Chris Spooner
Chris is a web designer, logo designer and vector illustrator. Find Chris's portfolio and blog at SpoonGraphics.
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  • Design & Illustration
    60 Gorgeous Vector Business CardsPreview day19
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    The mini-canvas of the business card doesn't leave much space to play with, but designers are constantly pushing the creative boundaries in their business card designs. Check out this collection of 60 gorgeous examples of great business card designs, all constructed with vibrant and crisp vector artwork.Read More…
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    Animate a Logo in FlashPurple logo
    With web and multimedia design there is the opportunity to add a little fun and creativity to your logo by creating a simple animation effect. Obviously this process isn't limited to just your logo; animating an element can help draw attention to a particular object or area of a webpage or digital presentation.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing TechniquesPreview
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    The traditional form of drawing and sketching is a highly sought after skill. Develop your personal drawing abilities by following this collection of 40 great tutorials on advanced drawing techniques, including general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art and some methods for transforming your creations into digital format.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50 Insanely Good Vector-based Web DesignsPreview
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    Implementing bright and crisp vector graphics into your web designs can really add some visual kick. This collection of 50 insanely good vector-based web designs showcases the best examples of vector use including landscapes illustrations, abstract collages and character/mascot designs. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    10 Tips for Effective Icon DesignIcon prev
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    Translating the 'iconic' features of an object into something that is metaphorically meaningful and instantly recognizable is no easy task -- particularly when the design needs to be as effective at 48x48 pixels as it is at 256x256! A memorable and functional icon is beautiful, iconic, meaningful and functional. Here are ten wise tips on how to create outstanding icons.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    20 Weird Logos That Work (and Why They Do)Weirdlogos prev
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    Logos are everywhere. Because of this, only a few can rise among the noise -- and often it's the more unique logos that are most memorable. Sometimes to be unique, you've also got to be weird. In this post, we showcase twenty lovably strange logos that work.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Ultra-skilled Speed Drawing VideosSpeed draw prev
    Speed-drawing videos are like a shot of adrenaline, with hours of creative brilliance packed into just a few minutes--sometimes a matter of seconds. Here we've collected 40 of the most awesome and skilled speed-drawing videos on the web.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    60 Free Vector Icon Packs for Design ProfessionalsIcons prev
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    Vector icons are a dime a dozen, but how many would you actually use in professional work--or personal work you want to look professional? A very small percent, most likely. That's why we've assembled the cream of the crop here, featuring only icon packs that are superbly good, yet completely free.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    10 Lessons From Comic-book Illustration LegendsLegendsprev
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    Vector art and comics are a match made in heaven. Because of this, it's no surprise that many vector illustrators would love to illustrate their own comic or graphic novel one day. To help you reach this goal, here are 10 priceless comic-book illustration lessons from a star-studded group of industry legends.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    60 Free Vector Graphics for Digital Art ProsVectorprev
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    There's plenty of free vector art out there, but most of it shouldn't be seen in public, let alone on your latest digital art masterpiece. Here are 60 completely free vector graphics that even the professionals use. They really should cost money, but we're not complaining!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    10 Principles of the Logo Design MastersLogomas prev
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    The veterans of the logo design industry have achieved their success for a reason. Sure, it's partially due to the years of practice, blood, sweat, tears and inky fingers. But mainly, it's because they stuck to the ten solid-gold principles of world class logo design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Rough, Hand Drawn Illustrated SneakersPreview
    File Type: Vector EPSLicense: Attribution (Creative Commons)Read More…