Directory of tools and resources for illustrators
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Color generator using Google’s image search.
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.
Generate color palettes online.
Simple and powerful rigging plugin for After Effects.
Organize your texts and notes.
Hiroyuki Sato Scripts
Useful set of scripts for Adobe Illustrator.
Clip Studio Paint
Drawing software formerly known as Manga Studio.
A personal task manager.
A simple vector drawing application.
Rough Pack Brushes
A rough edge vector brush pack for Adobe Illustrator by Wijtze Valkema.
Manage your projects and track your work.
Find the international standards for paper sizes.
Transform your handwriting or calligraphy into a font.
The grids and guides panel for Photoshop and Illustrator.
Joe Lillington Brushes
Natural media brushes for Procreate.
Flatten Pro & MultiFill
Photoshop Plugin to save time when flatting.
Schedule your posts in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Transfer shapes between Illustrator and After Effects.
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.
The universal eye dropper tool for Mac.
Precisely create and edit color palettes.
Beautiful and flexible writing app Mac and iOS.
A user-friendly and powerful spreadsheet app.
Open collection of beautiful color palettes.
Save anything from around the web. All in one bookmark manager.
Smart lossy compression of .png and .jpg images for the web.
One of the most popular vector drawing apps.
Create a fully customizable portfolio.
One of the most popular drawing apps.
Vector-based design tool for Mac with a focus on screen design.
Visually plan and schedule Instagram posts.
Generate colors based on lighting and pigment.
Powerful and advanced 3D graphics software.
Professional graphic design software.
Free and powerful open source painting app.
Alex Dukal Brushes
High quality brushes for Photoshop.
Organize your freelance business.
Beautiful and simple UI for generating web gradients.
Vector graphic app for iOS and Android.
A flexible and smart calculator.
Simple log and time-tracking system.
English grammar, spelling, and punctuation checker.
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.
Paper by FiftyThree
Immersive sketching app for iOS.
Free and powerful vector graphics software.
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.
A simple but powerful desktop app for creating invoices.
A unified & collaborative workspace.
Fonts In Use
A searchable archive of images, indexed by typeface, format, and industry.
Hassle-free time tracking.
A to-do list and task list app.
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.
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.
A game to help you master the pen tool.
Drawing software for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android.
Tip Top Brushes
Versatile and Professional brushes for Procreate.
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?
Turn your iPad into a graphics tablet.
Procreate Lettering Brushes
14 professional lettering brushes for Procreate by Ryan Hamrick.
Creatie and time-saving plugins for Adobe Illustrator.
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?
Messaging app and digital workspace to power up your team.
Organize and prioritize your projects.
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.
A powerful digital illustration app for iPad.
Kyle T. Webster Brushes
Over 1,000 free professional brushes for Photoshop.
Free business software for freelancers & studios.
Contracts, time tracking, invoicing & payments for freelancers.
Textures and brushes for Photoshop, Illustrator and Procreate.