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What You’ll Be Creating Today’s tutorial will show you how to create a set of pirate-themed icons with the help of Adobe Illustrator. The process will be mainly based on the use of basic shapes, with a touch of the Pen Tool here and there. Arr me mateys! Today we shall smartly build a fierceful scallywag icon set using our old bucko, Illustrator. Aye! So maybe I had a little bit too much fun with the whole “talk-like-a-pirate-gibberish” but who can blame me for loving it. 1. Setting Up Our Document Listen up landlubber, open up Illustrator and set up a New Document (File > New or Control-N) using the following settings: Number of Artboards : 1 Width : 800 px Height : 680 px Units : Pixels And from the Advanced tab: Color Mode : RGB Raster Effects : High (300ppi) Align New Objects to Pixel Grid : checked 2. Layering Our Artboard Assuming you’ve created a fresh document, bring up the Layers panel and create six layers, naming them as follows: coin bottle compass bomb treasure map Quick tip : as you…
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How to Create a Set of Mini Pirate Icons in Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a funny surreal scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a bronze beveled text effect using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop.
In today’s tutorial we’re going to play around in Photoshop to create an illuminated bulb sign similar to those used on Las Vegas casinos and Broadway theaters. The sign will be created as a standalone piece of text, using Photoshop’s powerful 3D tools to simulate a hyper realistic setting within a warehouse. We’ll then add lots of subtle lighting effects to add a series of bright bulbs. If you’ve ever wanted to see your name in lights, this is your opportunity! Here’s the artwork we’ll be creating as part of this tutorial. It’s based on those awesome vintage style bulb signs that illuminate casinos, theaters, cinemas and carnivals. We’re going to use Photoshop’s 3D tools as part of the process, which means you’ll need version CS6 or higher. It’s entirely possible to create a more stylised effect using the Bevel & Emboss layer styles for the letters, but the 3D tools really help produce a beautiful realistic image. Find a photograph of a contemporary living room or an empty warehouse scene to contain your casino sign letters. I’m using this old abandoned empty warehouse interior image from Shutterstock. Use the Type tool to enter your chosen wording. Select a nice thick font so there’s plenty of room to add the bulbs in the centre. I’m using a font named Eleveth, that …
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Realistic 3D Casino Style Bulb Sign Photoshop Tutorial
What You’ll Be Creating Do you like to eat out in restaurants? Well, when you go to a restaurant, often your mood depends on the professionalism and personality of your waiter or waitress. Today, we will create a funny cartoon waiter, who is already waiting for you with a food tray.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial I will walk you through the design process of a simple and conversion-oriented app landing page. We’ll use the Tuts+ Android app for the demo, emphasizing its features and benefits, and employing calls to action throughout. Essentials of High Conversion When designing landing pages there are some things you need to get right to enjoy high conversion rates. According to growth hacker Neil Patel ,
For our Tuts+ Digital Painting 101 series , we are determined to break down digital painting to a language you can understand. Today’s post is dedicated to painting in grayscale, a favored approach by many artists to carve out the essentials before moving on to color. Why Paint in Grayscale? Painting in grayscale, or painting in “black and white”, means that you’re using a limited range of gray values as opposed to a full spectrum of color.
What You’ll Be Creating A good texture is an essential part of a realistic effect. This tutorial will show you how to use Filter Forge to get a cork texture, and then use it along with other material settings to create a mosaic cork text effect. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Cork Board Texture
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe InDesign provides a range of drawing tools to get you started with creating vector graphics straight onto your InDesign layouts, but they are often overlooked in favor of specialized vector applications, like Illustrator or CorelDRAW. In this Quick Tip tutorial we’ll take a look at the tools you can use to create simple graphics in InDesign. Simple graphics are great for enhancing your InDesign layouts, from infographics to magazines to book covers! This tutorial is perfect for beginners to InDesign, or for seasoned Illustrator users looking to explore more of what the Adobe Creative Suite applications have to offer. 1. Finding InDesign’s Drawing Tools Step 1 Open up Adobe InDesign and go to File > New > Document . We’ll set up a sample document just to do some drawing on, and start experimenting!
What You’ll Be Creating Today we bring you a new community project inspired by the fun “Wreck It” journal challenges you may have seen on the web.