13 Halloween Illustrator tutorials

13 Halloween Illustrator tutorialsHalloween is an especially creative holiday, face paint, costumes and trick-or-treating, who could ask for more? But even if you’re spending a quiet night in you can still get into the All Hallows’ Eve spirit by knocking up something imaginative in Illustrator. Whether it’s a putrid pumpkin or a creepy castle, there are countless tutorials out there to whet your appetite. To save you a bit of time, because you’re probably stocking up on tasty titbits for all your ghoulish guests, I have created a round-up of 13 of the best Halloween Illustrator tutorials from 2014.

Create a Boo style ghost in Illustrator

Create a Boo style ghost in IllustratorHalloween, the time of year when we celebrate everything associated with ghosts and ghouls. We are all familiar with some of the more iconic ghosts out there, Slimer from Ghostbusters, Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde from Pacman and who could forget Casper the friendly ghost? But today I am going to focus on a ghost that you may recognise from playing the Mario games, Boo. We are going to learn how to create our very own Boo style ghost in Illustrator.

Free Halloween vector ghost icons

Free Halloween vector ghost iconsHalloween is the perfect time of year for designers to have a little fun creating everything from the wonderfully weird to the spectacularly spooky. I am no exception to this rule and have created some free Halloween vector ghost icons as a little treat for all of you to download and use in your projects.

Create a Cactuar style character in Illustrator

Create a Final Fantasy Cactuar style character in IllustratorIf you’re anything like me you would have dedicated a portion of your misspent youth to video games. One of my favourite series was Final Fantasy, with its iconic characters, side games and summons, I happily whiled away the hours battling enemies and trying to defeat bosses. With so many Final Fantasy games throughout the years there have been countless characters, but one that has always remained in my memories is Cactuar, that adorable cacti-like creature. So, in homage to my childhood I have decided to write a tutorial on how to create a Cactuar style character in Illustrator.

15 Free PSD Poster Mockups

15 Free PSD Poster MockupsSo, you’ve just finished another fantastic poster design and are eager to show it off to the world? Professional printing can be costly, but luckily there is another solution to simulating that fresh off the printer look: PSD mockups. This week I have created a round up of 15 of the best free PSD mockup templates from around the web, so you can showcase your designs without it costing you a penny.