How to Create Filled-line Avatars with Scott Lewis

How to Create Filled-line Avatars Drawing faces in a simplified, iconic style can be challenging because typically icons use fewer details and do not use the tonal values that give the illusion of three dimensions. In this tutorial I will share my technique for... read more

Guest Blog – Valerya Aranovich

Today we have a guest blog from Valerya Aranovic, who tells us about her passion for design and why she loves to use Astute Graphics plug-ins in the creative process.   Hi! My name is Valerya Aranovich and I'm 24 years old. I started drawing at an early age... read more

Astute Graphics Plug-ins Workflow by Mark Oliver

Mark Oliver is an Award winning Illustrator and full time professional artist based in Worthing, UK. His recent work for the Smart Car campaign (among others) has benefitted from the use of our plug-ins, and here Mark talks us through a brief workflow to explain how... read more

AG Plug-ins Workflow Tutorial by Mathieu Persan

We had a chat this week with Illustrator Mathieu Persan, he shared some secrets of his creative workflow with us and explained how our plug-ins fit in to this. Mathieu says "Astute Graphics plug-ins have been a part of my workflow for 3 years now and I couldn’t... read more

Texturino Workflow Tutorial by Charlie O’Brien

The latest photo art from Charlie O'Brien recently caught our eye and we were interested to learn that these images were created with some help from Texturino. The result is very effective and rather unique in all the examples that we have seen of Texturino to... read more

Want to be a Featured Artist?

  With 20k + followers on social media and an impressive mailing list, we would love to showcase the work of our oh so talented customers! Not only will your work be viewed by thousands of other creatives, but it will also help newbies to understand how plug-ins... read more

Using VectorScribe to show the way – by VisualMeaning

It's always great to receive feedback from designers as to how they make use of Astute Graphics' tools. So when we heard from Mark Nicoll at VisualMeaning, we just had to ask for a bigger glimpse into how they get the most from VectorScribe… At Visual... read more

Carlos Garro: Geckos

When I started analysing the possibilities of what I could create with the new Texturino, I decide to take a risk and illustrate something that did not look "vector" at all. The source of inspiration came in December when I was doing a back up of my old... read more

Featured Artist: Chris Coffin

Chris Coffin is a 24-year-old Freelance graphic & web designer. Born and raised in Montreal, he graduated with a college degree in Graphic Design in 2012, and has worked in the industry for over 5 years. He has an incredibly creative & artistic mind, with a... read more

Featured Artist: Texturino Sea Horse by Liz Anderson

Liz Anderson is a designer and illustrator based in Atlanta, GA who loves learning new things just as much as a good rhubarb pie! Visit her at: Below Liz talks about her experimentation with the new texture plug-in – Texturino.  I am always... read more

Featured Artist: Charlie O’Brien

Charlie O’Brien is a retired Canadian radio announcer/presenter who has always loved photography. He has also done a range of graphic work including website design. Most recently he has focused on digital photoartistry utilizing Photoshop and Illustrator. His work has... read more

Featured Artist: Irving Fuentes

My name is Irving Fuentes and I’m a graphic designer from Mexico. I love all Astute Graphics products and I have been using them since the release of the first version of VectorScribe . I tried Stipplism in the moment it was released and decided to participate in the... read more

New Von Glitschka Book out Now – Vector Basics

In the second edition of this popular guide, respected illustrator, teacher, and speaker, Von Glitschka shares his systematic method for creating precise, well-crafted vector artwork using the latest software tools. This fun and informative book has been expanded to... read more

Featured Artist: Maria Alejandra Hong using Stipplism

With Stipplism's release comes awesome artwork to show off what you can achieve with this amazing new plug-in. Maria Alejandra Hong sent in her artwork produced with Stipplism and we loved it so much it has become one of the official Stipplism example artworks!... read more

How to draw a Celtic Knot (Part II) by Carlos Garro

Today we will create a figure inspired by the Celtic Knots. For the example we will repeat a module 10 times and make its parts interleave. 1- Start We start with a 12 x 12 cm document, CMYK mode. Horizontal and vertical center guides was placed. With DynamicShapes (A... read more

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