• After Effects Tips to Speed Up Your Workflow
    Pro 3D & Animation

    After Effects Tips to Speed Up Your Workflow

    Do you want to speed up your workflow in After Effects? Check out these tips from expert Borja Holke You probably already know that Adobe After Effects, one of the best post production and motion graphics software on the market, adds final touches to videos, images, and graphic design pieces. In addition, you can use this software to add movement to your lettering, typography, and illustration projects and help your portfolio stand out from the crowd.

  • 20 Free Elements to Add to Your Portraits in Procreate
    Pro Illustration

    20 Free Elements to Add to Your Portraits in Procreate

    Combine letters and abstract elements in your digital illustrations with Samuel Rodríguez Procreate has become an essential tool for today’s digital artists. Its ease of use and infinite possibilities mean that you can create something to be proud of no matter what your illustration level. Samuel Rodriguez (@samrodriguezart) is a renowned California-based artist who swapped analog techniques for an iPad Pro and Procreate, using the tools to develop stunning portraits filled with bold colors, abstract designs, and an original style.

  • How to Use Textures in Photoshop
    Pro Illustration

    How to Use Textures in Photoshop

    Illustrator and designer Willian Santiago teaches you how to create different textures in Photoshop Programs like Photoshop open the door to infinite digital illustration processes, such as adding effects and textures created using traditional techniques. Textures, in particular, can add a rich layer of detail that make your drawings have more of an impact. In this tutorial, illustrator and designer Willian Santiago (@williansantiagodg) will show you how to use different textures in Photoshop to bring your creations to life. Watch the video below:

  • Learn how to create a page of a pop-up book with Silvia Hijano Coullaut
    Pro Craft

    Learn how to create a page of a pop-up book with Silvia Hijano Coullaut

    Silvia Hijano Coullaut teaches you how to create and configure the main pop-up elements of a pop-up book Pop-up books refer to those that, when opened, have elements that jump in front of our eyes creating incredible effects. Silvia Hijano Coullaut (@silvia_libracos), the founder of the Libracos studio, is a true expert in paper engineering. In this video, she shares with Domestika, in the form of a small creative tidbit, part of her process for creating a pop-up book. Silvia Hijano shows you the combined technique of a basic "V" mechanism with tabs, combining a folded paper—a kind of simple origami—that will fill the whole scene horizontally once the page of the book is opened. Learn how to create pop-up elements of a pop-up book:

  • Tips for illustrating your own lettering
    Pro Typography, Calligraphy and Lettering

    Tips for illustrating your own lettering

    Sindy Ethel shows you techniques to illustrate letters by hand Combining lettering and illustration will help you create unique and eye-catching designs. Bringing these disciplines together will also allow you to experiment with different analog and digital techniques to obtain results that will surprise you. Below, designer Sindy Ethel shows you some simple tricks to familiarize yourself with letter shapes and get you started drawing your own:

  • Formats and Limitations for Video on Social Media
    Pro 3D & Animation

    Formats and Limitations for Video on Social Media

    Yimbo Escárrega gives practical advice on video content creation for social media It’s a proven fact that social media users prefer to consume content in video formats. Whether you’re a designer, a motion graphics artist, or a digital marketing professional, you may already know that the importance and popularity of videos and GIFs are on the rise. For that reason, it’s important that you know more about the ideal formats for this type of content, and that way you’ll be able to meet your client’s expectations or publish the ideal content for your brand. Graphic designer and motion graphics specialist Yimbo Escárrega (@yimbo8) shares the basic aspects you need to consider when creating a video for social media, such as dimensions, weight, and ideal formats for social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.