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What You’ll Be Creating If you want to make a pixel art city then a park would be a nice and pretty much necessary addition. The elements we’ll cover in this tutorial would, in fact, be useful to accessorize other kinds of scenes, like gardens inside buildings, or terraces. Please review the introductory tutorials in this series and the pixel art tree lesson. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Animating vector icons and designs is made easy with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Simply create simple flat icons and import them into Photoshop for easy GIF creation. We’ll create three animated icons and explore a couple techniques for creating smooth, easy animations. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create four types of donuts in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll start with the base, which is a classic plain donut, and then we’ll use this one to create the four variations: chocolate sprinkles, icing with chocolate chips, plain sugar, and strawberry frosted. The great news is that we will also use the same Scatter Brush to create all the decorations on the donuts. Let’s get started while they’re fresh! 1. Start a New Project
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in October 2013 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant.
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in February 2011 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 I will introduce you to chalk pastels, what they are, and how to use them, setting you on the path to bright and colourful work that never fades and can be done at home or out and about. Why Pastels? I have to admit that pastels are my absolute favourite medium to work in. The vibrancy of the huge selection of colours is wonderful, while the detail you can achieve often surprises. You only need a piece of paper and a pastel and you are off, no other materials. You can quickly achieve a finished piece either at home or outside, and you don’t have to wait for anything to dry. For me, painting with pastels is about taking advantage of a series of subtleties, and I consider many aspects of the work in front of me: the different shades of pastel sticks and pencils I am working with the colour of paper or card I have chosen (should I let it shine through my painting or not?) the colours I have already laid down, and what effect I can …
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Introduction to Traditional Media: Chalk Pastels
Create a quick and easy set of stipple Illustrator brush files perfect for craeting vector flash art designs ready for tattoos, posters, and more! The techniques explored in this tutorial can be applied to other styles of brush creation as well.
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.
What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial we will get to create something really sweet—yes, you guessed it, ice cream! OK, so it’s not real ice cream, but we will be making some cool little icons that will leave your taste buds craving. We will focus on using the Rounded Rectangle Tool to create the shapes, in combination with different Blending Modes and Gradients in order to get that interesting glow effect. Summer’s here, and I know almost all of you love to sit back and relax once in a while with a big old ice cream in your hand. I won’t lie, I do it almost every day, and that’s why I decided to make a cool little tutorial on the subject. Enough talking—let’s open Illustrator and start playing with some recipes. 1. Setting Up Our Document Let’s start simple by creating a New Document ( Control-N or File > New ) and adjusting some of its properties. Number of Artboards : 1 Width : 640 px Height : 600 px Units : Pixels And from the Advanced tab: Color Mode : RGB Raster Effects : High (300 ppi) Align New Objects to Pixel Grid : checked 2. Setting Up Our Layers Once we have created a New Document it’s time to layer it so that we can create a nice, tidy workspace which in the end will let us focus on each section of the illustration one step at a time. So, open up the Layers panel, and create six layers, naming them as follows: purple orange green chocolate double biscuit 3. Adjusting the Grid If you’re new to the Grid…
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How to Create a Set of Ice Cream Icons in Adobe Illustrator