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