Directory of tools and resources for illustrators
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Color generator using Google’s image search.
Create a fully customizable portfolio.
Schedule your posts in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
A unified & collaborative workspace.
Free and powerful open source painting app.
Precisely create and edit color palettes.
Simple and powerful rigging plugin for After Effects.
Generate colors based on lighting and pigment.
Procreate Lettering Brushes
14 professional lettering brushes for Procreate by Ryan Hamrick.
A flexible and smart calculator.
Joe Lillington Brushes
Natural media brushes for Procreate.
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.
Free business software for freelancers & studios.
Fonts In Use
A searchable archive of images, indexed by typeface, format, and industry.
Simple log and time-tracking system.
Transfer shapes between Illustrator and After Effects.
A powerful digital illustration app for iPad.
Rough Pack Brushes
A rough edge vector brush pack for Adobe Illustrator by Wijtze Valkema.
Hassle-free time tracking.
The universal eye dropper tool for Mac.
Manage your projects and track your work.
Visually plan and schedule Instagram posts.
Open collection of beautiful color palettes.
Paper by FiftyThree
Immersive sketching app for iOS.
Tip Top Brushes
Versatile and Professional brushes for Procreate.
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.
Free and powerful vector graphics software.
Drawing software for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android.
The grids and guides panel for Photoshop and Illustrator.
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.
A user-friendly and powerful spreadsheet app.
Beautiful and flexible writing app Mac and iOS.
A personal task manager.
A simple vector drawing application.
Contracts, time tracking, invoicing & payments for freelancers.
A simple but powerful desktop app for creating invoices.
One of the most popular vector drawing apps.
Save anything from around the web. All in one bookmark manager.
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.
Vector graphic app for iOS and Android.
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.
Hiroyuki Sato Scripts
Useful set of scripts for Adobe Illustrator.
Smart lossy compression of .png and .jpg images for the web.
Powerful and advanced 3D graphics software.
Organize your texts and notes.
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.
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.
Transform your handwriting or calligraphy into a font.
English grammar, spelling, and punctuation checker.
Find the international standards for paper sizes.
Professional graphic design software.
Clip Studio Paint
Drawing software formerly known as Manga Studio.
A game to help you master the pen tool.
Organize and prioritize your projects.
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-based design tool for Mac with a focus on screen design.
Turn your iPad into a graphics tablet.
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?
A to-do list and task list app.
Flatten Pro & MultiFill
Photoshop Plugin to save time when flatting.
Alex Dukal Brushes
High quality brushes for Photoshop.
One of the most popular drawing apps.
Textures and brushes for Photoshop, Illustrator and Procreate.
Generate color palettes online.
Organize your freelance business.
Messaging app and digital workspace to power up your team.