How-To: Pricing Your Design Service

Hi! My name is Dallas … I’ve noticed quite a few people asking how to price their services. For many freelancers just starting out, it’s a HUGE question. They see these well experienced designers charging hundreds per hour … thousands for logo and branding projects. On the flip side, they see people willing to do …


Current Reads, Resources and Inspiration

Current Reads, Resources and Inspiration

  I was asked via Facebook for suggestions on reading and listening material. As I started collecting links and things I realized that I should probably make a new post about it. Here are my Current Reads, Resources and Inspiration. First off, I really like this weekly series by John McWade. It’s not software specific. He …


Free tire tracks brush for AI

Just whipped up this vector tire tracks brush. Hope it works well. Download Here If you liked this post be sure to follow me on your favorite social media channel, subscribe via e-mail and share, or all of them for that matter! Thank you for stopping in!


Free vector arrows

Free vector arrows

Today I thought we’d do another freebie. I was going to do another free brush but, I couldn’t think of anything really. Thought maybe another scatter brush of birds? Free vector arrows popped up in my search as something that doesn’t have a ton of download links. So, I whipped up some arrows real quick. …


Adobe Illustrator – Free vector leaves brush

Fall leaves brush AI

So, I was going to save this one for a few weeks but, the only other thing I had to share was a flower brush … Apparently spring is over. 🙁 Anyhow, what I have for you is a vector scatter brush of fall leaves. Be sure to play with the size and colors accordingly …


Free Vector Chain Brush Adobe Illustrator

Vector Chain Brush

I was playing around with brushes in Adobe Illustrator today and created this nifty little chain brush. I didn’t get any screenshots for a tutorial so I just saved the brush here so that I could share it with you. Download Here


Create your own vector rope brush in Adobe Illustrator

create your own rope brush

This brush makes handy “western” style text, borders and other things (it’s actually quite versatile). I always forget to save them and end up rebuilding them every time, so today upon a social media request I thought I’d do a short tutorial of the process that I use to create a rope brush I usually …