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  • Adobe Illustrator - Fighting Again With Pixels

    by Inspirationgame | 11th of November, 2013

    Hello Everyone: Long time no talk. To make a long story short, I have been inactive on Dreamstime for quite a while after the loss of my sweetheart in 2011. But life's worth living, and I am back with plenty of inspiration. As I wrote in my first article, I am new to illustration... More
  • New crop tool for illustrator

    by Dacascas | 26th of October, 2013

    I know 3 ways in Adobe Illustrator to crop vector artwork, seamless pattern etc: Crop in Pathfinder panel. But it is a destructive method. All shapes cut each other like confetti :) Divide Objects Below. Unfortunately this method very laborious. I should manually... More
  • new EXCLUSIVE collection

    by Sasanka7 | 6th of September, 2013

    exclusive dreamstimers community on facebookhello today i started new collection on dreamstime, Please insert your best pictures here: exclusive dreamstimers, thank you! this is collection included photos and illustrations etc. from members of facebook community page... More
  • Illustration!

    by Akvileja | 5th of August, 2013

    Hello , I need your help people, could you tell me your opinion how I could improve my latest illustration -----> thanks in advance See Article
  • I want to stop being exclusive

    by Fantasyart | 1st of August, 2013

    I have sent several emails to DreamsTime, requesting stop being exclusive. I have received no response. In my portofolio still appearing as exclusive. How do I stop being exclusive and become a photographer NOT Exclusive?. I have over 400 new images to upload. I... More
  • Getting Used to Dreamstime

    by Rcrawf77 | 30th of July, 2013

    I just joined Dreamstime this past April. I've been uploading files since then, and I'm starting to get in the groove of uploading images. I only have 17 images up, so far, and no sales at all. I love the feeling you get when you see that another image has been accepted... More
  • Going Green.

    by Vincentho | 5th of October, 2012

    Green is the color and I'm now one of them!(they said it in the email) .In this case the 3 R's are review, respond, rewards). After a year plus on DT, I have finally come to a conclusion to be an exclusive illustrator, and what makes me decide on it- the 3 R's. I... More
  • Today I am full of doubts

    by Fantasyart | 17th of March, 2012

    My style is that of humor, nice illustrations that express concepts that can be used for greeting cards or dialogue or actions mean websites. In this image made with vector programs and Wacom drawing tablet, we see a sympathetic character who tries to express the concept... More
  • What you need to known before creating clip art

    by Roberrific | 28th of November, 2011

    I've noticed an unusually high amount of clip art on this stock photo site. Having drawn a few clip art images in my time, I thought I'd provide some valuable advice. Main takeaway: Before you start creating a masterful piece of clip art, you need to sit down to figure... More
  • Cool effect made with the blend tool

    by Mariaam | 2nd of August, 2011

    A very nice and easy to learn effect made with the blend tool in Illustrator. It is very useful to decorate background images especially technology backgrounds. When I learned how to make it, this tutorial was very helpful for me "Abstract background with Illustrator... More
  • First tutorial: Precise Whiteout...

    by Darwinsm81 | 19th of July, 2011

    well the story begins when i had to place some car parts (fly-wheels) online with a white background. The problem, i didnt know how to get it perfect. I tried doing it through photoshop but it was not giving me the result i was looking for until it occur to me why wont i... More
  • How to convert Rastors into Vectors using Photoshop

    by MorganOliver | 8th of February, 2011

    I really want to start incorporating 'real' vectors into my portfolio. With research I am starting to understand the differences between rastor files and vectors. 1- "Raster files, or bitmaps, utilize pixels to create an image. This is good for image color but causes... More
  • Vectors: Additional format too big?

    by Artaniss8 | 29th of November, 2010

    Sometimes when I illustrate, my EPS file gets too big (around 50MB or more) and that's one thing you can avoid happening. For better compatibility I save my vector files as EPS 8, so after the original AI file is finished try to shrink the size of the file this way:... More
  • Let me introduce myself :)

    by Elisamoriconi | 16th of November, 2010

    Hello, My name is Elisa Moriconi and I am a free lance illustrator. For starters let me say to all ... nice to meet you. Initially I started using dreamstime just curious to see how it was and now I know, it's fantastic! I started using it more frequently... More
  • Illustrator Tutorial: Vector Laptop

    by Robisklp | 3rd of November, 2010

    Hello everyone, Finaly i have quit my day job and started to work with microstock full time. And i'm happy about it. Incredibly! I also started my own blog where i will put vector tutorials. These will be corel draw and adobe illustrator tutorials and i will try... More
  • I and stock

    by Yuran | 19th of October, 2010

    My name is Yuriy. I was born and live in Kazakhstan. Love the vector illustration. Since 2007 began to draw the illustrations for stocks. Work with stock is my hobby, which brings the additional finance.)) Dreamstime is one of the first stock, with which I began to work.... More
  • Symbol Sprayer ...

    by Davulcu | 25th of September, 2010

    I decided to share an Illustrator tip with you . For repetitive figures Symbol Sprayer is a great tool. Just try this; From the tools menu choose star tool ( it is in the same section with rectangle tool ) Draw a star to your document Open Windows > Symbols... More
  • vector silhouettes tutorial

    by Alionaz | 24th of September, 2010

    Hi everyone! Today I will discover the secret "how to make vector silhouettes". Let's start: 1.Open your image on photoshop. 2. With quick mask or other tool select the object or silhouette. 3. Create new layer without diselect the object and fill it with black colore.... More
  • My first payment on DT as an illustrator

    by Facesgroup | 2nd of August, 2010

    Today I received my first $100. Hooray! Ok, it took far too long but lets see if I can get the next payment faster. My next targets are 200 images uploaded and 100 sales. Here's the image that brought me over the $100 line: It's online for 1 and a half month and has... More
  • How to improve your illustration skills. - Advice from a pro artist.

    by Anatomyofrockthe | 16th of July, 2010

    1. PRACTICE: My best advice for developing your digital illustration skills, is to illustrate often. I make a conscious effort to illustrate almost every day. I'm madly infatuated with being creatively productive, and that is the fuel necessary to develop talent and creativity.... More

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