Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a vector Watercolor Background in an interesting way. You do not have to get yourself dirty with paint and waste expensive paper. It turns out that all you need is right within your reach, which is the Internet! I will teach you very quickly how to create vector paint brushes sets and re-model the default ones. Today, we will also learn about some of the Phantasm CS features that will make your work faster and more comfortable.
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.
Many designers work with bitmap images when creating web layouts in Adobe Illustrator. Rasterino is a new plugin that provides a set of tools and features making the whole processing of bitmap images far easier and quicker! These include Crop Image, Trim Image, Set Resolution, Re-link Embedded Images and In-line Edit Embedded Images. In today’s tutorial we’ll get acquainted with these main features and applications of Rasterino when creating a web design.
Stroked line icons really complement a flat interface style with their minimal and basic appearance. Let’s take a look at building a set of stylised vector icons of our own. We’ll base them on the weather to allow us to create a set of consistently styled icons that would be a perfect match for a weather app. Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to see how the most simple of tools can be used to create a set of trendy glyphs.
Today we will learn a couple of ways how to create vector shadow with the help of Blend Tool, Gradient Tool, Gradient Mesh, and Appearance panel. Have fun learning our new Adobe illustrator tutorial!
Gradient fills are used to create transitions between colors. Most often they are used to add volume to flat vector objects, creating light and shadow. Today we’ll learn how to create gradients and control them.
In this tutorial we will learn how to create vector hologram stickers. For shape creation, we will be using the Dynamic Shapes Tool, which is one of the tools of the VectorScribe plugin. We will also learn how to create a simple gradient mesh and how to produce color effects with the help of the Transparency panel. Finally, we will create a graphic style for text with the help of the Appearance panel. Very important basic techniques of vector graphics are described in detail in this tutorial.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create vector greeting card with a blurred background. Have fun learning our new Adobe Illustrator tutorial and Happy Holidays!
Hi there. In this week’s tutorial I will show you how to create the Yin Yang symbol. You will only need the Grid, several circles and ellipses along with some basic effects. Once you’ve followed these eleven, simple steps you can easily turn your final result into a nice, little icon.
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.
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