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What You’ll Be Creating Alright everyone! We’ve made it to the end of the series. Hopefully you’ve learned a lot along this lettering journey. In this tutorial, you will utilize everything you’ve learned across the previous tutorials and apply that to a finished piece. This means we will take our lettering from an idea to a sketch, to vector, detailing, and beyond. Feel free to follow along with the steps below, or devise your own game plan. Either way, you’ll have a finished and polished piece of lettering at the end. Let’s get started! 1. Preparing the Tools You Need Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating The increasing popularity of rolled sushi has resulted in the spread of this dish around the world. Nowadays, there are so many variations and fillings that we can all find something to our taste.
For our Tuts+ Digital Painting 101 series , we are determined to break down digital painting to a language you can understand. Today’s post is dedicated to painting in grayscale, a favored approach by many artists to carve out the essentials before moving on to color. Why Paint in Grayscale? Painting in grayscale, or painting in “black and white”, means that you’re using a limited range of gray values as opposed to a full spectrum of color.
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What You’ll Be Creating If you are making a pixel art town illustration, or even if you only want to do a simple isometric pixel art piece, a coffee shop or restaurant will be a good thing to add. We’ll be making a small, simple building, but adding a few new tricks to make it look like a coffee shop. Make sure to read these tutorials before continuing: Isometric Pixel Art Character Isometric Pixel Art House And optionally: Isometric Pixel Art Apartment Building 1. Work Out the Dimensions of the Building Let’s figure out what size to make our building. Step 1 As usual, we take the character as a size reference. This will be the height of our building. Step 2 And this, the width of the facade. We can easily alter these sizes later on if we want. Step 3 And this will be the depth of the building. It will be pretty small. Step 4 Let’s add the top lines for the roof. They’re the same L-shaped lines, only rotated 180 degrees. Place them a pixel above the other lines and then …
We’re going to take inspiration from 19th century typography for today’s vintage text effect tutorial. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to add detailed decorations to a basic word to transform it into a beautiful piece of engraved typography. The process makes use of lots of useful Illustrator techniques, such as offset path, blends and the Pathfinder tool. Follow along to give your text and logos the old west type treatment. The text effect we’ll be producing in this tutorial takes inspiration from typography of the 1800s. Type would often be given a three dimensional appearance and shading would be produced with detailed lines as part of …
How To Create a Vintage Text Effect in Illustrator
Digital painting is quite tricky.
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed monster character in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main body shape using basic tools and effects. Using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with a simple blend, you will learn how to add shading and highlights for that body shape.
What You’ll Be Creating Today’s tutorial is a little bit special, as I am going to show you how to build something based on a traditional hand-sewed Romanian decorative pattern. The tutorial itself will rely on using the Rectangle Tool in collaboration with the Pixel
What You’ll Be Creating For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the set of shapes that will make up a first pattern brush. You’ll learn how to easily create pixel perfect shapes and how to save patterns. Using this first brush, the Shape Builder Tool and some basic effects, you will learn how to create the actual straw pattern brush. Finally, you will learn how to easily recolor your brush and how to create a neat text effect. 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 box and 620 in the height box, and then click 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 . Enable the Grid (…