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Create a Shaped Clipping Mask in Photoshop/Illustrator (Tutorial)
Companyfolders.com shares a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of one of our favorite folder design templates. This Cruise Ship Adventure Presentation Folder Template uses a simple clipping mask to make the image of the ship appear to be split into several rounded square tile shapes.
Bring a fluorescent transparency to life in Illustrator
Although a lot of Illustrator tools are fairly simple to grasp, using them with finesse and perfecting the finer details can take further practice. In this tutorial we’ll look at a selection of transparency and gradient tools that aren’t always used as subtly and beautifully as they can be. We’ll create a lifelike but contemporary animal study here, but the techniques covered can be applied to any subject matter that requires a striking dynamic look or an elegant subtle shine, from branding to character design.
Create a Retro Badge/Emblem Logo in Illustrator
Retro and Vintage Logos is a popular trend these days, the Badge/Emblem Logo style is especially popular and looks great! In today's tutorial we'll be learning how to create a Retro Badge/Emblem Logo using Adobe Illustrator.
Create a Vector Diamond Using 3D Software and Illustrator
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.
Drawing City Portrait Using Adobe Illustrator Tutorial
In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to draw vector design of a city portrait using Adobe Illustrator Tutorial, this will be helping and useful for every graphic designer because in this illustrator tutorial we using some advanced techniques to get amazing drawing portrait, Not so difficult, just using basic tools. So let’s jump in!
Easy Bomb-Omb In Illustrator
Today I'm going to show a beginner tutorial of how to create a Super Mario's Bomb-Omb is just a few steps, you don't have to be good at drawing or even at Illustrator to do it.
How to Create a Greeting Card for Valentine's Day from Rose Petals
In this tutorial we will create a vector rose petals using gradient mesh. Free gradient mesh plugin, Mesh Tormentor, will help us to make it fast. With its help, we'll also be able to create a scatter brush from the gradient mesh, which in no other way can be done in Adobe Illustrator. Color all the nodes with one click, change the structure of the gradient mesh is not all that can be using this wonderful plugin. Have fun and enjoy our new Adobe Illustrator tutorial!
How To Create a Classic Tattoo Style Vector Illustration
Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a vector illustration inspired by the classic tattoo art of Sailor Jerry. Our dagger and heart design will use clean black linework and perfectly formed shapes combined with vector textures to add an element of shading and appreciate the style of traditional tattoo art.
Adobe Illustrator tutorial: Master Illustrator CS6's new Pattern tool
In this tutorial, illustrator Alex Mathers introduces the work process behind many of his vector landscapes, and details how, by using Illustrator CS6’s updated Pattern tool, he adds further depth and ease to the illustration.
How to Create a Colorful Parrot using Gradients in Adobe Illustrator
You’ll learn how to create volume in vector illustrations using a few colors per object. I’ll be bringing a sketch of a beautiful tropical bird (macaw) to life using vectors and then start the coloring process.
How to Create a Detailed Fire Extinguisher in Adobe Illustrator
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed fire extinguisher illustration in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be creating base shapes using basic shapes and the Pathfinder panel and then adding detailing with gradients and the Appearance panel.
How to Create a Hollow Die in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial we will be learning how to create a stylized hollow 3D die. Instead of having usual dots on its surface we will create holes. Well not actual holes, but we will certainly make them look like holes. In the whole creating process there is something we shouldn’t forget – perspective. Perspective is one of the most important things we have to be aware of when we are creating a 3D object. If we leave out the perspective we will end up with distorted object. So let’s move from words to deeds.
Design cool, scalable pop art with Illustrator
During this tutorial you’ll discover some visual simplification techniques that you can use on photographic images, re-constructing them into a matrix of coloured vector circles in a pop art style.
How to Create a Marker Board in Adobe Illustrator
In the following tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a marker board illustration using basic shapes, the Pathfinder and Appearance panel within Adobe Illustrator. This is a great tutorial for those who aren’t comfortable with the Pen Tool and wish to learn some advanced techniques.
How to Create a Molten Metal Text Effect in Illustrator
Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a molten metal text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We will use effects like: Stained Glass, Torn Edges, Chrome and Inner Glow to obtain the melted, wrinkly look and play with gradients and Blending Modes to create a metal and a golden version of this effect. Let’s begin!
