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It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Rather than getting your loved one the same old cheap gifts you get every year, why not create a chocolate covered strawberry vector for them? You can easily apply this chocolate covered strawberry vector to your own greeting card, t-shirt, or anything else you can think of. Moreover, you can apply this tutorial to other illustrations and logos. Final Image: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Vector Below is the final chocolate covered strawberry vector we will working towards. Tutorial Detail: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CS4 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Ellipse tool, Pencil tool, Pathfinder panel, Gradient panel, Custom Art Brush Estimated Completion Time: 20-30 minutes Step 1 For the first step of this chocolate covered strawberry vector, create a new document and create an ellipse with the Ellipse tool (L). Step 2 With the Direct Selection tool (A), grab the bottom anchor point, hold down the Shift key (to constrain the movements), and drag it down about one quarter of the original size of the ellipse. Step 3 With the Direct Selection tool (A), grab the top anchor point, hold down the Shift key, and drag it down about one eight the original size of the ellipse. Step 4 Fill the new shape with a radial gradient from the Gradient panel. Change the first color stop in the gradient to red and the second color stop to a darker red. Step 5 With the Gradient tool (G) adjust the radial gradient so the lightest part of the gradient is at the top of the chocolate covered strawberry vector shape. Step 6 Create a small elongated ellipse toward to top center of the berry shape. Fill the ellipse with a…
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Valentine’s Day Sweets! Chocolate Covered Strawberry Vector
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll use simple shapes and create cut-outs and gradients to generate depth and dimension within a widescreen-friendly desktop wallpaper. Drop Shadows and offset objects join our gray and white gradients to finish this design off in spectacular style. Use the techniques in this tutorial to create a whole set of cut-out wallpaper designs, and don’t forget to share them with us in the comment section below this tutorial. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will show you how to use a couple of layer styles and brush settings to create a glamorous, sparkling text effect. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. SansBlack Regular
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll create a fun to-do list or organizer application icon with a three‑dimensional effect, ready for desktop or market use. Combine radial gradients, blends, a sense of lighting, and the tiniest bit of perspective for a simply built, but eye catching, icon. This tutorial uses Adobe Illustrator CC 2014, though many of the techniques are applicable to other versions of the program. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, we are going to design a set of icons in Adobe Photoshop. An icon set needs to have the same background and theme. For learning purposes, we are going to design a sun icon, an ice flake icon, and an RSS icon. Let’s get started. 1. Preparing the Canvas Step 1 Start by making a new file with size 350 px × 350 px . Click the small box next to the
What You’ll Be Creating The basic fractal flower needs only two total transforms. With practice you will be able to create a wide variety of unique and fun fractal flowers using this technique. I’m using specific numbers for the weights and variations so that you are able to reproduce the results exactly and gain a working knowledge of how these flowers are created. You should feel free to experiment with the values after you have worked through the tutorial. 1. Set the Stage Step 1 Begin by opening the Editor window in Apophysis and choosing the New flame option to reset to a blank screen. Step 2 Remove linear from the transform on the Variations tab by changing it to 0 . Set the spherical variation to 1 . 2. Setting Up the Two Base Transforms Step 1 Move this first transform up 0.5 units and to the right 0.2 units. The easiest way to accomplish this is to switch to the Triangle tab and set the units to 0.1 . Then use the up arrow five times and the right arrow
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 draw your own script font (or work off an existing one) and render it into a completed shiny, golden design. Create dimension in the design by doubling up on the text’s line art, set up thinly stroked paths on one side, and use golden gradients to create gilded lettering fit to print. The following tutorial assumes you are familiar with the
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.