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What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in November 2011 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a seamless arrow pattern. We will go through steps like creating the elements for the pattern, drawing a fox illustration, scattering everything on the background, and then cropping. 1. Drawing a Stalk Using a Special Brush Step 1 Open a New document, and first let’s create an arrow. For this, we will need the Pencil Tool (N) and the fill color R=123 G=130 B=94 .
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a surreal scene combining photos of the sky. You’ll also learn how to easily blend different photos of light effects using Blending Modes and how to create realistic looking lens flare to create the light portal. I’ll show you how to apply textures to add details to your photo manipulation, and how to work with plugins to get beautiful colors. Let’s get started. Tutorial Assets Download the following photos to create this tutorial: Fractals, sky, man, light effects 1. Preparing the Background Step 1 Open Adobe Photoshop and go to File > New… (or press Control-N on your keyboard) to create a new document. Set Width to
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed cylindrical loading bar vector in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the stand using basic vector shape building techniques and some neat linear gradients. Using a complex linear gradient, blending techniques and some Drop Shadow effects you will learn how to create the cylinder. Moving on, taking full advantage of the Snap to Grid feature, you will learn how to create a pixel perfect text. Finally, you will learn learn some neat Stroke tricks and some basic masking techniques. Tutorial Details: Loading Bar Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Topics Covered: Basic Tools and Effects, Masking and Transform techniques, Stroke and Appearance panel Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour 45 minutes Final Image: Loading Bar Vector As always, this is the final loading bar vector image that we’ll be creating: Step 1: Loading Bar Vector Hit Control + N to create a new document. Select Pixels from the Units drop-down menu, enter 600 in the width and …
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What You’ll Be Creating If you haven’t seen Taylor Swift’s video for her hit song, Style , then do yourself a favor and check it out! Not surprisingly it’s a “stylistic” video, and it contains some wonderfully inspiring effects using silhouettes and double exposures. In this series of tutorials I’m deconstructing some of those effects and showing you how to reproduce them in Adobe Photoshop. Taylor Swift’s video for her song Style
What You’ll Be Creating The Pathfinder panel is one of the most versatile features of Adobe Illustrator. It comes in handy on so many occasions, and in today’s quick tip I will show you how you can use it to enhance your illustrations by adding shadows to them. 1.
Create something on the sweet side with custom brushes and the Rotate Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC. We’ll speed up the process of illustrating a decadent cake vector with a couple useful techniques, ready for a plethora of designs.
What You’ll Be Creating Alternative movie posters are having a moment in the graphic design world. Designers and fans are creating their own quirky posters to advertise their favorite cult and indie movies. In this beginners tutorial we’ll be creating a fan-art poster for indie favorite ‘Like Crazy’, and look at how you can bring an authentic fan-art style to your own poster designs. We’ll be using Adobe InDesign, and also dipping into Adobe Illustrator to create and edit graphics. What exactly is an ‘alternative’ movie poster? Graphic designers and illustrators give a unique spin on the studio-approved artwork (and sometimes overtake the original poster in popularity and recognition), highlighting the key themes of a movie and showcasing them in on-trend matte colors and striking graphics. Take a look at the work of celebrated alternative poster designers like Brandon Schaefer
In today’s tutorial you will learn how to create a laurel wreath vector with the help of the Pathfinder panel, Blend Tool and Art Brush feature. The techniques described here will help you to easily create any shapes of wreaths, such as wheat, olive leaves and oak leaf wreath. So, let’s get started!