How to Create a Line Art Based Symmetrical Portrait in Adobe Illustrator
In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a line art based symmetrical portrait in Adobe Illustrator. I’ll be using various ways of creating line art as well as some handy tips along the way to create your own mirrored graphic. So let’s begin!
How to Create a Price Range Filter in Adobe Illustrator
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a price range filter which would look great in a mobile phone app or website interface. We’ll be working in Adobe Illustrator with some basic tools to create an essential element for any designers portfolio.
How to Create a Vector Pencil in Adobe Illustrator
In the following tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a the base shapes to create a pencil. We’ll continue to add depth to the pencil and add some finishing touches with the help of some custom brushes. So let’s begin!
How to Create a Pub Chalk Board UI in Adobe Illustrator
In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a user interface for a smart phone quiz game in Adobe Illustrator CS6. I’ll be creating a UI similar to a public house chalk board and creating a wood pattern with the Pattern Tool to add a wooden frame.
How to Create a Vector Cross Stitch Effect in Adobe Illustrator
In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a cross stitch effect using Adobe Illustrator CS6. I’ll be using the Appearance panel and patterns in order to create the design and then show you how you can create a simple Aida fabric background pattern. This is a great tutorial for those who are beginners but want to try out some advanced tools, so let’s get started!
How To Create an Abstract Geometric Poster Design
The design we’ll be creating is made up of a series of repeating hexagon shapes. The random injection of colour brings the design to life while the addition of textures helps create an aged retro style similar to the kinds of geometric patterns that were trendy in the 70′s.
How to Create to Mailbox Alert Icon in Adobe Illustrator
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple mail icon. We’ll work from basic shapes and use the Pathfinder panel and Gradients to create a stylish icon in Adobe Illustrator.
How to Illustrate a Screw-bolt and a Nut with 3D Effects in Illustrator
In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a screw-bolt and a nut in Adobe Illustrator. Open the Illustrator program, create there the new document and let’s begin…
How to Create a Comet with the Blend Tool and Blurs
Learn how to create a comet or shooting star by using the Blend Tool, combined with a Blur effect in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll finish the quick illustration off with the not often used Flare Tool.
How to Create Fireworks Rockets in Adobe Illustrator
Today we will be creating a neat icon of Fireworks Rockets. 3D Effect is a convenient tool for creating this kind of illustration, but we have to be aware of the fact that 3D effects can mess up our illustration. It can create many unnecessary anchor points and distort the shape of the illustration. In order to avoid that we will use 3D effect only to create a reference objects. The Pen Tool will help us to trace the object with just few anchor points that will allow to us manipulate the shapes easily. So, let’s move from words to deeds.
How to Create a Broken Mirror Effect with Clipping Masks in Illustrator
This is an artistic effect that gives the impression of an image reflected on a broken mirror, and it is done using Adobe Illustrator. To achieve this effect you will learn how to use Clipping Masks on multiple objects, to give a 3D effect and to use the Blob Brush Tool to add a shadowing effect
How to Create a Set of Bubble Gum Buttons in Illustrator
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a set of bubble gum inspired blog buttons by using Drop Shadows and the Appearance panel in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll go through each step and show you variations in the symbols and how to add text.
How to Create Sketchy Weather Icons in Illustrator
In today’s tutorial we’ll draw sketchy weather icons on a paper note with a clip. First we’ll illustrate a background with the Appearance panel. Then I’ll show you how to create weather symbols and a paper note with a clip. Finally we’ll add some text. Let’s begin.
How to Draw Facial Expressions to Show Emotion
In this Quick Tip I will be showing some useful guidelines you can follow to create the base of a head with facial features, following that up with quick tips on how to shape the facial features to create an expression/show emotion!
Solving the Interlocking Rings Dilemma in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial, Jeff Witchel demonstrates multiple solutions to the age-old problem of interlocking rings and layer order.
How to Create a Wicker Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustrator
In the following tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a wicker seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator using the Gradient Tool, Blending Modes and the Transform Effect.
How to Create Vector Sketch
A good vector sketch is always in demand on microstock websites. That's exactly why today we will focus on its creation. I don't think that the creation of such vectors will take you more than half an hour. Have fun and enjoy our new Adobe Illustrator tutorial!dezineguide]