Apr 07, 2011 — 7 comments
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector character using the Pen Tool, linear and radial gradients, Art Brush, Pattern Brush and Blend Tool. For manual tracing I used the VectorScribe plugin tools. Undoubtedly, this can make the job easier and accelerates the process of creating of a large number of vector objects. After installing the VectorScribe plugin to my computer I never part with its tools in my daily work.
Create vector outline in Illustrator has always been laborious work which requires certain skills and accuracy. In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial I will tell you how to get a clean vector outline quickly using a simple method. Find out at the jump!
It’s hard to go past the benefits of vector illustration for use in printing. Editable scale, color and composition put vector ahead of traditional illustration but it can’t compare to the style of hand drawn images. In this tutorial we will learn how to easily take a pen and pencil sketch and turn it into a vector illustration without losing the aesthetic of a hand rendered image.
The new Bristle Brush in Illustrator CS5 gives you the best of both worlds: The painterly effects of real media and the control and flexibility of a vector drawing. We’ll use another new feature in CS5, the "Draw Inside" drawing mode, which will let us do what every artist likes to do — color outside the lines. Let’s get started!
How to Create a Fun Hot Air Balloon Sky Scene
Learn how to create a fun Easter Themed collage, we’ll be creating Easter Eggs, a hatching Bird and a Bunny Face from scratch in Adobe Illustrator and arranging it into an Easter Egg shape. We’ll also be adding some finishing touches in Adobe Photoshop.
Today we are going to create our very own 8-bit Pac-Man style ghost in Illustrator.
Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a grumpy Internet troll character. We’ll start the process with a basic pencil sketch then build up a complete vector character design with linework, colour fills and basic shading to create a funny cartoon mascot.
How to Create a Fantasy Character in Illustrator
In this step-by-step tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a Cartoon Little Girl (or Boy) Portrait in Illustrator. We will use modified Basic Shapes, Blend Tool and Art Brush (for stylized afro.
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