How to Design a Creative Barcode

Want to learn how to design a barcode label? In this article, we’ll explore how to make a barcode and ways you can explore creative barcode design too. What You’ll Learn What is a barcode and what are barcodes used for? How to make a barcode and what tools you can use How… Continue reading How to Design a Creative Barcode

Design Risks: How to Assess, Mitigate, and Manage Them

It’s impossible to see into the future and anticipate every possible outcome of our design decisions. As a result, every major design decision comes with risks: risk that the design will be unfamiliar or hard to use or unpopular, risk that it will cost too much money, or risk that it will be abused or… Continue reading Design Risks: How to Assess, Mitigate, and Manage Them

Character creation UX

A guide to CCIs in game design. Walking dressed cyberpunk in a cyberpunk city by Paola Ascanio via MidJourney Character creation is an essential aspect of most video games, allowing players to customize their avatars and immerse themselves in the game world. As a user experience (UX) designer, your role in game design is to create… Continue reading Character creation UX

How to Use Block Template Parts in a Classic WordPress Theme

Sometimes, it’s the unexpected features that make WordPress so powerful. Those little things that you didn’t know you need can end up having a big impact. WordPress 6.1 has brought about one of these hidden gems: the ability to use block template parts within a classic theme. It takes the capabilities of block themes and… Continue reading How to Use Block Template Parts in a Classic WordPress Theme

How does your team measure UX quality?

This year on my team, we had a moment where we realized that our UX quality was slipping. It started with a few surprising feedback tickets, then we noticed some patterns in our dovetail user research sessions, then got some rather harsh NPS scores, until finally we realized we needed to quantify our UX quality… Continue reading How does your team measure UX quality?

How to Change the Color of Clothing in Photoshop

If you want to learn how to change the color of clothes in Photoshop, in this tutorial I’ll show you a very simple method that works for all colors—even for changing a black shirt into a white shirt! What You’ll Learn in This Photoshop Tutorial How to change the color of clothes in Photoshop … Continue reading How to Change the Color of Clothing in Photoshop

How to Draw a Fairy Step by Step

Fairies are mythical creatures that take many different forms in different cultures. In some they’re described as mischievous human-like spirits, and in others they’re simply a different species with magical powers. In the modern day, fairies are usually pictured as tiny humans with insect wings, living in a close relationship with nature. In this tutorial,… Continue reading How to Draw a Fairy Step by Step

How to Auto Align in Photoshop

Today, we’ll be looking at how to use the auto align tools in Photoshop, as well as guides and snapping! Photoshops auto align tools are simple but powerful, and they’ll keep you from sending out a design with the always annoying uncentred text or misaligned words.  If you’re looking to speed up your workflow, try… Continue reading How to Auto Align in Photoshop

How to Kern a Font in Cricut Design Space

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to kern in Cricut Design Space. You may be asking yourself, “What is a kerned font in Cricut?” Often, fonts have incorrect or uneven spacing when you type a word out, and these fonts don’t have kerning, so we have to do it manually.  I will cover everything you… Continue reading How to Kern a Font in Cricut Design Space

How to Outline Letters in Cricut Design Space

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to outline a font in Cricut Design Space. I will cover everything you need to know about outlining text in Cricut Design Space—even if you have never used the software before! How to Outline a Word in Cricut Design Space Let’s see how to outline letters in Cricut. With… Continue reading How to Outline Letters in Cricut Design Space

How to Create a Venom Logo in Adobe Illustrator

Welcome to this tutorial on how to draw a Venom logo! We’ll be using the new 3D features in Illustrator to create this awesome-looking Marvel Venom logo design. Learn to control a variety of advanced settings such as lighting, colour, 3D materials, and more! Short on time but still need to create a movie-style text… Continue reading How to Create a Venom Logo in Adobe Illustrator

