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How to open vector AI or EPS files in Photoshop

We received a lot of e-mails about how you can open AI and EPS files with Photoshop and how to use them without losing the quality of the vector in the process. To answer your questions, this article will show you everything you need to know about it.
Whether you are using a PC or a Mac, the process is similar, the only difference is you will use “Cmd” instead of “CTRL”. Thus said, let’s get straight to the point!

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Must-Read Free eBooks for Graphic Designers

Graphic design is an outlet for creativity, but creativity isn’t where it begins and ends. Like all crafts, it needs to be studied, mastered and applied. In “ye olde” days, craftsmen had apprentices which worked for them and, hopefully, learned from them. These days, craftsmen are authors. They write books about their experiences, and some of these books you can get for free.

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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: How to Draw a Character, From Concept to Final Design

When drawing an illustration, the concept is the most important thing to begin with. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a funny, cartoon character, using basic shapes and how to transform it in a vector. I definitely think that everyone can improve his/her drawing skills. You should just keep practicing, work a lot and stay motivated. You’ll get there!

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7 Quick Tips: How to Optimize Your Images for Great Search Results

Ever been tempted to upload your image to your WordPress dashboard and just insert it in a post as is? Of course, we all have at some point. Thing is, if you use images that way, your WordPress site (any type of site for that matter) will soon get really clunky and you’ll even lose search engine rankings because of that. Let me explain how to use images properly both in terms of SEO and overall site performance.

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