Martin Malchev
Martin Malchev is an illustrator and designer from Bulgaria. Most of his artistic efforts are dedicated to the microstock industry. One of the many places his works can be seen is Envatos' -
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Creating Vector Halftones in Corel DrawPreview
    Halftone dots look fantastic in comic illustrations and graphic design. In today's Quick Tip you will learn some techniques on how to use vector halftones in your work, and some great tips for both Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. Let's Begin! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Microstock Illustrations with Corel Draw, Tricks and TipsPreview
    With the vector software Corel Draw you are able to draw everything you can imagine. However, if you are using it to create illustrations for the microstock agencies - there are some issues that you must take into consideration. The problem comes with the industry requirement to provide an EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) file, which is mandatory for almost all agencies. See, EPS is Adobe standard and Corel developers don't like Adobe standards very much. And because they did a poor job with it - you will have to save your EPS 8 files from Illustrator. See how here: Quick Tip: Saving Files from Corel Draw for Microstock Agencies What's interesting is that even Adobe developers say that the EPS format has no future, and they prefer to concentrate their efforts on the AI and PDF file types. Nevertheless, for one reason or the other - the microstock industry loves it, and we must accept this, no matter which vector software we are using. By the way, to make things even more complicated, agencies now accept EPS 8 and EPS 10. But for now let's concentrate on EPS 8.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Saving Files from Corel Draw for Microstock AgenciesPrev
    Today's Quick Tip aims to assist the minority of illustrators using Corel Draw for creating mickrostock vectors. You will learn the best way to save Adobe compatible files from Corel and how to organize and export images for the major stock agencies. Let's get started!Read More…