Apr 07, 2011 — 7 comments
This tutorial uses both Illustrator and Photoshop to create a cool winter background. The focus is on showing you how to create custom patterns in Illustrator and custom brushes from these patterns in Photoshop.
Follow this step by step tutorial to create a colourful and vibrant abstract poster design. We’ll create a series of tessellating shapes using Illustrator’s Pathfinder tool, then begin adding colour swatches and gradients to bring the design to life. To finish the poster off, we’ll then import it into Photoshop to add some polish in the form of subtle textures.
Create great Illustrator backgrounds. Simple drag and drop graphics from the Nature Symbols Library helps you design a realistic piece of artwork.
A couple of weeks back I posted a collection of free military camouflage patterns, featuring woodland, desert, urban and digital style designs. This week I’m going to show you how the camo designs were created and how the pattern file was made so it would seamlessly repeat.
We have another great illustrator quick tip to share with you. The quick tip utilizes how you can use the pattern feature in the latest version of illustrator, in order to construct seamless vector patterns. The tutorial is a great starting point for gaining an understanding of how the new pattern tool feature works, its also a step towards mastering new feature.
Some of the coolest designs can be created with the simplest of tools. In this tutorial we’ll create a cool abstract poster design using nothing more than a hexagon. With careful composition, an enticing colour scheme and a series of textures you can easily create a great looking design that would work perfectly as a poster, or even artwork for a book or album cover.
In this tutorial we will teach you how to create a vector wooden texture using simple techniques and standard tools of Adobe Illustrator. I’m sure, after you’ve learned this tutorial you would spend no more than 10 minutes on creating a similar texture. Find out more at the jump!
Learn how to create visually interesting dotted tunnel in easy steps.
When we launched DynamicSketch and InkScribe as May’s joint Products of the Month I immediately thought of our friend Carlos Garro to demonstrate how these awesome plug-ins can be used to create creative and unique artwork. Learn about the plug-ins and Carlos’s workflow below.
In this tutorial we will learn how to create random vector sand and pebble textures. It is not difficult to do if you have Phantasm CS. Of course, it could not be done without some magic, but I will generously share all the secrets with you. Find out more…
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