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What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create Latvian signs in Adobe Illustrator and animate them in Adobe After Effects. To make it more fun, I will show you the basics of how to create a small motion for your shapes and lines. I will not show you the whole process, just enough to get you started.
What You’ll Be Creating When you get a graphics tablet for the first time, it’s hard to stop yourself from painting all these ideas out of your head. You try, they turn out worse than expected, but you keep trying. Sometimes you get this feeling that maybe you should practice before getting into real painting, but these exercises are so boring! You want to paint a dragon, not a couple of shaded blocks. I feel you! That’s why I’ve prepared a set of exercises that will make you learn without having to paint boring things. Paint whatever you like using any of these techniques, and you’ll see progress in no time! 1. Paint With Light Only We usually start with a white canvas, but that’s simply a remnant of a traditional medium. This “default” position forces us to paint both light and shadow, even though shadow isn’t really a thing—it’s just lack of light (see my article about light and shadow to learn more). By starting with a black canvas, you’re forcing yourself to paint with light only, making shadow what it should be—an area without light. Step 1 Prepare a sketch of your object. Step 2 Invert its colors (in Photoshop you can use the shortcut Control-I ) and fill the background with…
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7 Exercises to Improve Your Digital Painting Skills
What You’ll Be Creating Do you feel the crisp winter air? Yes—winter is approaching! During this time of the year, many birds migrate in search of warmer temperatures—except the sparrows, our little friends which are always around us.
What You’ll Be Creating School started a while back, so let’s get inspired and create three pencil characters in Adobe Illustrator.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial I will show you, step by step, how to create a circular grid, align it perfectly and design a cute owl character. Hopefully, you’ll learn how to use circles to create other characters on your own. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Recently we learned how to draw a pony , but it was only one, boring pose. Horses are famous for their speed, so we’ll make our pony run in its full glory. This tutorial will be a bit different than the last one. You won’t only repeat the steps—you’ll also learn how to draw any running pose you like! 1. How a Pony Runs Before we start drawing, you need to understand how a pony runs. This is the “skeleton” of our pony. Do you remember what’s there in the legs? It’s the best to compare the legs of a pony to your own legs and arms: The hoof is like the tip of…
Drawing for Kids: Draw a Running Pony
What You’ll Be Creating Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a bagel sandwich icon in Adobe Illustrator. At the beginning you will create the two bagel pieces, and then you will draw all the ingredients for the sandwich: pieces of lettuce, a slice of cheese and a slice of ham.
What You’ll Be Creating “There’s no place like home…” Dorothy whispered those words, and with three clicks of her sparkly ruby slippers, she was back in Kansas again. It’s an iconic movie moment, one we couldn’t neglect in our series of Wizard of Oz -themed tutorials. So in this tutorial, we’ll walk through creating a typographic illustration using the “No
In today’s tutorial we will create a Haunted House Halloween Vector poster in flat design style. This style is characterized by minimalism, the lack of gradient fills, textures, and use of elementary forms for the construction of all objects. So let’s get started!
What You’ll Be Creating The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is one of the most popular fairy-tale novels for children, which is also loved by millions of adults for its fantastic, magical atmosphere. In this tutorial we’ll be creating a colorful portrait of Cowardly Lion, using a stock photo to create a realistic, outlined look. We’ll be adding some grungy and lighting effects, creating a stylish thematic poster with the Cowardly Lion. Let’s start! 1. Create Line Art From a Stock Photo Step 1 For our tutorial, we’ll be using this photo of a lion from Pixabay.com .