In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a set of vector dice using Adobe Illustrator and the Gradient Mesh Tool. The Gradient Mesh Tool can be tricky to get the hang of, but hopefully this tutorial will shed some light on this great little tool. Let’s get stared!
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This Adobe Illustrator tutorial will show you the process of creating a full logo. It will take you through the concept stage then you will develop the concept in Illustrator and the result will be a colorful vector logo. Let’s get going…
In this tutorial we will explore the “Average” command in Adobe Illustrator, and learn how to use it in rather unusual way. In this case, we’ll create abstract scribbles using relatively simple methods and apply it to our type. Let’s get going…
When you need to create something with that hand-drawn look but you’re on a tight time line – this tutorial will show you a nice short cut. This tutorial will show you how to go from a hand drawn image to a full vector image in Adobe Illustrator, You’ll learn some great techniques to convert your sketches to digital images. Let’s get going!
There are some popular sketchy fonts available that are great for grungy and hand-drawn designs and illustrations. My problem is, I want to be able to use this sketchy style in any font. Turn’s out, it is actually really easy to do in Illustrator. Moreover, you can create a Graphic Style and easily apply the style to other editable fonts!
This Adobe Illustrator tutorial will show you how to create an abstract art that can be used for wallpaper, website header or background images. It is fun and easy. You will learn how to use the Warp and Twirl tool to create abstract vector art in minutes. Users with basic skills should be able to handle this tutorial. To continue on this tutorial, you need Adobe Illustrator CS or above.
This blueprint technique has been seen just about everywhere—even on the cover of The Photoshop Help Desk Book by Dave Cross. This is a quick demo using a blend of live effects, filters, and even a little gradient mesh to create a seemingly complex logo treatment. Check out this great Adobe Illustrator tutorial!
This awesome tutorial shows you how to create a colorful spirograph effect in Adobe Illustrator. You’ll learn some great techniques and have a chance to experiment and create your own individual poster or wallpaper. Check it out!
Infographics are great visual tools for communicating large amounts of data. Breaking down large amounts of abstract data, they place the information in context and transform it into tangible and useful knowledge. In this Illustrator tutorial we’re going to learn how to translate abstract data into a 3D, easy-to-understand illustration.
With oil prices the way they are today, everybody is thinking Green. In the following Illustrator tutorial, It’ll teach you how to create a Green type treatment. It works great for logos and other design elements. Let’s give it a go!
In this tutorial, we will create a hot chocolate caramel effect using some distort tools and the 3D revolve tool. This is a simple and effective technique to obtain a quality vector ripple effect quickly. Here we go!
A popular typography trend in web design and print design is letterpress styled text. This text styling is easy to do in Photoshop, but in Illustrator, it is super simple to create letterpress styled text while keeping the text editable. Utilizing the Appearance panel and Graphic Styles, you can quickly and consistently apply this style to any editable text and other vector objects.
In this logo design Illustrator tutorial it will show you how to create a slick logo and a splash in Photoshop. The logo we will be learning to design is for Zee. Let’s give it a go…
It’s about time for an Illustrator character tutorial. This time follow this Adobe Illustrator walkthrough on the creation of a cute little vector monster character, beginning with a quick pencil sketch on paper. Let’s try it!
Realistic renderings can be done easily in Adobe Illustrator. With vector shapes, the objects can be preserved and edited infinitely which is a great advantage over raster objects. A few simple tweaks from the Effects menu and an understanding of basic object rendering can create a bold and stunning finish. In this tutorial It’ll be guiding you step by step through the stages required to create a realistic candy bar using Illustrator.
This tutorial shows you how to create a cool looking retro logo in Adobe Illustrator, this technique is something that only works for logo’s that contain only a few characters, ideally not more than 5. This tutorial is really interesting so let’s try this technique out…
In this tutorial it will take you through the steps and techniques of creating a golden compass. This tutorial just uses Adobe Illustrator and a heavy dose of ingenuity so let’s get started!
Using the Symbolism Tools, plus a bit of Gradient Mesh, learn to make a realistic window covered with raindrops. This is an advanced tutorial that assumes a fair amount of Illustrator experience, but everyone should be able to follow along. It can be done with earlier versions of Illustrator, but takes full advantage of newer features in CS4. Let’s get started!
There’s nothing cooler than designing artwork for a skateboard deck! Follow this walkthrough in Adobe Illustrator to create your own vibrant and stunning vector artwork using geometric lines, shapes and a perfect colour scheme. The result is an awesome deck design ready for wall hanging, or hooking up with trucks and wheels for a session on the street!
Illustrator’s built in Symbol Sprayer can be a highly useful tool for quickly creating awesome pattern graphics. Let’s look at creating a few vector skull graphics, then combine them into an intricate pattern design to customise a skateboard deck. Let’s give it a try…