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What You’ll Be Creating I’m excited to create this tutorial of Latvia’s capital city Riga! I used this landscape to create a small motion graphic for a Dribbble meetup .
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed illustration of a double-decker bus in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main shape using several rectangles, basic vector shape building techniques and the Live Corners feature. Moving on, you will learn how to add subtle shading and highlights using basic blending techniques and some simple effects. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to create the detailed wheels using only one shape. Finally, you’ll learn how to create a simple background and a neat shadow below the bus. 1. Create a New Document and Set Up a Grid Hit Control-N to create a new document. Select Pixels from…
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Create a Double-Decker Bus Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating In today’s quick tip, I will shed some light on a tool that often gets ignored due to the complexity that most associate with the way it behaves. That tool is none other than the Clipping Mask, which in my opinion can help you design a whole lot faster once you get the hang of it. So, in the following lines I will try to unravel its secrets and then compare it to the Pathfinder panel, and see how the first can match and in some cases even replace the second. What’s a Clipping Mask? As with any learning curve, we first have to understand what a Clipping Mask is, and Adobe has done a great job in explaining just that: “A clipping mask is an object whose shape masks other artwork so that only areas that lie within the shape are
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll be creating a colorful cartoon hot-dog van, going down the road and bringing yummy snacks! We’ll be using basic shapes and playing around with Blending Modes, adding semi-realistic shadows and highlights to our van to make it more glossy and three-dimensional. Let’s get started! 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Hey, everyone! Less is more, right? In this tutorial you will learn how to create three food-related icons in a unique style, using simple shapes, shadows and halftones.
What You’ll Be Creating Vector Avatar Creation for Beginners is the ideal course for those who are new to Adobe Illustrator and don’t know where to start. In this course, you’ll learn step by step, shape by shape, how to create a cartoon-style avatar from a stock image.
What You’ll Be Creating Isometric art is a very trendy style that has become widespread and is used by designers for advertisements, web design, games and in many other fields.
In this tutorial I will show you how to create a grimy text treatment utilizing Illustrator’s Blog brush, Live Paint, and a pen tablet. You can easily apply these techniques to other illustrates, type treatments and logos. Final Image Below is the final type treatment we be working towards. Tutorial Details Program : Adobe Illustrator CS4 (This tutorial uses the Blob Brush, a tool specific to CS4. If you have an earlier version of Illustrator, refer to the Alternate Tutorial Methods step at the end of this post.) Hardware Needed: Pen Tablet (I used a Wacom Intous4 for the tutorial. If you don’t have a pen tablet, refer to the Alternate Tutorial Methods step at the end of the tutorial for other methods for creating the tutorial.) Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Blob Brush, Live Paint Estimated Completion Time: 1.5 hour – 2 hours Step 1 Create a new document and type out some text with the Text tool (T). Change the fill of the text to a light gray. Step 2 In the Layers panel, rename your layer to “Template” by double-clicking on the layer and changing the name in the Layer Options dialog. Next, lock the layer. Create a …
What You’ll Be Creating I want to show you how to create a summer-inspired illustration: a
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a semi-realistic Apple Watch illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create the metallic frame and the screen using simple rectangles, basic vector shape building techniques and some effects. Using several linear gradients, a Warp and a Transform effect and some basic blending techniques, you will learn how to create the buttons. Finally, you will learn how to create the strap and how to easily recolor it. 1. Create a New Document and Set Up a Grid Hit Control-N to create a new document. Select Pixels from the Units drop-down menu, enter 600 in the width and height boxes and then click on the Advanced button. Select RGB , Screen (72 ppi) and make sure that the Align New …