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 ChewedKandi.net and keep up to date via her Facebook page.
Latest Posts
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Projects
    Workshop: Vector Critique #39Workshop39400
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Theory
    The Seven Vector Sins: Why You're Doing It Wrong!Devilpreview400
    You've spent hours, possibly days on an illustration. This is the one vector piece you're insanely proud of, but something isn't right. Something isn't sitting well and you've no idea what it is. As long as you know there is something wrong with your illustration, you're half way there to improving it. In this article, I'm going to tell you about the Seven Vector Sins. Sins which you may be guilty of and why you're doing it wrong. More importantly, how to get on the correct path to vector sainthood. I'll give you some examples of epic vector fails, thanks to some of my much older work which I can now look back on and face palm. This article might be that one kick to the butt you need to take your work to the next level, so let's get on with it already!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Projects
    Workshop: Vector Critique #38Workshop38400
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Projects
    Workshop: Vector Critique #37Workshop37400
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Illustration
    Maintain a Consistent Style Across a Series of Vector Portraits in IllustratorShar tut preview400
    When I'm not working on Vectortuts+, the majority of my clients come to me for multiple portraits. It can be a scary prospect, especially if you find keeping the same style difficult, but help is at hand. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to do a series of portraits in a consistent style and give you some tips on how to streamline the process to save you time. So let's get on with it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    News
    Capture Colors With the Adobe Kuler App for the iPhonePreview400kuler
    I've never hidden the fact I need help with creating palettes when it comes to anything from illustration work to icon design to decorating my home. You can be a skilled sketch artist and designer, but color theory is still something which can be hard to grasp for some. This is why the new Adobe Kuler iPhone app and it's integration with Adobe Illustrator CC has me jumping for joy so much I've needed a new computer chair!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Illustration
    Create a Dramatic Back-Lit Male Portrait in Adobe Illustrator400preview
    In today's tutorial I'm going to show you how I created a dramatic back-lit portrait from a stock image, using gradients and art brushes. It's a relatively simple effect to achieve as the shading is done by the type of gradients you're going to use. You wouldn't think you'll only use white transparent gradients to achieve this! So enough talking, let's get on with it.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Projects
    Workshop: Vector Critique #36Workshop36400
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    News
    Workshop: Vector Critique #35Workshop35 400
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Projects
    Workshop: Vector Critique #34Workshop34400
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    News
    An Introduction to Magazine Design - a Free Course on Tuts+ PremiumMagazinedesign400
    Ever considered getting into print media? Maybe you've wanted to dabble in magazine design but didn't know where to start. Have we got the course for you. Nicki Hart knows how to layout a page like a pro, and she's put together an amazing course showing you how to do the exact same thing. Interested? Then check out Introduction to Magazine Design over at Tuts+ Premium. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    News
    Let's Find Out What's New in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign CC!Cc400preview
    If you're like me, you've been glued to your screens today, checking out what is new in the Adobe family, over on AdobeMAX. With a passionate initial keynote speech, we've been given a great look at what's coming for the newly titled Adobe CC (Creative Cloud) family! Don't worry if you've missed it, the keynote presentations are available online to watch over and over again.Read More…