Everyday when I create new vector graphics, whether they are characters or just simple elements for a poster or website, I always find that there is a real scarcity of vector "scenes". You know the free stuff like brushes and icons that you can download and put together to present your design? I rarely come
"We Wish You A Whimsy Christmas, We Wish You A Whimsy Christmas, We Wish You A Whimsy Christmas ….. And A Bonky New Year!". No, I am not high on eggnog yet, but I’ve been feeling the annual Christmas spirit slowly creeping into my soul and I have been doodling. For those of you
For the past few days I have been simultaneously working on a project and a tutorial and during the process, I have been required to make a disco ball in Illustrator [Have I mentioned lately how much I enjoy my work!]. So today I am offering all you lovely people a different version of
I have been putting up vector freebies for a while on the blog, but I am very excited to be offering this one today. "Sola" is a gypsy sun and she has a touch of art deco running through her rays. I have been studying gradient mesh in Illustrator and having fun with it. This
Its free vector time again on the LBOI Blog. I have been working on some tutorials and projects recently that involved basic techniques in Illustrator. Playing in Illustrator is getting quite addictive for me, frustrating at times but fun and addictive nevertheless. When I do end up creating something viable that looks like fun,
I was looking for some Bokeh textures recently to be used in a project and came across some beautiful free textures that I had to share. For those who don’t know what Bokeh is, it is originally "boke" and pronounced as bo as in "bore" and ke as in "Kennedy". Having originated in Japan, it
RSS At Sea is a quirky and fun vector icon pack consisting of 7 RSS vector icons. All Aboard the RSS Boat! You can easily spot the RSS Whale while you sip on your cool RSS cocktails, tanning your pale "always behind the desk" bodies under the RSS sun. See the Beach? See that
I have been working on some vectors recently and I have a beautiful Purple Retro Blossom Tree Vector to giveaway today. There is a delicate, almost zen-like quality to this vector tree and I can see it being used in many interesting ways. I love the color palette, devised from my favorite shades of purple.
I have been working on a small project over the weekend and needed to create pretty trees for that. I wanted to make them in Illustrator so I could scale and play around with them easily. Ever since I have downloaded Designfruit’s beautiful pattern set, I have been itching to use it for something unusual.