Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
Often you might hear form beginner vector designers a question, how to round the corners of a vector object in Adobe Illustrator. Surely, there are plug-ins and scripts that can help. But for most of them, unfortunately, you should pay. Today I’ll show you several ways how to solve this problem with the help of standard Adobe Illustrator tools.
Hi everybody! In today's tutorial, I want to tell you about some unusual topic for many illustrators- 3D graphics, as well as need to implement 3D editor in the pipeline vector artist.
Attention! This icon was not created solely for educational purposes. You can see the working process of real designing! We are going to use various professional techniques to create this icon, and I will give you many useful tips along the way. So, let’s get down to work, experts!
Want to add a touch of wonder to you’re vector images? This tutorial is a guide where you will find ideas to create a magic book. In the first half you will learn how to make an open book, in the remaining steps you’ll make the background and add the magic effects. You can apply these effects to other projects.
Today we will create a vector drawing of the main character from the Chinese novel “Journey to the West”, the Monkey King. The tutorial will show you drawing techniques for Illustrator,tips for character design and composition setups. Whether you’re an advanced Illustrator user or a beginner, you’ll be able to complete it easily.
Due to its accessibility, Cubism, an art movement founded by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, is making its way to our artworks, allowing us to create stylish logos that have a specific visual pleasure in no time. This is a simple, pen-drawing, Illustrator tutorial with just a touch of Photoshop.
Adobe Illustrator CS6 has a new feature that allows users to apply gradients to strokes. Is it possible to do that in earlier versions? Today I’ll show you how to apply gradients to strokes in previous versions of Illustrator.
Hi there. In the following tutorial I will show you how to create a detailed traffic light illustration. It covers some interesting techniques and effects. Give it a try and you might learn some new stuff about working with opacity masks, blends, Photoshop effects, multiple fills/strokes.
Hi there. In this week's tutorial I will walk you through creating your own shield icon. You'll be using the Rectangle Tool, the Ellipse Tool, the Direct Selection Tool and the Convert Anchor Point Tool along with some Pathfinder, Offset Path and other simple effects. I will also show you how to work with scripts.
Today we introduce you the Spiral Raster script which converts raster images into vector spirals that look like variable width paths. Now we have an opportunity to choose one of three tracing methods and control parameters of the base grid. And the most important is that you can export the tracing result as vector files in the SVG format. In this article you’ll find the Spiral Raster script and the instruction for its use.
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