Adobe Illustrator’s relatively new Puppet Warp feature is a really great simple tool to adjust shapes and lines, especially to pose or…
Ben the Illustrator
Ben O’Brien (aka Ben the Illustrator) has recently been illustrating from the loft studio he shares with his product designer wife on everything from advertising work for GQ, pattern designs for urban cyclewear and packaging designs for Candyland.
He also takes his colourful skills to fabrics which his wife developes into bags, fashion accessories and homewares. This year one of their quirky fabric designs has won a prestigious 3x3 award.
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Tutorials: Create vinyl wall art
Vinyl wall stickers are perfect for stylish front rooms or fun children's bedrooms (depending on the style of art you choose). Here Ben the…
Features: Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 review
Illustrator Ben O'Brien steps away from his desk to discover if Wacom's Cintiq Companion tablet computer is as good as you hope it is.
Follow along as Ben the Illustrator creates a sunny landscape in Adobe's vector software.
Discover how Ben the Illustrator created this amazing artwork that’s lasercut in metal, based on vector pattern designs created in Adobe Illustrator.
How to snap a photo, then use the Kuler app to map its colour scheme – and use the resulting palette to colour an artwork.
Ben the Illustrator shows how to excite new clients with your work
Tutorials: Design for vinyl wall stickers
Ben the Illustrator shows how to prepare artwork for making trendy wall decals