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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Download Meter Vector for user interfaces. You will find out how to create a Clipping Mask in order to clip some effects into a shape, and also how to create an Inner Shadow Effect in Photoshop. Let’s begin!
What You’ll Be Creating The most important meal of the day is Adobe Illustrator. I’m pretty sure breakfast comes second. As such, we’re going to combine the two and pay homage to the cereal boxes of our childhood with this cartoony box design. 1.
Most blocks of text are set within conventional rectangular borders. But, what about those times when you want to place text within an irregular boundary? Or, what if you want to divide the copy in your text box into columns? I’ll show you how to do both of these things, as well as a few extras, using Adobe Illustrator’s Area Type Tool. Inserting Text Into A Shape Let’s say you want to insert text into a circle. The first thing you need to do is make a circle! If you aren’t a big fan of circles, go ahead and make a triangle, a star or a polygon using one of the shape tools or the Pen Tool. Any closed shape will work. Select the Area Type Tool (found in the drop-down menu of the Type Tool ). Click anywhere on the path of the shape. A blinking cursor will appear which means the shape is ready to accept text. Type or paste your text into the shape and watch it conform to the boundaries of that shape. Too Much Text? Sometimes there is too much text for an area. If you see a small box with a plus symbol (+) at the bottom of the bounding area, you’ve entered too much text. You have three options. Decrease the point size of the text. Increase the size of the bounding area. Create an overflow area for the extra text. Creating An Overflow Area To create an overflow area, click on the plus symbol (+) with the …
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we will discover how to draw a bewitching stylized portrait of Maleficent in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using various effects, such as Blur effect for soft shadows and overtones. Let the magic begin! 1. Trace the Sketch in Outline Mode Step 1 Start by creating a New Document of 600×800 px size. File > Place your sketch onto the canvas and click twice on the layer containing the sketch. Check the Template tick box in order to lock the layer automatically and to make it more transparent (the Dim Images to option should be checked by default). Step 2 Switch to the Outline Mode (Control-Y) to make your sketch visible under the shapes and lines we’ll be creating. Grab the Ellipse Tool (L), make a circle and place it over the upper part of Maleficent’s head. Draw out the jaw with the help of the Pen Tool (P). You can actually draw only left part of the jaw and then just use the Reflect Tool (O)
What You’ll Be Creating So often we break down logotypes and graphic design projects solely in Adobe Illustrator. Today’s tutorial produces one project in both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, highlighting the process of design while using similar methods in each program. 1.
Add a touch of luxury to your designs with these shiny golden ribbon banner vectors. Easily create banner vector shapes with warped rectangles and apply a series of gradients to the shapes to get a gilded perfection.
Difficulty: Intermediate; Length: Medium; Tags: Vector , Illustrator . … What You'll Be Creating . I'd like to share with you today a quick tutorial on creating a retro phone illustration in Adobe Illustrator . This is a get taster of my new Tuts+ course, Mastering Sketch Design in Illustrator . … In order to create the line art , I found it easiest to use the Shape Builder Tool (Shift-M) in order to separate overlapping portions of objects so each shape ends where the next begins.
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What You’ll Be Creating For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create several pixel perfect shapes. Moving on, you will learn how to add subtle highlights using the Pathfinder panel and basic blending techniques. Finally, you will learn how to add shading and a simple background using the Appearance panel and the Stroke panel along with a bunch of simple effects. 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 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 .
In this tutorial , you'll learn how to draw a cute geometric bird in Adobe Illustrator , with the use of the Shape Builder tool and Outline Stroke. This chirpy little fellow … Difficulty: Intermediate; Tags: Illustration , Tools & Tips, Vector .
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In this tutorial you’ll learn how to take a “plain Jane” font and transform it into folded ribbons to create a stunning ribbon font text effect, perfect for your upscale designs. Combining use of the Shape Builder Tool and Appearance panel, you’ll have this project tied up in no time. Tutorial Details Program : Adobe Illustrator CS5-CC Difficulty : Intermediate Topics Covered : Shape Builder Tool, Appearance panel, Path Offset Estimated Completion Time : 40 minutes Final Image Step 1 Create the background using a rectangle drawn over the artboard with the Rectangle Tool (M) . Then, create the main text. I’ve chosen AR Bonnie , an Art Deco inspired font, since it lends itself wonderfully to the look of cut and folded ribbons or paper. Use the Text Tool (T) in order to write out your word–in this case, it’s “Fabulous”. Select your text and convert it to outlines by going to Type > Create Outlines . Alternatively, you can also Right-Click and select Create Outlines in order to do so as well. Chose a light pastel color (I’ve chosen mint) for your text group’s fill color. Step 2 Ungroup (Object > Ungroup) your letters so you can easily work on each one in turn. For the “F” in “Fabulous”, let’s angle the top left corner so it’ll look like you’ve folded one strip of paper for the letter. Use the Pen Tool (P) to draw a triangle that cuts across the top corner of the “F” (see below). Select both the triangle and the “F” and, using the Shape Builder Tool (Shift – M) to select the leftmost portion of the “F” (see below). Deselect and Delete the triangle and the top left of the …