How to Make a Chain Brush in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a chain brush in Photoshop. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create the brush, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time. Do you want to save time with a ready-made brush? Check out this Chain Brush Photoshop… Continue reading How to Make a Chain Brush in Photoshop

How to Import Brushes Into Sketchbook Pro

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} If you want to add new brushes for Sketchbook Pro, you need just a few steps! In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to import brushes into Sketchbook Pro using my own custom Sketchbook brush pack. Disclaimer: this method works only for… Continue reading How to Import Brushes Into Sketchbook Pro

How to Curve Text in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to curve text in Procreate. I’ll explain everything in so much detail that everyone can curve text in Procreate, even those who have just opened Procreate for the first time. What You Will Learn in This Procreate… Continue reading How to Curve Text in Procreate

How to Add Fonts to Sketchbook Pro

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} If you want to learn how to add fonts to Sketchbook Pro, in this short tutorial I’ll show you how to do it on two systems: Windows and Mac. You’re just a few steps away from expanding the Sketchbook Pro font library with some amazing fonts! And… Continue reading How to Add Fonts to Sketchbook Pro

How to Create a Monogram Pattern

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a monogram in Illustrator using basic vector shapes. Once you’ve finished creating it, you will learn how to use it to create monogram background patterns. If you don’t have the time to learn… Continue reading How to Create a Monogram Pattern

Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} In this article, we touch on the different animal symbolisms and why brands opt to use animal-themed logos. Animal symbolism is based on each animal’s traits and stories from different cultures. It’s easy for people to form an emotional bond with a living thing. Animal logos are… Continue reading Animal Logo Design: Animal Symbolism in Branding (With Examples)

How to Copy and Paste in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;} Today, I’m going to show you how to copy and paste in Procreate—anything from one element to an entire layer—in a few simple ways. And if you’re looking for the best Procreate add-ons, don’t forget to visit Envato Elements. You’ll find Procreate brushes,… Continue reading How to Copy and Paste in Procreate

How to Create a Digital Clock Text Effect

What You’ll Be Creating * { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;} In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a digital clock text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For this tutorial, you will need this digital clock font, so check out Envato Elements where you can find other designs and fonts that look… Continue reading How to Create a Digital Clock Text Effect

How to Make a Perfect Circle in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating Wondering how to draw a perfect circle in Procreate? Today, I’m going to show you how to make a circle using the shape tool in Procreate. What You’ll Learn in This Procreate Perfect Circle Tutorial How to make a perfect circle on Procreate How to transform or scale a perfect circle… Continue reading How to Make a Perfect Circle in Procreate

How to Create Mobile App Animations With SVGator

Designing animations by coding is both a complex and time-consuming undertaking that can hinder creativity. This is why designers are looking for a no-code solution to create scalable animations for mobile apps. Finding a way to easily create and export these types of engaging branding assets can also make the designer-to-developer handoff a frustration-free exchange.… Continue reading How to Create Mobile App Animations With SVGator

Drawing a stunning landscape in Figma

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Figma is my tool of choice for designing user interfaces. Extremely simple to use, the learning curve is a fraction of what’s required for any given Adobe Creative Cloud software. But, that simplicity comes at a price: Figma’s primary focus is not illustration or graphic design, and many designers still… Continue reading Drawing a stunning landscape in Figma

How to Draw a Rose

What You’ll Be Creating Roses are very popular flowers, commonly seen as a symbol of love. They’re very difficult to draw, though—they’re made of many layers of petals. You need to add them carefully one by one, and then shade the whole construction. In this quick tutorial I’ll show you how to do it if… Continue reading How to Draw a Rose

I Want to Draw: Simple Exercises for Complete Beginners

Do you struggle with a simple circle from the first step of every tutorial? Do your straight lines keep bending, no matter how hard you try? Do you seem to be unable to draw two points with a given distance between? Do your pictures look wrong even after repeating carefully every single step from a… Continue reading I Want to Draw: Simple Exercises for Complete Beginners