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3D vector text can be a daunting undertaking when not using a program like Maya or SketchUp. Using a simple bevel and extrude effect, gradients, and offset paths you’ll find creating chrome, dimensional 3D vector text is an easy job.
What You’ll Be Creating Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a fun pretzel inspired text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We will begin with the text then we’ll add some dimension to it with the help of the Bas Relief effect, a simple trick which allows you to add highlights and shading in one step. After this, we will add some details like a few cracks on the surface of the pretzel and the sprinkles of salt using Art and Scatter Brushes. At the end we will add a touch of shine and the overall shadow.
What You’ll Be Creating You’d think that long hair was the hardest hair to render… well that and curly hair, however I have news for you. From my experience from vectoring hundreds of vector portraits, short hair has always been more time consuming and required more precision.
What You’ll Be Creating Like traveling, and designing classic cartoon-style artwork in InDesign? Then you’ll love this tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fun summer road trip
What You’ll Be Creating Packaging design can be an intimidating subject for new designers. Visualising how something may appear and function as a 3D object can be difficult when creating flat templates, particularly in absence of any industrial-scale printing equipment at home. A smaller product, like a fold-out card CD sleeve, is a great place to start experimenting with packaging design. InDesign is the perfect software to use, as you can easily set and monitor measurements throughout the design process. In this tutorial we’ll be creating a basic CD Sleeve template in Adobe InDesign and using a bit of Illustrator too, incorporating some funky vector artwork from Yulia Sokolova as we go. The finished sleeve can even be printed and finished at home if you have access to an A3 printer, some card, a craft knife and glue. The template for the sleeve is designed to fit on a single A3 page, but you can create mock-ups using 2 A4 sheets stapled or glued together to get an impression of the product before you …
What You’ll Be Creating The most important meal of the day is Adobe Illustrator. I’m pretty sure breakfast comes second. As such, we’re going to combine the two and pay homage to the cereal boxes of our childhood with this cartoony box design. 1.
Sweeten up your text art with this strawberry text effect tutorial. Learn how to use custom brushes and the appearance panel to your advantage when customizing typography.
Washed out matte effects seem to be really popular in the Photography scene at the moment. These effects look particular cool when combined with warm vintage tones to add a classic nostalgic feeling to your images. Follow this step by step tutorial to process and transform your shots in Photoshop to create a warm washed out vintage matte effect using non-destructive editing. The photo effect we’ll be creating gives your images a warm colour cast with washed out contrast, taking inspiration from early analogue films. The effect is produced by building up Photoshop’s adjustment layers and blending modes to stack multiple levels of manipulation. Open up your base image in Photoshop. I’m using a photograph of my motorcycle for this tutorial. By…
What You’ll Be Creating Photoshop is great tool for graphics design, especially digital
What You’ll Be Creating Snakes are one of the most-drawn animals, if not the most drawn animal. They’re considered to be very simple, with no legs or special muscles that need to be defined. There’s only a head (without ears!) and a long tail—what can go wrong? So, welcome to the perfect start into the world of animal drawing: a guide to drawing snakes! I’ll show you how to draw both venomous and harmless snakes, and how to draw their scales and patterns realistically. We won’t focus only on one species, but rather will look at the techniques you need to draw any part of any type of snake. Aafter going through this tutorial, you should be able to draw most varieties of snakes almost effortlessly. 1. Snake Bodies Basic Anatomy Let’s start with some basics about snakes’ anatomy. We tend to see think of snakes as