Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
Logo design is the process to create simple, recognizable images that represent a company. For a designer going through this process, it is very important to understand the field of work of the company, as well as the message that it wants to give to the viewers. Logo design appeared from the companies’ and organizations’ need to have a simple, easy-to-remember image that represents their work.
The traditional methods of creating pixel art one pixel at a time no doubt yields the best results, but it’s an extremely time consuming specialist craft. Today I’m going to show you how to cheat and make use of Illustrator’s Object Mosaic feature to create cool 16-bit style pixel art the easy way, allowing you to quickly produce retro style sprite graphics for your designs and artworks.
Therefore, in today’s tutorial we will take a look at the basics of working with gradient meshes, which will help you to master this complex and very temperamental tool.
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic MacBook Pro illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
Beautiful patterns can be easily created by duplicating basic shapes with a simple colour scheme. This tutorial explains the process of creating a trendy chevron background pattern using Illustrator’s vector shape tools. We’ll then take the design over to Photoshop to add some extra polish and really bring the pattern to life with subtle gradients and texture effects.
In this article we'll check out a couple of ways how to reduce extra points on the Bezier curves or paths using Adobe Illustrator standard tools and plug-ins. You can easily compare the proposed methods, as I evaluated them qualitatively and quantitatively.
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.
In this tutorial we will find out how to create an abstract 3D paper background. It is pretty popular topic today, to make sure it's true, take a look at top sales of any microstock websites. In order to create this type of backgrounds, one needs a minimum of technical skills and doesn't necessarily need to know how to draw.
Cool Adobe Illustrator text effects tutorial. Create Neon text. Step by step written tutorial and video.
In this tutorial we won't only find out how to create very interesting text effect, but also we'll learn how to convert raster shadows into 100% vector. That's why this tutorial is especially valuable for me, and I'm happy to recommend it to all vector graphics fans.
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