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In today’s tutorial you will learn how to draw rather complex three-dimensional isometric icon vectors, specifically an isometric bank icon. This tutorial contains a description of the preparatory phase, which I hope will simplify your workflow and detailed guide for designing elements of the building. It is likely that isometric icon vectors will become a design trend in 2015, so it’s time to master this style!
Let’s cap off this week with a great tutorial on how to create a detailed bottle cap vector in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and effect along with some neat stroke tricks. Using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with the Appearance panel you will learn how to add color, shading and highlights for your main shapes. Finally, you will learn how to easily recolor your bottle cap vector. Tutorial Details: Bottle Cap Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Topics Covered: Basic Tools and Effects, Transform techniques and the Appearance panel Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Final Image: Bottle Cap Vector As always, this is the final bottle cap vector that we’ll be creating: (I added the classic Coke logo to show how you can customize these bottle cap vectors to any project.) Step 1 To begin with our bottle cap vector tutorial, hit Control + N to create a new document. Select Pixels from the Units…
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Cap Off Your Designs with a Customized Bottle Cap Vector!
Around this time every year I take a moment to reflect back on my posts over the past 12 months and compare how well they performed on social media. My latest Greatest Hits compilation features my top content from 2014, arranging my tutorials, articles and freebies in order of their popularity. Which one was your favourite? I tallied up all the Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn & Pinterest votes/likes from the social media buttons from each post and arranged them in order of popularity. Once again it’s amazing to see the disparity between them. Last year saw a clear winner with my Cinemgraph tutorial , whereas this year my Photoshop money effect tutorial went viral with a total of 115,268 likes. How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop Read this tutorial 115,268 votes How To Create an Easy Abstract Blur Pattern Design Read this tutorial 5832 votes Free Wilderness Vector Graphics & Logo Template Kit Download this freebie 5593 votes How to Overprint Colors to Create Cool Print Effects Read this article 3749 votes 10 Free Vintage Style Illustrated Light Ray Vectors Download this freebie 3465 votes How To Create a Contour Map Effect in Illustrator Read this tutorial 2580 votes 7 Beginner Mistakes to Avoid When Designing for Print Read this article 2088 votes How To Create Geometric Low Poly Art The Easy Way Read this tutorial 1949 votes 20 Free High-Res Geometric Polygon Backgrounds Download this freebie 1866 votes How To Create Typography Illustrations the Easy Way Read this tutorial 1696 votes How To Create a Double Exposure Effect in Photoshop Read this tutorial 1561 votes Game of Thrones Inspired Line Art Logos…
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Blog.SpoonGraphics Design Tutorials Greatest Hits 2014
As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to step back, take stock of what’s happened in the past twelve months, and plan ahead (at least, that’s what most people think ). And there’s one thing we do at Tuts+ in great quantity that gives us plenty to reflect upon: publishing content. In the past twelve months, we’ve published
In this Holiday Ornament Vector and Sketchy Festive Pattern tutorial we will learn how to create an original seamless holiday pattern using the Draw Inside mode and Pattern Maker feature. In the process of creating a holiday ornament vector we will be using gradient fills and Opacity Mask. Finally, to create light accents we will be applying the Color Dodge blending mode. Have some festive fun learning with our new Adobe Illustrator tutorial…
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll get a proper introduction to the features of the Text Tool and Text Properties docker in CorelDRAW, through the creation of a label design for food products. Get to know how to alter horizontal type, type and edit on a curved path, and type within various shapes. I’ll also give you an overview of the various options to further edit text. Fire up
Get ready for Halloween in a spooky, goopy style with this slime vector text effect! Through offset paths, gradients, and various effects, we’ll whip up some mucky lettering.
For the past few months we (and when I say “we” I mean the amazing Tuts+ community) have been translating tutorials across the Tuts+ network. So far we have well over 300 translations in nearly 30 languages! Here are some of the most popular examples from Tuts+ Design & Illustration. Arabic (العربية/عربي) أساسيات الرسوم المتحركة: كيف ترسم وجهّا كارتونياً بطريقة صحيحة Chinese (Simplified) (中文（简体)) Adobe Illustrator教程：使用基本图形绘制简单卡哇伊的雪宝 Dutch (Nederlands) Maak Je Eigen Kleurenpaletten Met De Adobe Kuler App Voor iPhone Teken Een Schattige Yeti in Adobe Illustrator French (Français) Spécial Rentrée : 30 Tutoriels Simples Pour Adobe InDesign Créer un Portrait Vectoriel, Inspiré du Film “La Reine des Neiges” dans Adobe Illustrator – Niveau Avancé Georgian (ქართული) მულტიპლიკაციის საფუძვლები: როგორ დავხატოთ მულტიპლიკაციური სახე სწორად German (Deutsch) Erstellen von Vektorgrafiken im Spirograph-Design Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) Membuat Gadis Bermain Seluncur Menggunakan Bentuk-Bentuk Dasar Dalam Adobe Illustrator Bagaimana Membuat Pola Tanpa Tepi Tema Kelautan Klasik dalam Adobe Illustrator Portuguese (Português)…
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In the following Halloween lantern vector tutorial you will learn how to create a paper bag lantern vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and create the main shape using basic vector shapes. You will learn how to add shading and highlights using the Pathfinder panel and some simple blending techniques. Using built-in brushes and raster effects along with some basic masking techniques, you will learn how to add subtle textures. Add some glowing spookiness and you’ll have the perfect Halloween lantern vector for the month of scares. Tutorial Details: Halloween Lantern Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Topics Covered: Basic Tools and Effects, Masking, Blending and Trasnform techniques Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Final Image: Halloween Lantern Vector As always, this is the final Halloween lantern vector that we’ll be creating: Step 1: Halloween Lantern Vector Hit Control + N to create a new document to begin this Halloween lantern vector tutorial. Select Pixels from the Units drop-down menu, enter 600 in the width and height boxes then click on 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 ( View > Show Grid ) and the Snap to Grid ( View > Snap to …
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In the following tutorial you will learn how to create your own gingham pattern vector in Adobe Illustrator, and you’ll get some tips for using it. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid for your gingham pattern vector. Using this gingham pattern, a single rectangle and taking full advantage of the Appearance panel you will learn how to create a menu cover that you could edit and take in any direction.