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