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17 Blogs for mastering Photoshop and Illustrator

When it comes to learning Photoshop or Illustrator or even maybe looking to just refine your skills. It can be a very daunting task knowing where the best place to start. This blog post is a collection of very best design blogs for honing your Photoshop and Illustrator skills. These blogs will each teach you great skills and tricks whether your a complete novice or a long time user. You’ll guaranteed to learn some new skills, and progress your design knowledge by following each one of these design blogs.

This is a great list of some brilliant design blogs please do leave in the comments any blogs we may have missed from this list.

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1. Create

On Create, you’ll be inspired by people pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and you’ll find how-to’s and giveaways that let you push your own boundaries. Think of Create as Adobe’s lens on creative culture and opportunity.

2. Creative Market

Creative Market is the world’s marketplace for design. Bring your creative projects to life with ready-to-use design assets from independent creators around the world.


3. VforVectors

VforVectors is a website dedicated mainly to Adobe Illustrator. Here you can learn  techniques and effects on how to make various types of vector graphics. Whether you’re an experienced illustrator, or a begginer, VforVectors can help you. 

4. Vectorgraphit

6. Text Tuts

The tutorials presented here aim to explain how to achieve some awesome text effects, using a variety of techniques and Photoshop elements, such as Layer Styles, Filters, Shapes, Brushes, etc.. The tips introduced can be used in many ways and not only for creating the text effects.text-tuts

7. Vectips


8. PSD Vault

In operation since 2008, PSD Vault ( is a blog that focuses on providing high quality, step-by-step Photoshop tutorials to all Photoshop lovers and hobbyists around the world.psd-vault

9. Gomedia

Go Media believes in creating remarkable design experiences. You will go beyond the boundaries of technology to create provocative artwork & marketing that people will notice.You are not a traditional ad agency. Our clients trust us to deliver inspired creativity unique to them, personal service, clarity of what to expect and certainty in what it will cost. The design community relies on us to blaze new trails, provide inspiration and break rules if we have to. You strive to create bold, impactful and authentic work, each with its own wow factor. go-media

10. Vector clove

A great blog for learning some great illustrator effects.vector-cove

11. Blog Spoon Graphics

The aim is to help you create cool designs by sharing tutorials, resources and inspiration.


12. Digital Arts Online

Digital Arts addresses the needs of those within the exploding digital media market by providing relevant and forward thinking content, and by consistently running more exclusive reviews and features than any other website in the

13. Photoshop Star

Step by step free Photoshop tutorials for any skill level.photoshopstar

14. Design tuts plus

Browse thousands of free tutorials to help you learn and expand your graphic design and illustration skills.tutsplus

15. Photoshop Lady

Photoshop Lady aims to collect the best and free photoshop tutorials around the internet. All of the high quality photoshop tutorials are categorized into 3D Effect, Abstract Effect, Drawing Effect, Photo Effect, Text Effect, Texture & Patterns and User Interface Design.photoshop-lady

16. Abduzeedo

Abduzeedo a great source for inspirations, which consistently produces great Photoshop and illustrator tutorials. abduzeedo

17. Vector Diary

Vector Diary is a popular blog offering great illustrator tutorials and tips. It was created by Tony Soh, a graphic designer, who has great passion in illustration. Tony has written one of the most popular tutorial to learn illustrator and has helped more than 20,000 people. On top of that, his tutorials and tips has helped designers improve their illustration skills and have received great feedback. vector-diary

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  1. I always love to work with Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Illustrator is used to creating a variety of digital and printed images, including cartoons, charts, diagrams, graphs, logos, and illustrations. Illustrator allows a user to import a photograph and use it as a guide to trace an object in the photograph. Anyway, Nice blog. Thanks for sharing this blog with us.

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