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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:
What You’ll Be Creating What is “Hamsa”? You most probably have seen the Hamsa hand, without really knowing what it’s called or the meaning behind it. The word Hamsa means “5″ and is a powerful number that represents defense, power and fortune. It’s illustrated in the popular hand-shaped symbol, with three extended fingers and
In this Holiday Ornament Vector and Sketchy Festive Pattern tutorial we will learn how to create an original seamless holiday pattern using the Draw Inside mode and Pattern Maker feature. In the process of creating a holiday ornament vector we will be using gradient fills and Opacity Mask. Finally, to create light accents we will be applying the Color Dodge blending mode. Have some festive fun learning with our new Adobe Illustrator tutorial…
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed cheese text effect and a cheese wedge illustration.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a very easy bat icon using just one shape—an ellipse. Also, you will learn how to cut off shapes and to make an Offset Path. It’s one of the easiest tutorials I’ve ever posted! 1. Creating the Bat Step 1 Start by creating a New document ( File > New ) with
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you’ll create a devilish text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
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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