Apr 07, 2011 — 3 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.
These tutorial it’s made to help you discover, enhance and facilitate your own creative growth and skills. So don’t feel obligated to take my comments or examples as gospel. Use them as spring boards to explore, experiment and have fun developing your own creative process. That is how you’ll benefit most from this tutorial.
October is here, which means designers and illustrators get that extra excuse to include skulls, zombies and monsters in their work with the arrival of Halloween. Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a hand-drawn zombie illustration. We’ll use a photograph as a basic reference then use our Wacom tablet along with Illustrator’s vector brush tools to draw up various gruesome elements on our zombie character.
It’s been a while since we posted a design tutorial, but you won’t mind that once you see we’ve come back in style! Our sister website, Designious.com has an amazing team of talented designers who can hand draw the heck out of a vector pack. So, to show you what they’ve been up to lately and to brush you up on your design skills, we’ve released a great step by step tutorial on how to draw a vector pirate skull.
In this tutorial we will learn how to create wallet icon using simple techniques and objects. To round the corners of multiple rectangles, we will be using the Dynamic Corners Tool, part of the (VectorScribe plugin), which is much easier to use and accelerates our work.
In today’s article I explore new functions of the Pencil Tool (N). Tool options have been greatly simplified, from now on we can automatically close paths and draw straight line segments. Are there any problems with editing paths? Let’s check.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a photo-realistic iPhone illustration and every single icon you can find on the iPhone touch screen. That’s 18 icons! With so many fantastic tips and tricks we’ve broken the tutorial into two parts, in part two you will learn how to make the remainder of the icons and finish your illustration. Let’s get started!
Christmas is coming soon, so I thought I’d make a quick tutorial on how to create a Christmas decoration (globe) icon in Illustrator. You should be able to use this both in large size and small size (e.g. 32×32 pixel icons).
There are many types of radial patterns, and I find it helpful to have some of the more common kind on hand. I’ll show you how to make two types of radials: two-tone radials, and the sort that has a repeating element, or what I think of as graphic radials. This tutorial is for the beginner Adobe Illustrator artist.
In this tutorial, we’ll find out how to create a realistic vector leaf which can be always used in your future projects. This leaf is essentially universal, i.e. you can always change its color and form. It might seem to you that it’s created with the help of the Gradient Mesh. But nope, it’s not the case. I used plain gradient fills.
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