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nikanor

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Illustrator » Drawing — over 6 years ago
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In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector snake using the Mesh Tormentor - Free Gradient Mesh plugin, which will make your work with the gradient mesh simple and enjoyable. I was trying to describe the creation of a complex object in order to reveal more features of this wonderful plugin, but believe me, it can do much more than I managed to describe. The matter depends on your imagination.
Illustrator » Effects — over 6 years ago
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Doodle style is very popular now. Today we are going to master the technique of creating such a style, using Adobe Illustrator, effects, Appearance palette and Graphic Style palette. Having studied this tutorial, you can create quite complex images conveying light and shadow.
Illustrator » 3D Techniques — over 6 years ago
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The Perspective Grid Tool is not widely used by designers. It's a quite powerful tool, though not really a convenient one. Let’s learn how to use it on a simple example of the construction of 3D chart.
Illustrator » Effects — over 6 years ago
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In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector business card using the properties of the Blending Mode from the Transparency palette and simple gradients. The tutorial is designed for those who make their first steps in learning Adobe Illustrator.
Illustrator » Text Effects — over 6 years ago
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Phantasm CS is a plugin for Adobe Illustrator providing color adjustment, embedded image handling and essential pre-press tools. With the help of Phantasm CS, you can also create fully managed Halftone effect. Exactly this property of the plugin will be discussed in this tutorial.
Illustrator » 3D Techniques — over 6 years ago
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In this vector tutorial we will learn how to create an advertising billboard using 3D modeling and a few simple techniques such as shape building using the Pathfinder palette, defining the vanishing point by using the guides, filling an object with gradients and using the Blend Tool.
Illustrator » Patterns — about 6 years ago
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In this vector tutorial we will learn how to create a seamless pattern in the style of Russian Khokhloma. We will learn the techniques of creating the basic elements and steps of creating an ornament. Seamless pattern is very high in demand, as they are used in the textile industry and for creating of the backgrounds. After studying this lesson, you learn how to create these ornaments on a professional level.
Illustrator » Drawing — about 6 years ago
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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.
Illustrator » Drawing — about 6 years ago
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In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector portrait in Pop Art style. We will try to reproduce the style of Roy Lichtenstein, one of the best representatives of this trend. To create the raster effect and fine-tune it, the Phantasm CS vector Halftone tool was applied. To perform this tutorial, you can use any photo, so why not make a self-portrait in the Pop Art style? Let’s get started!
Illustrator » Basics — about 6 years ago
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In this tutorial we will learn how to create a realistic vector denim texture. It’s easier than it might seem at first sight, and I think it can be done by those who are taking their first steps into the world of vector graphics. Creation of other elements of this tutorial is more advanced, although I tried to describe each step clearly. Let’s continue at it’s an interesting and useful tutorial…