Sharon Milne
Sharon Milne aka ChewedKandi is an Illustrator and Author specialising in vector art. She's from Northumberland in the United Kingdom. She's also our Design & Illustration Editor here on Tuts+. You can check out her website portfolio by going to and keep up to date via her Facebook page. Find her on Behance.
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Advanced Frozen Vector Portrait in Adobe IllustratorFrozenpreview
    If you've recently seen the Disney movie Frozen, you may enjoy this advanced vector portrait tutorial even more! This tutorial shows you how I started with a stock image and worked my way up to creating this Frozen inspired portrait in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design & Illustration is Looking For New Instructors!Writeforus
    Here on Tuts+, we're always looking for unique and talented instructors to create quality content for our demanding readers. If you feel you fit the bill and want to be paid for your knowledge, then read further.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Fun Kaleidoscope Effect in Adobe IllustratorPreview
    In the following tutorial, you'll learn how to create a fun kaleidoscope effect and a quick stain glass shape using the Appearance panel in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
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    Vector Battle: Round One - Diamonds (Game Over)Post2 preview
    Over the past week, we started our first Vector Battle here on Tuts+. Two regular Instructors went head to head using the same concept... diamonds. Let's find out who won.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vector Battle: Round One - Diamonds (Start)Post2 preview
    Welcome to the first Vector Battle on Tuts+. Two Instructors go head to head, tutorial versus tutorial on a fixed theme. We need your vote!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Hill Scene Using Gradients in Adobe IllustratorHills tutorial hubpreview
    In the following tutorial, I'll show you how to create a hill scene inspired by the photography of Felicia Simion. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Sunset Scene Using the Blend Tool in IllustratorSunset scene preview
    The Blend Tool is a powerful tool which allows you to create quick and easy blends in Adobe Illustrator. In this quick tip screen cast, I'm going to show you how to create a sunset using primarily the Blend Tool.Read More…
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    Why It Pays to Write TutorialsWhy it pays smallb
    Passing on your knowledge is a great way to boost your income, and you may even be able to make it your career. If you work in a particular niche and people want to learn how to do what you do, why not try pitching an idea to Tuts+? You never know where it might take you.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vector Portraits for Beginners: A Free Tuts+ CourseVectport400
    Every month, Tuts+ Premium publishes a course which is free to view in it's entirety. This month it is Vector Portraits for Beginners by yours truly. For many years, people have asked me to create an in depth tutorial on how to create portraits and although it takes years to be able to perfect your own style, this video course will help you kickstart your journey into creating vector portraits from photographs.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Large Face, Cat Illustration from Stock in Adobe IllustratorKitty tut final
    I'm not hiding it... I'm a crazy cat lady. When the trend of having t-shirts of large faces of animals, merged into the canvas started, I was going through all the t-shirt design sites to find the perfect one for me. So inspired by that trend, I'd like to show you how to create your own design, from a stock image, in Adobe Illustrator. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Welcome to the New Home of Design on Tuts+Design thumb
    Things at Tuts+ are forever changing, but the regular visitors among you will notice a particularly obvious change to our Design and Illustration tutorials; they have a new home!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Top 25 Vector Tutorials on Tuts+ in 2013Colorfultextpreview400x400
    2013 has been a great year for vector on Tuts+. Yet again, we've been able to provide you with more amazing, free, scalable content and it's getting better and better each month. So what have been the best posts of the year?Read More…