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 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

How to Start Your Own Online Store (Beginner Guide)

Setting up an online store years ago used to be mind-numbingly complex. Simply creating products, product pages and a checkout sequence was bad enough. But then you had to worry about payment gateways to accept payment. Shipping. And don’t forget about taxes! Is it time to start your own online store? Image source: GraphicRiver Thankfully… Continue reading How to Start Your Own Online Store (Beginner Guide)

How to Create and Customize Procreate Brushes

What You’ll Be Creating Have you ever wanted to create your own Procreate custom brushes? Maybe you’d like to customize some of your favorite brushes or just get more familiar with Procreate’s wealth of brush settings. In this tutorial, we’ll take look at some Procreate brush basics and settings, and you’ll learn how to create… Continue reading How to Create and Customize Procreate Brushes

How to Make a Babysitter Flyer Template (With Babysitting Flyer Ideas)

What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, you will learn how to make a babysitter flyer template in Adobe Photoshop. We’ll start by creating a print-ready document. You’ll learn how to add images, vector shapes, or text, and how to easily align or stylize these elements. For the final touch, you’ll learn how to… Continue reading How to Make a Babysitter Flyer Template (With Babysitting Flyer Ideas)

How to Make a Horror Movie Poster

What You’ll Be Creating Today, we will be looking at how to make a horror movie poster using just two images in Photoshop! We’ll look at effective movie poster composition as well as your new go-to for horror movie poster typography. Did you know that horror movie posters are most effective when they are simple… Continue reading How to Make a Horror Movie Poster

How to Create a Summer Portrait With Ice Cream in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating Just imagine: a scorching sun, a clear blue sky, a cool breeze blowing in from the sea, and your favorite ice cream in your hand. Well, aren’t these the key ingredients for a perfect summer mood? In this tutorial we’ll try to picture this mood by creating a colorful summer portrait… Continue reading How to Create a Summer Portrait With Ice Cream in Procreate

Hand Lettering: How to Vector Your Letterforms

What You’ll Be Creating I remember a year ago I was having so much trouble vectoring my letterforms. I had a decent understanding of the Pen Tool, but had no idea that learning just a few minor techniques would do wonders for my type and help create those smooth curves I was looking for.  This… Continue reading Hand Lettering: How to Vector Your Letterforms