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Create 3D typographic art using Adobe Illustrator
Create 3D typographic art using Adobe Illustrator
For some reason, many graphic designers shy away from using 3D, perhaps thinking that it is more relevant to architects, animators and product designers. In fact, Illustrator features some basic 3D effects, which, as Jing Zhang shows in this tutorial, can be combined to create surprisingly detailed, technical-looking images. The 3D effect is particularly useful when it comes to typography. As Jing Zhang shows, you can play with the basic forms of the letters to produce really creative and
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Create A Grisly Zombie Illustration With A Pen Tablet In Illustrator
Create A Grisly Zombie Illustration With A Pen Tablet In Illustrator
In this intermediate Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a grisly zombie illustration with a pen tablet from a photo.
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How to Create Roads and Rail Tracks on a Path
How to Create Roads and Rail Tracks on a Path
In this tutorial, we'll make a semi-realistic road and rail track that actually consists of one single path each. Although it looks impossible, there are not any brushes and no need for any effects to be applied, but you could use some effect if you want. The secret is hidden in a tricky combination of multiple strokes. Intrigued? Read more!
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Tracing a Vector Face From a Reference Photo
Tracing a Vector Face From a Reference Photo
There are numerous ways that you could approach using a reference photo in illustration, an obvious option being to 'trace' the photo. Since there are so many microscopic details in a photograph you have to make numerous decisions on how you want the image to look in the end. Do you want it to look photorealistic? Or more stylized? Comic book-esque? Cartoon-like?
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Create a Halloween Pumpkin Army
Create a Halloween Pumpkin Army
Pumpkins are one of Halloweens synonymous icons and in this tutorial we create a group of Halloween Pumpkins.
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How to draw a delicious Burger
How to draw a delicious Burger
For those designers that are hungry a new tutorial, how to draw a delicious burger in Adobe Illustrator.
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How to Create Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4
How to Create Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4
I've always been fascinated by smoke, and have experimented a lot with it. So in this tutorial, I explain how to create realistic smoke, make it into a brush and use it for type. Let's light up our vector cigarettes and get started smokin'!
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Create a Happy Sun Character in IllustratorCreate a Happy Sun Character in Illustrator
Create a Happy Sun Character in IllustratorCreate a Happy Sun Character in Illustrator
Follow this intermediate Illustrator tutorial and create a happy sun character. This tutorial is great for logos, children illustrations, or other projects.
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Adjusting Lineweights From CAD
Adjusting Lineweights From CAD
Explains exactly how to change lineweights in Illustrator on CAD drawings. Also covers fixing mistakes, and filling in shapes. Itís best to use illustrator because you get real-time lineweights, instead of the approximations that CAD produces. This in turn saves on both printing and time.
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Adjusting Lineweights From CAD
Adjusting Lineweights From CAD
Explains exactly how to change lineweights in Illustrator on CAD drawings. Also covers fixing mistakes, and filling in shapes. Itís best to use illustrator because you get real-time lineweights, instead of the approximations that CAD produces. This in turn saves on both printing and time.
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Create cool character art using Adobe Illustrator
Create cool character art using Adobe Illustrator
Learn how to create charmingly appealing character art in Illustrator (and a bit of Photoshop) with this guide by design stars onesidezero.
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Create a Gold Chain Pattern Brush with Illustrator
Create a Gold Chain Pattern Brush with Illustrator
In this tutorial I will explain pattern brushes in Illustrator. Creating pattern brushes can save time and is a great technique to add to your design skills. After this tutorial you will be able to create great pattern brushes to add to your design arsenal. Lets get started!
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Create a Chaotic Particle Design with Vector Scatter Brushes
Create a Chaotic Particle Design with Vector Scatter Brushes
Vector scatter brushes are a great way to create a lot of chaos & small particles with a minimum of
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How to create a Psychedelic Pattern
How to create a Psychedelic Pattern
In this tutorial I show you how to create a psychedelic pattern. I use the pathfinder and the pattern tool!
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In this tutorial I will show you how to create a vector bottle cap in Illustrator CS4 using some basic shapes, gradients, and effects. This tutorial is for beginners and is quite simple. It will demonstrate how the layering of shapes with different gradients applied to them can give you a nice sense of depth. Let's get stared!
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