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