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What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a daffodil text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
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
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a 3D cursor icon in Adobe Illustrator.
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 Whether you work in a store, a basement, an office building, or from your own home, there are a few things you can do to upgrade the look of your space. Decals are a fun and affordable way to do so, and you can customize them in any die-cut shape, size, and quantity. And what better way to decorate any environment than with a empowering message, celebrating International Women’s Day . In this tutorial we will create a wall decal to honor, respect, and show our love towards ordinary women who have played extraordinary roles in history and in their communities, to emphasize gender equality, and the empowerment of women in their society. International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8, with purple, white and green ribbons, to symbolize justice and dignity—the values associated with women’s equality. In this tutorial, we will start with an initial dynamic idea and go through the step-by-step process of creating and preparing our files for decal printing and cutting. 1. Setting Up Your File Step 1 Open up any version of Adobe Photoshop , create a New Document (Command-N) with a Preset…
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Design an International Women’s Day Wall Decal in Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed illustration of pencils in Adobe Illustrator.
Last week I posted a showcase of stunning chalk lettering designs , which gave me the inspiration to create some chalk typography myself. Unfortunately I neither have the talent or a chalkboard to produce authentic hand made chalk typography murals, but I’ve come up with a technique that designers can use to achieve realistic chalk lettering effects with their artwork. We’ll use the power of Illustrator to design a concept, then we’ll use some analogue tools to help capture the character of hand lettered art. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a typography design with a realistic chalk lettered appearance. In my opinion, digital-only chalk effects just don’t cut it, but with this…
How To Create a Realistic Chalk Lettering Effect
Things aren’t how they used to be. In the past, programs with limited functions made it easier to pinpoint which tools you should be learning as a beginner. These days, however, given how many tools, tips and tricks there are to learn, you can often feel overwhelmed and not know where to start. I’ve been using Adobe Illustrator for well over 10 years now and I’m obsessed with vector . I’m here to share with you my 10 essential tips and tools all Adobe Illustrator beginners should learn, and link you to a tutorial or two which will help you learn how to use them. These items were all tools and tips which have become part of my regular vector process and without them, I think I’d wither and die. Or just not create as well as I’d hope. It’s the same thing, really—let’s be honest. So enough, let’s get stuck into this list. 1.
Let’s cap off this week with a great tutorial on how to create a detailed bottle cap vector in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and effect along with some neat stroke tricks. Using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with the Appearance panel you will learn how to add color, shading and highlights for your main shapes. Finally, you will learn how to easily recolor your bottle cap vector. Tutorial Details: Bottle Cap Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Topics Covered: Basic Tools and Effects, Transform techniques and the Appearance panel Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Final Image: Bottle Cap Vector As always, this is the final bottle cap vector that we’ll be creating: (I added the classic Coke logo to show how you can customize these bottle cap vectors to any project.) Step 1 To begin with our bottle cap vector tutorial, hit Control + N to create a new document. Select Pixels from the Units…
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Cap Off Your Designs with a Customized Bottle Cap Vector!
What You’ll Be Creating If you love Illustrator as much as I do, this tutorial is perfect for you, as it will teach you how to create an awesome little stamp in honor of the little buddy that made everything vector possible. As you might have guessed, the process will be based mainly on simple shapes and a little touch of Pathfinder, so everything should be really straightforward. 1. Setting Up Our Document Assuming you’re already inside Adobe Illustrator, create a new document with the following settings: Number of Artboards: