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illustrator Challenge

I have set myself a target of creating 90 illustrations in 15 days ... i am not quite sure if i will accomplish it you can read about it right hereMy Blog continue reading

tutorials of illustrator

I have update my blog with few tutorials in illustrator check them out and drop a note if you like anything !Tutorials @ AiVault continue reading

Life with a Cause

We all live a life , we live and we will die question is what we will we be leaving behind.I dont want to be one of many stock artists / designers / illustrators/ mom / wife / woman / a person / a humanwho lived and went . There fore i am putting a cause to my life with all my heart , i want to give that satisfaction of doing something that changed a life , i want to live another day with a cause! I have started this little project of mine where i will be distributing books to children in need... continue reading

Illustration submission (starters Handbook)

Starting up with illustrations to earn money is such an exciting thought . But when you first get started problems start to hit you hard , if you are an expert in illustrator be happy about it and promptly respond to rejections and within one or two rejections you are on your way....here are some possible issues and possible solutions .FormatWhich formats are accepted?weather you are working with illustrator 8--CS3 or any while submitting what matters is to submit an EPS illustrator 8 file... continue reading

Ready for christmas!

Here we are christmas in uproaching , banners and magazine , greetings and brochures , working on artwork.Though i am a muslim , but i wont sit back and let others only enjoy a spiritful and joyful event , so i rolled up my sleved and got my portfolio ready for it Are you ready?my latest aditions continue reading

Useful photoshop shortcuts Part 3 ( Edit)

Edit ===========================Alt+EClear (selection) ---------------------------Delete / BackspaceColor Settings ------------------------------Ctrl+Shift+KCopy ----------------------------------------Ctrl+CCut ------------------------------------------Ctrl+XDuplicate Free Transform ------------------Ctrl+Alt+TFree Transform -----------------------------Ctrl+TTransform Again ----------------------------Ctrl+Shift+TKeyboard Shortcuts -------------------------Alt+Shift+Ctrl+KMenus... continue reading

Useful Photoshop shortcuts Part 2 ( Tools)

Path / Direct Selection Tool -----------------------------ABrush / Pencil / Color Replacement Tool----------------BCrop Tool -------------------------------------------------CDefault Colors --------------------------------------------DEraser Tool -----------------------------------------------ECycle Screen Modes------------------------------------- FGradient / Paint Bucket Tool ---------------------------GHand Tool -----------------------------------------------HEyedropper / Sampler... continue reading

Useful photoshop shortcuts PART 1

while using photoshop if you are using short cuts it not only speeds up your work process , but leaves you to concentrate more on your work.Here is a list of exceptionally useful shortcuts for using photoshop that might come handy for you.These are the standard/usual Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts we will hopefully move in second part with more advance levelsF (Toggle view) — This command lets you toggle your view area with or without tools or windowsCtrl + S (Save your work!) — This... continue reading

Keep yourself updated!

Has anyone else also noticed a considerable, not much but noticeable increase in sales on Dreamstime.is it only me or you fellow photographers as well?since i uploaded this image of Ramadan Greeting on the Arrival of holy month of Ramadan, my sales have finally moved forward.Maybe this image brings me forward into the searches and then people decide to buy something else from my gallery.So i would suggest from my experience to keep your uploads coinciding with the current events and trends... continue reading

How to make funky backgrounds

Ever wonder how to make those illustrative swirly backgrounds once you get a hang of the idea you really enjoy making them and you eventually become a swirl factory why? cause they are so easy than it seems!!!for example the background in the image can be achieved with the help of following tutorial the tutorial also links to the source file you can use and download!how to make funky backgrounds continue reading

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