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    Quick Tip: What The Heck Is A Hex Value Anyway?Thumb
    In today's Quick Tip Adam Everett Miller, Editor over at our sister site Aetuts+ will briefly explain the history of and logic behind a color's hex value. Enjoy!Read More…
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    Working in a Collaborative Group EnvironmentPreview
    As a professional designer for five years, I have learned a few things about the industry, but none are as important as the following: Understanding how to work within collaborative groups is absolutely essential to creating great work, and advancing your career. Group dynamics obviously depend on the type of place you work at. I have now tried both sides of the spectrum (in-house and agency) and while they are totally different, the concept of working within groups is still relevant. Today, I will be sharing a collaborative project that we have recently completed at my current place of employment, Huffy Bicycles.Read More…
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    What Should Be In Every Designer's Portfolio (but probably isn't)Thumb
    In this article, Harrison Ambs shares his thoughts on the pitfalls involved with being a designer, 3D or otherwise, and gives some excellent advice on making your portfolio stand out from the crowd. A must-read for anyone looking to make a living from their love of design.Read More…
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    Creative Illustrative Lettering Challenge - Part 2Preview
    This session we proposed a challenge to two illustrators. We asked each of them to take our own "tuts+" brand name and illustrate it with a creative lettering solution. Learn how each of them went about solving this, and the concepts they worked with to bring about the final work. In this Part 2 of this challenge, we'll look at Jacob Bian's solution and how he uses figures, motion and depth within a 3D scene, to transform this brief into a creative work of art.Read More…
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    Anatomy & Drawing Books by Andrew LoomisLoomis 200
    Four scanned books by the legendary Andrew Loomis, now in the public domain. Includes 'Creative Illustration', 'Figure Drawing for All It's Worth', 'Drawing the Head and Hands' and 'Successful Drawing'. File type: .JPG License: Royalty freeRead More…
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