Featured Artist: Zsolt Már #AGmarch2015 Winner

March's Astute Graphics Twitter competition winner is Zsolt Már, as the winner of #AGmarch2015 Zsolt won his design on a mouse mat! Zsolt used Stylism and VectorScribe to create his winning piece and don't forget Stylism has 30% off until the end of April,... read more

Jeff Whetstone talks all things Illustrator and AG Plug-ins!

British make amends for burning of the White House in 1812, share new technology that increases jobs while decreasing depression in American Design And Illustration Community. Greetings My name is Jeff Whetstone, a creative director, designer and illustrator from... read more

Featured Artist: Doc Reed #AGjanuary2015 Winner

January's Astute Graphics Twitter competition winner was Doc Reed, as the winner of #AGjanuary2015 Doc has won his design on a mug so he can think of us every time he hits the caffeine! Doc is a designer and illustrator with over 12 years experience in... read more

Sean Ferguson shows off Phantasm!

Sean Ferguson is an illustrator, designer and animator living in Oklahoma City. More importantly he's one of AG's besties and has written a perfect Blog post for us, enjoy! Hello fellow vectorologists! This month Phantasm is on sale and I wanted to contribute... read more

Featured Artist – Ben Morris using Phantasm

When Ben Morris, freelance illustrator based in Edinburgh – UK, contacted Astute Graphics letting us know that he's used Phantasm to create art work in a book set to be published by the BBC we got excited. As Phantasm is our product of the month for February... read more

Featured Artist: Josh Cleland #AGnovember2014 Winner

Last month's Twitter competition winner is Josh Cleland, as the winner of #AGnovember2014 Josh has won a premium poster with his wonderful winter scene design on. Keep reading to see how Josh used our plug-ins and the inspiration for creating his artwork in his... read more

Featured Artist: Liam Brazier #AGoctober2014 Winner

This month's Twitter competition winner is Liam Brazier, as the winner of #AGoctober2014 Liam has won a premium poster with his epic design on. Keep reading to see how Liam used our plug-ins and the inspiration for creating his artwork in his own words!  For years... read more

Featured Artist Example Artwork WS2 – Carlos Garro

Carlos Garro not only kindly agreed to produce some awesome artwork for our WidthScribe2 release but also to write this article so we could share the process and inspiration for his two great pieces! Unlimited possibilities of creation Once again, Astute Graphics... read more

Featured Artist Example Artwork WS2 – Sean Ferguson

A big thank you to Sean Ferguson (long time Astute Graphics' friend) for producing some awesome artwork for our WidthScribe2 release and for writing this piece so we can all have a glimpse into his design mind! If I had to give you an inspiration for this piece, I... read more

Dacosta! Demonstrates DynamicSketch!

Artist Dacosta! uses a Cintiq 22 to demonstrate our DynamicSketch plug-in in Adobe Illustrator at Siggraph 2014. See how DynamicSketch allows users to repeat brush strokes, edit and trim shapes, form instant circles, and join... read more

Example Artwork for WidthScribe2 – Pollo Loco

WidthScribe2 testing by our Astute Graphics friends has produced some amazing designs. We just love these two from Carlos Garro, amazing colours and effects to create two master pieces! You can download the artwork here. Look out for a special blog post article from... read more

Example Artwork for WidthScribe2 – Grapes & David

These images were produced by own very own Iaroslav Lazunov, King of the tutorials! This is what he came up with when experimenting with the new WidthScribe2. You can download it here at the bottom of the page. The above image is based on artwork by Arte Mariani. More... read more

Example Artwork for WidthScribe2 – Vleck Bottle & Coins

We never anticipated the response to WidthScribe2 testing by our Astute Graphics friends to deliver such gorgeous results. This image was produced by Frens Veldstra, designer from Rotterdam, and is possibly the most elegant & sophisticated piece of artwork ever!... read more

Example Artwork for WidthScribe2 – Vector Hoodoo

Have you ever wondered what Sean Ferguson produces when given a new Astute Graphics plug-in to play around with? Especially when that plug-in is the awesome new WidthScribe2. You don't need to wonder any more and you can download it here! Sean's Vector-Hoodoo... read more

Featured Artist: Rocky Bergen #AGseptember2014 Winner

This month's Astute Graphics Twitter competition winner is Rocky Bergen. As the winner of #AGseptember2014, Rocky has won a unique mug with his awesome design on, printed and produced by Imprint Revolution. Keep reading to see how Rocky used our plug-ins and the... read more

Featured Artist: Eduardo Martinez #AGaugust2014 Winner

Our Twitter competition is gathering momentum nicely! This month's winner is Eduardo Martinez. As the winner of #AGaugust2014, Eduardo has won a unique mug with his awesome design on, printed and produced by Imprint Revolution. Keep reading to see how Eduardo... read more

Featured Artist: Rob Holmes #AGjuly2014 Winner

Last month we saw our first ever Twitter competition winner, John Harman, receive a one-off t-shirt printed with his winning entry. This month, we've welcomed many more entries and can congratulate Rob Holmes on his winning design. As the winner of #AGjuly2014,... read more

The Artwork of Daryl Boothe

Here at Astute Graphics we aim to create intuitive tools for digital artists. When we see such amazing artwork created with the aid of our tools it inspires us to push the boundaries of digital design even further. Below is an example of how Daryl Boothe uses Phantasm... read more

The Anatomy of an Adobe Illustrator Medical Illustration

I have been using Adobe Illustrator since it was called “Illustrator 88”, because back when I started it was 1988(!). Since then I have created general, technical, and medical illustrations for editorials, brochures, packaging, toys, watches, posters, trade show... read more

Featured Artist: John Harman #AGjune2014 Winner!

Astute Graphics' Twitter competition #AGjune2014 is the first in a monthly competition that allows designers to really show off what they are currently creating while using our plug-ins. The winner of the June competition, John Harman, won an exclusive one-off... read more

The Artwork of Sean Kane

Sean Kane tells us how he incorporates VectorScribe into his workflow to achieve some great designs. Explore one of the many possibilities that come from combining Astute Graphics' plug-ins with Illustrator. Sean is a freelance Graphic Designer based in Adelaide,... read more

Featured Artist – Dacosta! Master of the Machines

When you think of robots, what names come to mind? R2-D2 and C-3PO? Wall-E? Crow and Tom Servo? Megatron and Optimus Prime? One name you definitely should think of is Dacosta. Actually, Dacosta isn't a robot. He's a Vancouver-based evangelist for Wacom, and... read more

The artwork of Aaron Scamihorn

It is always wonderful to hear from our customers, especially when we are presented with such fantastic examples of our plug-ins being used to their greatest potential in the real world of design. Aaron Scamihorn from Ronlewhorn Industries uses Phantasm to aid in his... read more

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