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What You’ll Be Creating Creating 3D text effect does not always require using the 3D tools. This tutorial will show you a simple way of using the shape attributes in Adobe Photoshop CC, along with a couple of layer styles, to create a retro, leather-like, 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Courgette
What You’ll Be Creating The look and simplicity of a gumball machine is ubiquitous in design. It’s no doubt you’ve grown up around them at stores, restaurants, or shopping malls. While globe-like machines tend to be the most iconic, we’re going to focus on the box-like design that’s often seen to house more than just gumballs. Fire up
What You’ll Be Creating Fish look very simple to draw, but, as with everything, we need to learn something about their anatomy to picture them properly. In this tutorial I’ll show you features of a typical fish, as well as basic information about sharks. This way you’ll be able to create your own species easily. General Fish Anatomy and Body Features Skeleton Let’s start with a skeleton of a typical fish to discuss the most basic features. Skull —head of a fish is attached rigidly to the spine without any neck structure; Spine —flat, with long “spikes” instead of ribs; Front dorsal fin —always placed along the body, at the top of it; Back dorsal fin —fish can have up to three dorsal fins, sometimes fused together into an irregular one. Sometimes instead of the last dorsal fin an adipose fin occurs—a small “fin” without spikes inside; Caudal fin (tail fin) —this distinctive fin is used for moving in the water. It’s made of two fins placed vertically; Ventral fin —there’s two of them and they’re located under the body, on the front or in the middle; Pectoral fin —they’re placed right behind the head. You can use them as “arms” of the fish. They’re used for turning; Anal fin —a single fin placed under the body, right before the start point of …
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How to Draw Animals: Fish and Sharks
What You’ll Be Creating Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a fun pretzel inspired text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We will begin with the text then we’ll add some dimension to it with the help of the Bas Relief effect, a simple trick which allows you to add highlights and shading in one step. After this, we will add some details like a few cracks on the surface of the pretzel and the sprinkles of salt using Art and Scatter Brushes. At the end we will add a touch of shine and the overall shadow.
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.