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What You’ll Be Creating Walk into any bookshop and you’ll notice that each genre of fiction has its own general ‘style’ for cover designs. Though each cover is different, elements on the cover create a sort of code that enables the reader to assess what the book will be
As these chunky button vectors get more popular I find clients requesting them more and more. If you are getting the same requests or just want to learn how to create them, you’ll be happy to know it is pretty easy. With heavy use of the Appearance panel, this tut is similar to others I have written. Like in the previous tutorials, it is easy to make a graphic style and apply the effects to other elements! Tutorial Details: Chunky Button Vectors Program : Adobe Illustrator CS5 (You should be able to create this tutorial in CS4 but some of the tutorial images might look different.) Difficulty: Beginner /Intermediate Topics Covered: Appearance Panel, Gradients Estimated Completion Time: 15-20 Final Image: Chunky Button Vectors Below is the final chunky button vector we will be working towards. Step 1 First …
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Chunky Button Vectors in 20 Minutes
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe has made some exciting new changes to the way InDesign manages color. Let’s review what you need to know about the newly renamed Adobe Color CC (formerly Adobe Kuler), and how it can improve your designs and the efficiency of your workflow in InDesign. 1. Using Adobe Color CC to Create Color Themes A really fantastic feature of CC is the integration of the InDesign software with the online Adobe Color platform, which you can use to create your own color palettes (Color Themes) with enhanced creativity and ease. You can create themes in the desktop or mobile app, or create themes in Illustrator or Photoshop.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an elegant vintage greeting card with a fawn illustration. You will use a sketch drawn directly in Adobe Illustrator and then outline it with the Pen Tool. You will also learn to draw holly berries using basic shapes, and add a simple striped background. Let’s imagine a snowy forest, wild animals and one tiny fawn, jumping directly into your artwork… 1. Creating the Striped Background Step 1 Open your Adobe Illustrator and create a new document ( Control-N ). Today, we will start from the background. So, take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create a rectangle with
Need some customizable holiday sale tags? Why not make your own? With rectangles, circles, and triangles, you’ll have a set of holiday sales tags in 15 minutes!
This interview is an absolute pleasure. From drag queens to pop culture icons, Daniel Alexander mixes fashion, gender expression, and comic book illustration in a skillful and utterly fabulous manner. Sit for a spell and read about his influences, inspiration, stories about his present work, and where it’s all going.
What You’ll Be Creating Magazine covers can showcase really creative design work. They can be aspirational, glamorous, or even iconic; and fashion covers are at the creative forefront of the magazine industry.
For a while, it seemed liked every client wanted grungy graphics. This might sound familiar, “I like it, but can we grunge it up more”. Don’t get me wrong, having some grunge can create a great deal of depth to a design or illustration, but there can be to much of a good thing. This is the technique I use because it is quick and consistent, making it easy to create grunge text vectors. Notes: Grunge Text Vectors This tutorial was created with Illustrator CS3. You should be alright if you have Illustrator CS2. I suggest having the Raster Effects at 300 dpi. This will generate the best quality in the effect. You can change this by going Effect > …
Tips! Quick Grunge Text Vectors
What You’ll Be Creating Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps below to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll get a proper introduction to the features of the Text Tool and Text Properties docker in CorelDRAW, through the creation of a label design for food products. Get to know how to alter horizontal type, type and edit on a curved path, and type within various shapes. I’ll also give you an overview of the various options to further edit text. Fire up