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Sweeten up your text art with this strawberry text effect tutorial. Learn how to use custom brushes and the appearance panel to your advantage when customizing typography.
Washed out matte effects seem to be really popular in the Photography scene at the moment. These effects look particular cool when combined with warm vintage tones to add a classic nostalgic feeling to your images. Follow this step by step tutorial to process and transform your shots in Photoshop to create a warm washed out vintage matte effect using non-destructive editing. The photo effect we’ll be creating gives your images a warm colour cast with washed out contrast, taking inspiration from early analogue films. The effect is produced by building up Photoshop’s adjustment layers and blending modes to stack multiple levels of manipulation. Open up your base image in Photoshop. I’m using a photograph of my motorcycle for this tutorial. By…
What You’ll Be Creating It’s summertime—the time to hit the beach or take a sail. What better time to decorate with a nautical pattern that’ll repeat perfectly? In this tutorial, you will learn to create marine life wallpaper in a vintage style, using Adobe Illustrator. You will use the Pencil Tool to draw different elements, and learn to make the wallpaper seamless. You can follow these steps precisely to make the nautical pattern pictured above, or you can use the steps this tutorials shows to make a pattern with any objects you’d like that repeats perfectly. 1. Creating the Marine Life elements Step 1 Press Control-N button to create a new document at size 600 px in the width and height. Select the Pencil Tool (N) and on the Stroke panel, select Round Cap . Then adjust the Pencil Tool (N) options: double-click on it on the Tools panel ( Window > Tools ) and in the new dialogue window, make Tolerances Fidelity 3 pixels and Smoothness 40% . Check Fill New Pencil Strokes and then press Okay . Let’s draw a seagull as in the image below. To close the path, you need to hold the …
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
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In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed spray can vector icon in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will find out how to set a a simple grid and how to create a bunch of pixel perfect shapes using basic tools and effects. Once you have the main spray can vector icon, you will learn how to work with complex gradients and how to add subtle shadows and highlights using basic blending and vector shape building techniques. Finally, you will learn how to create a simple mesh and how to easily recolor your spray can vector icon. Tutorial Details: Spray Can Vector Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Topics Covered: Basic Tools and Effects, Transform techniques and the Appearance panel Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Final Image: Your New Spray Can Vector Icon As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Step 1 Hit CTRL + N to create a new document. Select Pixels from the Units drop-down menu, enter 600 in the width box and 480 in the height box 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 …
Spray It Up! Make Your Own Spray Can Vector
Add a touch of luxury to your designs with these shiny golden ribbon banner vectors. Easily create banner vector shapes with warped rectangles and apply a series of gradients to the shapes to get a gilded perfection.
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In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a Cardboard Vector Texture by using the Wrinkle Tool and graphics texture. Today you’ll also find out how to edit and apply native Adobe Illustrator’s patterns. Cardboard vector textures are pretty hot these days and they are being used in abstract backgrounds and product designs and that’s why creating your own texture will be super useful for you in future. Have fun going through our new vector tutorial! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS2 – CC Difficulty: Beginner Topics Covered: Wrinkle Tool and native Adobe Illustrator’s patterns Estimated Completion Time: 15 minutes Final Image Step 1 Open Adobe Illustrator and create a new document (Cmd/Ctrl + N) . Your artboard can be any size. The cardboard vector texture we’ll create will work equally well in the RGB and in the CMYK color modes, even though I worked in the RGB mode. Step 2 Take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create a rectangle with no stroke and light-blown fill (R= 223, G= 196, B= 165) . The size of our rectangle corresponds to the size of our cardboard vector texture which you’re going to get. Step 3 Create one more rectangle stretched in horizontal direction as it is indicated…
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More Than a Box: Tips for Creating a Cardboard Vector Texture
Soon summer will be in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere, and what better way to greet the season than with faceted summer banner vector designs filled with sunshine, rainstorms, and rainbows! With the super trendy faceted texture, we’ve got the makings for some fantastic stickers, web banners, and the beginnings of logotypes. Tutorial Details Program : Adobe Illustrator CS5-CC Difficulty : Beginner Topics Covered : Shape Building, Warp Tools, Creating a Custom Texture Estimated Completion Time : 30 Minutes Final Image Step 1 Each of the faceted summer banner designs begin with the same banner. Using the Rectangle Tool (M) , draw a narrow, horizontal rectangle in light coral. Use the Pen Tool (P) or the Polygon Tool in order to draw a triangle that intersects with both corners on the left of the rectangle. Select both objects and hit Minus Front in the Pathfinder panel. Repeat on the other side in order to complete your ribbon…