Free Vector of the Day #529: Ornate Butterfly

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Today’s freebie is an ornate butterfly. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!

Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – February 2014

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You are probably no stranger to Adobe’s marvelous design suite. Illustrator and Photoshop have been helping designers create great designs for a long time now, and it is no secret why this is the case. Both programs offer the user a stunning array of effect and tools to help them work, so as to create the images that they have in their heads. Another thing that is not a secret is just how difficult it is to use the programs at their full potential.

Free Vector of the Day #528: Calligraphic Ornament

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Today’s freebie is a calligraphic ornament. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!

The 11 Most Popular Discount Websites for Web Design Resources

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Web designers, like any artists, require tools and materials so that they can create their works. But, since we are just getting out of a recession, your budget probably still isn’t what it was a few years ago, and web design resources are not getting any cheaper. As a web designer, you are probably always on the look out for big discounts and excellent deals so you can stock up on all the things you need, without having to burn too much money.

Free Vector of the Day #525: Floral Ornament

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Today’s freebie is a floral ornament. Feel free to use it in commercial and non-commercial projects, personal websites and printed work, as long as it’s a part of a larger design. Please do not sell it, redistribute it yourself, claim it as your own or give it as a bonus item to boost sales for your own products. Download it now!

Freelancer’s Legal Resources: 6 Unspoken Tips & Tricks

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Whether you’re a writer or just someone who makes vector packs for a living, being a freelancer is a tough job. It’s definitely harder to work freelance than in a company. When you work in a company, you work for someone else, and it’s not your job to worry about getting clients or dealing with legal details – it’s that persons’ who you’re working for. When you work freelance, not only do you not get a steady paycheck every month, but you have to start finding clients, you have to start dealing with those clients personally .

Artist of the Week: Pop Culture Illustrations by Amy Blue

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Culture is a kind of information, and in an age where information is made readily available by way of mass-media and the internet, we have seen the rise of a new kind of culture, namely pop culture. There are many definitions of pop culture, but one thing that is certain is that the term “pop culture” is derived from “popular culture”, first coined in the 19th century, and used to describe the education and level of culture of the so-called lower classes. It was, basically, the exact opposite of the “official culture” of the dominant classes.