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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 …
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in August 2013 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a seamless arrow pattern. We will go through steps like creating the elements for the pattern, drawing a fox illustration, scattering everything on the background, and then cropping. 1. Drawing a Stalk Using a Special Brush Step 1 Open a New document, and first let’s create an arrow. For this, we will need the Pencil Tool (N) and the fill color R=123 G=130 B=94 .
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a set of detailed balloon pattern brushes and how to use them to create a neat text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
There’s a couple of methods for creating complex circular patterns in Adobe Illustrator. One technique uses pattern brushes, but it involves designing multiple patterns that seamlessly repeat, which can be a difficult task in itself. Alternatively, you can make use of Illustrator’s symbol feature to create a pseudo kaleidoscope effect where a segment of your design is duplicated around a centre point to form a mirrored effect. Follow my step by step Illustrator tutorial to learn how to create a vector mandala pattern of your own. You’ll be surprised at how quickly you can build extremely detailed circular patterns with this process. This is the kind …