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For a while, it seemed liked every client wanted grungy graphics. This might sound familiar, “I like it, but can we grunge it up more”. Don’t get me wrong, having some grunge can create a great deal of depth to a design or illustration, but there can be to much of a good thing. This is the technique I use because it is quick and consistent, making it easy to create grunge text vectors. Notes: Grunge Text Vectors This tutorial was created with Illustrator CS3. You should be alright if you have Illustrator CS2. I suggest having the Raster Effects at 300 dpi. This will generate the best quality in the effect. You can change this by going Effect > …
Tips! Quick Grunge Text Vectors
What You’ll Be Creating Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps below to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll learn to make an isometric pixel art car. Have your character ready; it’s going for a ride. We’ll be creating a relatively generic sedan. It won’t be too flashy, which is ideal for recycling many times over on the same illustration (useful if you’re making a city scene!). But even though it’ll be generic, it wouldn’t hurt to see some reference images; maybe there are simple design elements from actual car models that you can incorporate into your car graphic. Make sure you have already gone through the isometric pixel art character tutorial ;
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed MacBook illustration in iDraw.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a multicolored splashed text effect in Adobe Illustrator. In the beginning you will manipulate the text a little and once ready, you will add some dimension to it with the help of the Bas Relief effect.
What You’ll Be Creating Recently I was asked to design a T-shirt for the Legnica Fantasy Association, which my sister belongs to. Since it’s a non-profit project, I decided to share my creative process with you. I’ll show you how to create the idea, how to refine it in Adobe Photoshop, and how to create a two-color, ready-to-print vector out of it. 1. Form the Idea Step 1 Sometimes the idea will come to you from nowhere, but most of the time you’ll need to help it along. The easiest way to create something new is to find inspiration that’s somehow linked to what you want to do.
Embossed text has an uncanny way of being classic and modern at the same time. Creating embossed vector text styling is easy to do in Photoshop, but in Illustrator, it is super simple to create letterpress styled text while keeping the text editable. Utilizing the Appearance panel and Graphic Styles, you can quickly and consistently apply this embossed vector text style to any editable text and other vector objects. Final Image: Embossed Vector Text Below is the final embossed vector text treatment we will be working towards. Tutorial Details: Embossed Vector Text Program: Adobe Illustrator CS4 Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 5-10 minutes Step 1 Create a rectangle with the Rectangle tool (M) and fill it with a color of your choosing to start out this embossed vector text tutorial. I filled mine with a light blue color. I like having a background color on which the text can be placed to really see the highlights of the letterpress embossed vector text. Still, you can create this tutorial on a white background. Step 2 Type out some text with the Text tool (T) and chose…
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Embossed Vector Text Style: Up Your Class in Minutes
What You’ll Be Creating Smart Objects are one of the most powerful and versatile features in Photoshop. Using a vector illustration as a Smart Object gives you even more flexibility. The Smart Object is edited non-destructively, so even though you’ll be creating a distressed, weathered effect, the nice, clean vectors will remain preserved in the
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe InDesign is a standard piece of publishing software, and is commonly used by professional typesetters to design the inside pages of books. If you’re creating your own self-published book, or simply want to know a little more about the typesetting process, this quick and simple tutorial will teach you the basics for typesetting a print book. In this tutorial we’ll create the inside pages for a short, eight-page section of a book, the much-loved classic Moby Dick by
Need an interesting and quick background or texture for your project? Create easy bokeh vector style designs for backgrounds, icons, to be added into larger work, and more in 15 minutes or less with this quick tutorial.