Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Follow this step by step tutorial to create a flowing composition of geometric lines based on the retro style of the Mexico 1968 Olympics branding
Follow this Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a range of simple vector objects based around the theme of a designer’s lifestyle, then tile them together into a cool looking repeating pattern. The creation of objects based on Illustrator’s basic shapes makes for a great tutorial for beginners while resulting in an awesome outcome which can be put to use in a range of design projects.
In this tutorial, Matt uses an artistic brush to make a pattern in Illustrator and then takes that pattern into Photoshop to use as a weathered layer effect.
Step by step tutorial demonstrates creating and coloring of quilt blocks. This quilting pattern is made up of symmetrical blocks which begins with a basic square.
There’s a simple way of creating seamless repeating patterns like these. Let me show you how I created these shapes for geometric patterns using the "Constrain Distance” feature of the InkScribe plug-in together with the "Protractor” tool from VectorScribe!
In this tutorial, we'll make a semi-realistic road and rail track that actually consists of one single path each. Although it looks impossible, there are not any brushes and no need for any effects to be applied, but you could use some effect if you want. The secret is hidden in a tricky combination of multiple strokes. Intrigued? Read more!
In this tutorial I will explain pattern brushes in Illustrator. Creating pattern brushes can save time and is a great technique to add to your design skills. After this tutorial you will be able to create great pattern brushes to add to your design arsenal. Lets get started!
Adobe Illustrator patterns makes your work process easier and the result prettier. Every vector professional must know the secrets and details about using seamless patterns, as well as many approaches to creating them. In this tutorial I dive into the anatomy of patterns in Adobe Illustrator, analyzing numerous existing methods of creating a seamless pattern fill, from the easiest ones to the most complex ones.
I recently shared some tips with a subscriber about how to create a nautical star design in Illustrator, which then prompted me to research traditional nautical star and compass rose layouts and construct an ornate design of my own. The process makes use of lots of simple but really useful techniques in Illustrator to build up layers of detail. Follow this step by step guide to create a detailed black and white compass rose illustration with various symmetrical pattern effects.
Learn how to create visually interesting dotted tunnel in easy steps.
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