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What You’ll Be Creating For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and effects along with some basic vector shape building techniques. Moving on you will learn how to add subtle shading and highlights using the Appearance panel, basic blending techniques and a simple blur effect. Finally, you will learn how to create the wheels, and the little handles using the Live Corners feature, a built-in gradient and some simple grouping techniques. 1. Create a New Document and Setup a Grid Hit Control-N to create a new document. 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 Grid ). For starters you will need a grid every 5px , so simply go to Edit…
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Create a Travel Bag Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
3D vector text can be a daunting undertaking when not using a program like Maya or SketchUp. Using a simple bevel and extrude effect, gradients, and offset paths you’ll find creating chrome, dimensional 3D vector text is an easy job.
Looking for the other amazing entries we received? Then check out Part One and Part Two of our Creative Selfie Showcase. Community Project Showcase: Creative Selfies – Part Three Today we bring you the long awaited part three of our Creative Selfie Community Project here on Tuts+. We first started this project back in May, where we asked you to show us a creative extension of yourself. Our talented authors showed you their best creative selfies and you returned the challenge with dozens of incredible submissions from around the world! Creative Selfies By You! Here are the last 20 entries created by our readers. Show some love to these talented artists in the comments section below. Enjoy! David Maw My name is David. Ever since I stumbled upon Svetlana’s incredible fashionista tutorial (part one), I’ve been hooked on Tuts+. I’m thankful you extended the deadline and I’m excited to share my submission. I’m an electronic music composer at heart and thus my portrait carries that theme. My music: https://soundcloud.com/vidicus Charley Coetzee My name is Charley, I am a Photographer and Graphic Designer. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I love learning new art forms or even sharing ideas! Oktawian Hey there, this is my selfie. http://okti-okti.rhcloud.com/ Peter Kaalund Konichiwa! I am a newly graduate Designer and aspiring Art Director from Denmark. I love minimalism, zen buddhism and grounding coffee. Nice to…
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Community Project Showcase: Creative Selfies – Part Three
No matter how advanced or novice of an Inkscape user you may be, the basics are absolutely essential. Let’s go over some of the best Inkscape tutorials and courses to get caught up on everything you need to know. Basic Tools and Methods There’s plenty of tools and methods to become overwhelming, so these are the tutorials you’ll want to take a look at for learning the foundation of Inkscape. Fun Tricks With Inkscape’s Polygon Tool The Polygon tool in Inkscape has a slight learning curve, but can be an excellent way to speed up the creation of complex shapes. In this quick tip, we’ll go over some neat tricks to make the Polygon tool more useful with your designs. How to Create Gradient Fills and on Stroke in Inkscape The first time you open Inkscape, it may take a while to finally discover gradients. When you do, they can be rather overwhelming and confusing at first. Check out this quick tip to learn some tricks with Inkscape’s gradients, Gradient Editor, and Gradient Tool. While I’m using linear gradients in this tutorial, the same principals apply to radial gradients. Group/Ungroup vs. Combine/Break Apart in Inkscape The fact that Group/Ungroup and Combine/Break Apart are two sets of complete synonyms, you might not think that Inkscape would have these as separate functions. While these are pretty …
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Back to School: 28 Easy Inkscape Tutorials
To create the 3D mosaic vector effect we will use the Halftone effect of the Phantasm plug-in and then we will learn how to automate work in Adobe Illustrator using the Action feature. Long sequences of commands, effects and filters with multiple parameters can easily be replaced with the work of the action, which lasts no more than 5 seconds! At the end, you’ll be able to create instant works of mosaic art with this mosaic vector tutorial.
What You’ll Be Creating InDesign is the best Adobe tool for creating traditional and expertly crafted typography. Designers often are quick to jump over to Illustrator or Photoshop if they want to create more unique and contemporary text effects. However, with a little know-how you can create cutting-edge, creative text effects without ever having to leave InDesign. This tutorial shows you how to create five striking typographic effects using tools and tricks available to you in InDesign. You can follow these tutorials individually, then tweak the steps to make your own unique styles. Page Setup For all of the effects below, we’ll be using an A4 layout. But feel free to skip …
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Create 5 High-Impact Typography Effects in Adobe InDesign
Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. It is packed with useful tools, some of which you might be familiar with and some you might have never used.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Download Meter Vector for user interfaces. You will find out how to create a Clipping Mask in order to clip some effects into a shape, and also how to create an Inner Shadow Effect in Photoshop. Let’s begin!
What You’ll Be Creating Readers may recognize today’s interviewee, Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti, as the creator of those fantastic, hand-drawn illustration depicting women, empowering messages of inclusion and little celebrations of identity. I had the pleasure of getting to know more about Carol’s artwork, current series of illustrations, and a bit about her day-to-day life below. Enjoy! Thanks so much for the interview. Let’s start at the beginning: What got you into illustration? I’ve loved drawing since I learned how to grab a pencil. I think most kids love drawing; the only difference is that I never stopped practicing! So I decided to take graphic design in college, and now I work with illustration and graphic design and I really love it. Photo of Carol Rossetti. Who or what are your main sources of inspiration? Inspirations comes from everywhere, and I must say I’ve always had many sources. I must say that people really inspire me, much more than nature, animals or whatever. It might sound
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful propeller pinwheel illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the first propeller using basic tools and effects. Moving on you will learn how to add color and shading for these shapes using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with the Appearance panel. Using a simple Transform effects and a bunch of new colors you will learn how to multiply and recolor the new propellers.