your Own Customized Brushes in Procreate

One of Procreate’s best features is its abundance of brushes. Learn how to extend your brush library by customizing brush settings.

10 Essential Procreate Tips Every Illustrator Needs to Know

10 Essential Procreate Tips Every Illustrator Needs to Know

Interested in diving into Procreate, but don’t know where to begin? Check out these ten essential tips to jumpstart your Procreate workflow.

Turn a Sketch into Digital Art with This Complete Guide

Turn a Sketch into Digital Art with This Complete Guide

Every designer’s idea starts on paper, then transforms through software. Learn the essential steps for turning your sketch into digital art.

Pixels to Inches: Understanding and Demystifying Image Resolution

Inches to Pixels: How To Resize Images Without Losing Quality

Learn how to resize images from inches to pixels, centimeters to pixels, and vice versa. This article is your crash course in everything DPI.

How to Use Substance Designer to Create Basic Networks

How to Use Substance Designer to Create Basic Networks

Nodes 101: A non-destructive workflow. Learn how to build robust and modular Substance Designer Networks with ease.

Become a Master of Adobe InDesign Master Pages

Become a Master of Adobe InDesign Master Pages

If you’re designing anything with multiple pages or repeating elements, Master Pages are a time-saving game changer.

Subtle but Powerful: Using Pastel Colors in Your Designs

How Subtle Pastel Colors Can Make a Big Impact in Your Designs

Discover the historical origins, symbolism, and psychological power of pastels, and learn use these ethereal colors in your design projects.

Terms You Should Know: A Basic Guide to 3D Terminology

3D Terms Every Cutting-Edge Creator Needs to Know

When searching for a 3D model, there are some important terms you should know to understand the specific qualities of the model.

Practical Uses: How to Export PDF Files in Adobe InDesign

Practical Uses: How to Export PDF Files in Adobe InDesign

Share your designs with clients by learning how to export PDFs in Adobe InDesign. Follow these simple steps to make your life less stressful!

5 Easy Adobe Bridge Tricks for Managing Digital Assets

5 Easy Adobe Bridge Tricks for Managing Digital Assets

Adobe Bridge is a powerful tool for designers, and you don’t have to have a degree in library science to take advantage of this program.