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Create a flowing line special effect in Illustrator
Create a flowing line special effect in Illustrator
In this tutorial, we are going to create a wispy flowing line special effect in Illustrator. I will be using Transfuchsian premium light effect brushes to easily and quickly create the light effect.
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Organic Texture Actions with Phantasm
Organic Texture Actions with Phantasm
In this tutorial we will learn how to create organic texture using Phantasm Halftone effect, some native effects and Actions feature. The resulting action can be used to generate a wide variety of vector textures in your future projects. Why spend time searching for the right texture, when it can be easily created!
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Create a Balloons Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
Create a Balloons Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
Follow this tutorial and have fun creating a vector balloons text effect in Adobe Illustrator.You’ll start with the letters, then with the help of the Pen Tool, the Direct Selection Tool along with the Pathfinder palette you’ll easily create the letters with the shapes that you want.
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Create a Text Portrait Halftone with Phantasm
Create a Text Portrait Halftone with Phantasm
In this tutorial we will learn how in just a few minutes you can create a text portrait using Phantasm Halftone and Phantasm Levels effects. For enlightening of certain sections of the portrait create and apply custom Art Brush. Let’s get started!
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Long Shadow Effect with Snap to Collisions Tool and Extend Path Tool
Long Shadow Effect with Snap to Collisions Tool and Extend Path Tool
In this tutorial we will cover a technique for creating a Long Shadow effect using the ColliderScribe and VectorScribe plug-ins, which will allow us to make it easy and quickly. Long Shadow is a popular trend today that is why I think this tutorial will be useful for you.
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Polygonal Portrait Using Triangulator and MirrorMe
Polygonal Portrait Using Triangulator and MirrorMe
In today’s tutorial, we’ll learn how to create a polygon vector portrait from bitmap images with the help of a free Triangulator web-based tool and MirrorMe plug-in, which will provide us with instantaneous symmetry. Let’s start!
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The most convenient vector triangulator from Concept Art
The most convenient vector triangulator from Concept Art
Until today I used a couple of vector triangulators and can assure you that Image Triangulator App from Concept Art is the most convenient from all. You have an opportunity to work in three active modes. You can add points to an original image, work with mesh and with colored polygons. As a result, you export a pdf file which could be easily edited in Adobe Illustrator. Read about how to get the excellent result in polygonal art style in minimal time period.
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Line Art with WidthScribe2
Line Art with WidthScribe2
Today you will learn how to create Line Art with the new Width Stump Tool, which became available in the current release of the WidthScribe2 plug-in. This powerful and flexible tool allows you to create variable width paths, transmitting the light and shadow of raster or vector objects. You would only need to select a preset, pick up the parameters and click on the button. A few minutes of experimentation and an awesome engraving is ready!
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How to create a vector Bokeh background
How to create a vector Bokeh background
Illustrator Tutorial – How to create a vector Bokeh background
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10 Steps To Turn Yourself Into A Cartoon Portrait
10 Steps To Turn Yourself Into A Cartoon Portrait
Creating an online profile or avatar can be daunting and if you are not comfortable representing yourself on the web, why not create a fun caricature instead? This simple tutorial will show you how to cartoonize yourself, feel free to explore!
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Learn How To Trace And Convert An Image Into Vector in Illustrator CS6
Learn How To Trace And Convert An Image Into Vector in Illustrator CS6
A guide to Adobe Illustrator`s Image Trace, which lets you convert raster images to editable vectors. Great article!
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How to Create Abstract Waving Backgrounds in Illustrator
How to Create Abstract Waving Backgrounds in Illustrator
Detailed look at making an abstract styled waving background using Illustrator.
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The Easy Way to Create Pixel Art with Object Mosaic
The Easy Way to Create Pixel Art with Object Mosaic
The traditional methods of creating pixel art one pixel at a time no doubt yields the best results, but it’s an extremely time consuming specialist craft. Today I’m going to show you how to cheat and make use of Illustrator’s Object Mosaic feature to create cool 16-bit style pixel art the easy way, allowing you to quickly produce retro style sprite graphics for your designs and artworks.
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How To Create a Low Poly Art Mountain Illustration
How To Create a Low Poly Art Mountain Illustration
Low poly art would usually be made with 3D applications such as Cinema 4D to build three dimensional models, but we can create similar styles in two dimensions directly in Illustrator. Follow this tutorial to create a cool low poly mountain illustration using vector paths. We’ll add gradients to simulate a 3D effect then take the design into Photoshop to polish it up with cool textures.
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Learn to Create a Vector IPod with Earphones in Illustrator
Learn to Create a Vector IPod with Earphones in Illustrator
As the title says, here you are going to learn how to make an iPod with earphones using Illustrator.
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