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What You’ll Be Creating Photoshop is great tool for graphics design, especially digital
Sarah Gonzales is an illustrator who's currently a Visual Design Communication student majoring at the Alberta College of Art and Design . Exploring her style through many tributes and personal works, it's exactly the right
I recently received a great tutorial suggestion from a reader named Brigid who asked if I could create a guide to creating an origami style illustration. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to tackle this design for its advanced shape editing abilities and make particular use of Smart Guides to perfectly align our vector paths. Once the outline of our origami inspired design is complete we’ll then bring it to life with vibrant colours, resulting in a modern graphic that would look great as part of a logo design. The design we’ll be building in this tutorial is an origami inspired graphic that makes use of hard angled lines to create intersecting shapes which mimic paper folds. A good place to start is Google Images to gain an idea of the shapes we’ll need to use create a simplified outline of our subject, which in this case is a hummingbird. It’s also a good idea to familiarise yourself with the general shapes of real life origami creations. Using an image as reference, use the Pen tool to draw a simplified outline using just single clicks to create straight lines. Complete the shape by closing the path at the start point. Turn on Smart Guides (CMD+U) to make it easy to align the next series of paths to the existing anchor points. Smart Guides will show little green notifications when you’re snapped to an anchor point, so use the Line tool to intersect the shape between various corners. When you’re happy with the number of segments draw a selection…
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How To Create an Origami Style Logomark in Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating Of all parts of the body, the hand is by many considered to be the hardest to draw. We all have stories of how, early on, we would keep our characters’ hands behind their backs or in their pockets, avoiding as much as possible the task of tackling hands. Yet paradoxically, they are our most readily available reference, being in our field of vision every moment of our lives. With just one extra accessory, a small mirror, we can reference hands from all angles. The only real challenge, then, is the complexity of this remarkably articulated organ: it’s almost like drawing a small figure onto a larger one, one doesn’t know where to start.
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What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create an animation of a running cheetah, using a simple frame editor in Adobe Photoshop.
What You’ll Be Creating Posters are a classic, eye-catching and effective way of advertising an event. In this tutorial we’ll design the layout of a poster advertising a Henna Workshop, inspired by Moroccan art, dusty desert colors, and Arabic calligraphy. This style would apply equally well to a festival event, BBQ or music gig.
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe Photoshop filters can be used to create many amazing textures. this tutorial will show you how to create a glitter texture, then use it with a couple of Layer Styles to create a glitter glue inspired text effect. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Bessie
In this new inspiration roundup you will find all kinds of awesome polygonal vector files. From backgrounds to banners and all the way to polygon hearts! We also have animals and bicycles! Have you spotted some polygonal vectors that are a must-have for designers? They’re all over right now – don’t forget to share them with us! Blue Checkered Vector Background This background is perfect for a poster of an event related to technology because of the great lighthing effects. Polygonal Red Horse Geometric Triangle Design I really like the shape of the horse and the shades of red, of course you can choose your own colours. 20 Free High-Res Geometric Polygon Backgrounds These hot and trendy backgrounds can be used in all kind of projects due to the variety of colours. Vector Banners with Colorful Polygonal Background That glow on the banners give them a very cool look, also I really like the colour harmony. 7 Colorful Polygonal Backgrounds Any color scheme you’ll need in this pack! Check ‘em out. Vector abstract free network background Very cool glow effects and also great gradients. 50 Unique Polygonal Tessellation Vectors Huge free pack! 50 vector files in
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a flag bunting Pattern Brush in Adobe Illustrator.