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In this Halloween pumpkin vector sticker tutorial we will learn how to create fun Halloween pumpkin sticker, passing all the steps of design, including sketching, coloring and creating shadows and glares. The method described here to create shadows using Blend Tool will keep you away from artifacts that normally occur on objects of complex shape. I hope that this maximum optimizing methods presented here will help you to work more efficiently, that will save plenty time in the future. So let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Halloween pumpkin sticker Program: Adobe Illustrator CS2 – CC2014 Difficulty: Beginner Topics Covered: Pencil Tool, Pen Tool and Blend Tool Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Final Image: Halloween Pumpkin Vector Sticker Step 1: Halloween Pumpkin Vector Sticker For this Halloween pumpkin vector sticker vector tutorial, we’ll start in Adobe Illustrator, then go to the File> New …. In the opened dialog box, set the necessary size of our artboard and choose the RGB color mode. Step 2 Now let’s create a sketch. You can draw a…
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Halloween Pumpkin Vector Stickers in 30 Mins!
What You’ll Be Creating What is the most exciting and delightful part of Halloween? No doubt, it’s trick-or-treat! In this tutorial we are going to depict a cute, furry monster who has already gathered a basketful of yummy treats. We will use basic shapes and Warp effects, Pathfinder functions, and some simple freehand drawing with the Pencil Tool. Unwind your imagination and let’s get started! 1. Start Shaping the Monster From Scratch Step 1 I’ve prepared before starting my work in Adobe Illustrator by making this pencil sketch on regular office paper. You can use my sketch for practice, or go ahead and create your own fancy monster! Follow this tutorial as a sample guide, learning some techniques that you can apply to your drawing. Start by placing (File > Place) your sketch in the blank document. Grab the Ellipse Tool (L), set the Fill color to None and the Stroke
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What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a purple monochrome portrait from a photograph, for GLAAD’s Spirit Day , in Adobe Illustrator. Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple spider web illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
What You’ll Be Creating Halloween is a bewitching holiday that always brings us a lot of fun with its spooky, mysterious atmosphere! Join me in this tutorial to create a whimsical scene featuring a haunted house on a hill in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use the Pencil Tool, Gradient Tool, Blending Modes, and our boundless imagination. Sharpen your digital pencils and let’s get started! 1. Start from Scratch and Form Your Color Palette Step 1 I usually start creating my artwork by making a rough sketch. When the sketch is ready, create a New Document of a comfortable size in Adobe Illustrator and set it to RGB Color Mode. File > Place your sketch in the document and click twice on the layer in
Fall is here! Along with all the warm fuzzies, pumpkin spices, and delicious drinks. Time to cuddle up in the best quilted blankets! For your designs, there’s no need to spend countless hours cutting fabric and sewing designs over and over again to get that amazing quilted text vector look. With a quick and easy technique mostly comprised of effects added in the Appearance panel, you’ll have quilted text vector designs done up in a snap! Tutorial Details: Quilted Text Vector Program : Adobe Illustrator CC5-CC 2014 Difficulty : Intermediate Topics Covered : Text Effects, Appearance Panel, Pathfinder Panel Estimated Completion Time : 25 Minutes Final Image: Quilted Text Vector Step 1: Quilted Text Vector For this quilted text vector tutorial, start with the font of your choice. I like the roundness of Porky’s . Whatever sans-serif you choose, make sure to Expand under Object when satisfied with its look. Set the fill color of the text group to one of your choosing. I’ll be choosing teal. Step 2 Grab the Rectangular Grid Tool (you’ll find it under the Line Segment tool (/) in the Toolbar . Set the number of dividers high, to about 50 , or so, for both Vertical and Horizontal . Step 3 Hold down Shift to keep the grid square and draw it out so it’s larger than your text. Set the stroke color of the grids to something bright and easy to see. I’ve chosen orange. Make sure it does not match your text color. Copy (Control-C) and Paste (Control-V) the grid and Rotate the copy 45° and Align their centers in the Align panel. Copy and Paste the text group. Place the grids…
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Warm Fuzzies and a Quilted Text Vector
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed water pistol illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
What You’ll Be Creating For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and effects along with some basic vector shape building techniques. Moving on you will learn how to add subtle shading and highlights using the Appearance panel, basic blending techniques and a simple blur effect. Finally, you will learn how to create the wheels, and the little handles using the Live Corners feature, a built-in gradient and some simple grouping techniques. 1. Create a New Document and Setup 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 then click on the Advanced button. Select RGB , Screen (72ppi) and make sure that the Align New Objects to Pixel Grid box is unchecked before you click OK . Enable the Grid ( View > Show Grid ) and the Snap to Grid ( View > Snap to Grid ). For starters you will need a grid every 5px , so simply go to Edit…
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Create a Travel Bag Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
My wife and I are expecting a baby girl in a few months so our house is slowly filling up with everything cute and pink! Seeing the style of art used on the items we’ve collected for the nursery gave me a great idea for a beginner’s Illustrator tutorial, showing how stylish illustrations can be created using basic shapes and patterns. Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a series of simple vector illustrations, each one employing slightly more advanced techniques to eventually form a complete mobile of objects. This tutorial will be split into four sections in order to cover the process of creating each one of these mobile toys. We’ll begin with the most simple object, then move on with slightly more advanced techniques each time. Essentially we’ll be using Illustrator’s shape tools, the Pathfinder panel and see how strokes & swatches can be manipulated to produce cool styles in your artwork. Creating a cloud shape We’ll begin this tutorial with the most simple shape from the overall illustration; the cloud. Begin…
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Beginner Illustrator Tutorial: Cute Baby Style Artwork