Directory of tools and resources for illustrators
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Color generator using Google’s image search.
Professional graphic design software.
The grids and guides panel for Photoshop and Illustrator.
Free and powerful vector graphics software.
A simple vector drawing application.
Messaging app and digital workspace to power up your team.
Textures and brushes for Photoshop, Illustrator and Procreate.
Organize your texts and notes.
Simple log and time-tracking system.
A game to help you master the pen tool.
A user-friendly and powerful spreadsheet app.
Hassle-free time tracking.
Save anything from around the web. All in one bookmark manager.
Precisely create and edit color palettes.
For any negotiation, you’ll benefit from having the right frame of mind, the right manner, a few practical techniques and knowledge of the issues in different sectors of the market.
Simple and powerful rigging plugin for After Effects.
Open collection of beautiful color palettes.
A personal task manager.
A to-do list and task list app.
Transform your handwriting or calligraphy into a font.
English grammar, spelling, and punctuation checker.
Schedule your posts in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Paper by FiftyThree
Immersive sketching app for iOS.
Powerful and advanced 3D graphics software.
A unified & collaborative workspace.
Transfer shapes between Illustrator and After Effects.
How to submit work to an illustration agency
Illustration agencies receive sometimes hundreds of submissions a week, so how do you stand out? How do you guarantee your work will be seen by the right people? And what is the best way to submit work?
How to get an illustration agent
As a creative, there will probably come a time in your career when you ask yourself, 'Should I get an agent?' It's a question that's more complicated than you may think.
Drawing software for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android.
Tip Top Brushes
Versatile and Professional brushes for Procreate.
A flexible and smart calculator.
Beautiful and flexible writing app Mac and iOS.
One of the most popular drawing apps.
A powerful digital illustration app for iPad.
Fonts In Use
A searchable archive of images, indexed by typeface, format, and industry.
Contracts, time tracking, invoicing & payments for freelancers.
A simple but powerful desktop app for creating invoices.
Portfolios Written in Third Person?
Is there a reason for writing bios as if someone else wrote them for us? Is one way better than the other? Does it matter at all?
One of the most popular vector drawing apps.
Alex Dukal Brushes
High quality brushes for Photoshop.
Visually plan and schedule Instagram posts.
Create a fully customizable portfolio.
Turn your iPad into a graphics tablet.
Rough Pack Brushes
A rough edge vector brush pack for Adobe Illustrator by Wijtze Valkema.
Hiroyuki Sato Scripts
Useful set of scripts for Adobe Illustrator.
Procreate Lettering Brushes
14 professional lettering brushes for Procreate by Ryan Hamrick.
Generate color palettes online.
10 Ways to Develop Your Drawing Style
How to draw with more personality or style? What constitutes "more personality" or "better style" is a bit unclear to me. But here are some pointers that might help.
Creatie and time-saving plugins for Adobe Illustrator.
Beautiful and simple UI for generating web gradients.
Kyle T. Webster Brushes
Over 1,000 free professional brushes for Photoshop.
Clip Studio Paint
Drawing software formerly known as Manga Studio.
Free and powerful open source painting app.
Organize your freelance business.
Vector-based design tool for Mac with a focus on screen design.
Organize and prioritize your projects.
Smart lossy compression of .png and .jpg images for the web.
Joe Lillington Brushes
Natural media brushes for Procreate.
Manage your projects and track your work.
Human Anatomy Fundamentals
Series about learning how to draw the human body and all its variations. Learn the utter basics on proportions of the body, to the face, the limitations and more.
The universal eye dropper tool for Mac.
Free business software for freelancers & studios.
Generate colors based on lighting and pigment.
Book Royalty Rates for Illustrators
Congratulations, you got your first book deal! Now you’re probably wondering, “What royalties will I be getting?” Well, it varies. Let’s break down some areas.
Vector graphic app for iOS and Android.
Using Adobe Illustrator
A year after switching from Photoshop to Illustrator for creating illustrations, I have established a solid workflow, and I’m sharing my process and tips here.
Find the international standards for paper sizes.
The Dark Art of Pricing
You can learn a lot of the business end of design and illustration by trial and error and reading articles and books, but one thing that is seemingly impossible to get a grasp on is pricing.
Flatten Pro & MultiFill
Photoshop Plugin to save time when flatting.