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