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In our latest Design & Illustration course , you will learn how to create and render animal characters by drawing inspiration from their real-life counterparts as well as from your own imagination.
Maybe you put on your 2015 resolutions list that you want to share your knowledge? Perhaps you’re looking to get your name out into the design community? Or maybe you just want to be part of Team Awesome (the regular instructor team within the Design & Illustration section). Well, this could be your chance. What We’re Looking For Within the Design & Illustration section of Tuts+, we’re always looking for talented instructors to join Team Awesome. However we’re lacking in drawing talent in some areas. Could you fit one of the areas below? Drawing: Realistic pencil drawing from still life or stock images or even your own creations Drawing: Comics & cartoons… everything from super cute to super heroes! Drawing: Technical drawing Drawing: Mechanical creations In addition to these areas, we’re also looking for experts and obsessives in a variety of traditional media such as water colours, collage, oils and more! …
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It’s long been established that the human race is ran by furry overlords known as “cats”. I myself am a slave to two adorable, yet dominant felines who have manipulated my behaviour to overly share their images on social media and make them subjects of many vectors. For April Fools Day, we at Tuts+ would like to celebrate the awesomeness of cats with a roundup of our favourite tutorials in the Design & Illustration section featuring our feline friends. In addition, our community has shared their own creations for you to check out! Vector Tutorials for the Feline Fanatic Halloween Play With Blends and Image Trace to Create a Simple Cat Scene in Adobe Illustrator Sharon Milne Animals Creating an Adorable Strawberry Tiger in Adobe Illustrator Asher Benson Illustration Create an Innocent Fluffy Kitten With Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator Monika Zagrobelna Illustration Create a Large Face, Cat Illustration from Stock in Adobe Illustrator Sharon Milne Illustration Create a Slam Dunk Cat With Textured Background in Illustrator Masha Goubar Adobe Photoshop Create an Illustrative Logo From a Photograph Cheryl Graham Illustration Create a Fluffy Halloween Cat using the Paintbrush Tool and Gradients Sharon Milne Tools & Tips Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Paw Print Scatter Brush in Adobe Illustrator Sharon Milne Promotion Using a Stock Base to Create a Playful Cat Illustration Sharon Milne …
What You’ll Be Creating Skateboarding is one of those rare rebellious things that ended up changing the lives of thousands if not millions of kids around the world. It’s something that continues to fascinate me, and that is why I decided to create this in-depth tutorial on how to design your own skateboard piece using Adobe Illustrator. The process will rely on the use of basic shapes (rectangles, rounded rectangles and circles), and some help here and there from the Pathfinder panel. 1. Setting Up Our Document
R for Type Collective Welcome to this interview with Romania-based illustrator Ioana Șopov. Share in her experience as an artist, her impressive body of work, her freelance work for global clients, and her future plans as an illustrator. Ioana has a wonderfully diverse portfolio and history of projects, and it’s my pleasure to share her artwork and words of wisdom with you all today. Hi Ioana! Thanks so much for the interview. Let’s start at the beginning: What got you into illustration? Thank you a lot for having me! Well I’ve always been into drawing like all kids are, and it has been a constant hobby throughout my life, though I was never sure I’d be able to turn it into a viable career choice. I was in my third year of studying Interior Design when I attended a local workshop with designers and illustrators and that sort of put me on this track. I started getting freelance work even before I graduated and that was the thing that sealed the deal, so to speak. Ioana herself. Who or what are your main sources of inspiration? I’ve always liked sequential illustrations, comics and graphic novels. One of my first “heroes” so to speak, Matthew Woodson, is a fantastic illustrator who used to create short sequences of amazingly detailed illustrations that just blew my mind. In the beginning most of my personal work revolved around nature and man, and the relationship between the two. I think that influenced my commissioned work as…
To the Point: Interview With Ioana Șopov
I love the abstract style of line art illustrations. It’s amazing how just a single stroke weight can be used to create intricate patterns and recognisable drawings with basic geometric shapes. In today’s showcase I present a range of stylish illustrations made from just stroked paths, see how these designers use simple lines to produce detailed vector art. Fancy giving this style of art a go yourself? Check out my classic tattoo style illustration tutorial to learn how to create similar line art designs. Golden Sun Overlord by Penabranca The Journey by Jennifer Wick Print Matters by Justin Tran Trust Printshop by Pavlov ZERO4 by Alessandro Bergomi Oporto by André Torres Florence Design Week by Rafa San Emeterio Line Cities by Cristian Bogdan Rosu Just a bit of fantasy by Alain L’thi Holiday Greeting Card by Yiwen Lu Mingo Lamberti by MUTI Ethnic Pattern by Maria Pastykh Get Back To Work by Drew Ellis Parliament Hill by Nick Slater Revivalist by Jeff Finley Phish Fall Tour Shirt by Brian Steely SeatGeek T-Shirt by Ben Stafford He Who Is by Ryan Clark Marvel iOS Landing Screen by Fabrico Rosa Marques Snake & Dagger by Benjamin Garner New Year’s Invite by Daniel Haire It’s for the kids! by Brian Steely Nooklyn Holiday Card by Daniel Haire Flatstock 43 Poster by Aaron Eiland The post Showcase of Stylish Single Weight Line Art Illustrations appeared first on Blog.SpoonGraphics .
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What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed post box illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
What You’ll Be Creating Ever wanted to feel like an architect and create a model of a city with fancy buildings? This tutorial is exactly for you! Learn how to make trendy flat style houses with basic shapes, Pathfinder operations and the Shape Builder Tool, change color saturation and brightness in a few clicks with the Recolor Artwork function, and make up your own color schemes. Let’s get started!
I recently received an email from a reader who asked for advice on how to create ropes and knots in Illustrator, which are particularly common with nautical themed designs . A custom Illustrator brush immediately sprung to mind, so I played around and perfected a technique that can be used to make any path look like a twisted, knotted and entangled length of rope. Follow this step by step tutorial to create a knotted length of rope using brushes in Illustrator. We’ll learn how to build a custom pattern brush, then overcome some problems that prevent the rope from weaving under and over itself. We’ll then take things a step further and use the very same technique to create some cool typographic art. Let’s begin by creating the basic pattern that will form our rope. Open Adobe Illustrator and draw an ellipse on the artboard. Turn on Smart Guides (CMD+U), then ALT+Drag a duplicate of the shape and align it perfectly next to the original. Use the Smart Guide indicator to snap the corner of a rectangle to the upper left portion of the first ellipse. Enlarge the rectangle to snap to the lower right path of the second ellipse. Use the Scissors tool to snip the path of the two circles where the rectangle intersects in these two places. Select and …
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How To Create Ropes & Knots with Illustrator Brushes
What You’ll Be Creating If you’ve been following this series of tutorials, you may already have a neighborhood block with (slightly) different houses and cars. Let’s continue to grow our city, but this time vertically;