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Create a Sidekick LX Styled Vector Illustration
12.09.2009 11:57 in Illustrator | 0 comments | source: VectorTuts | 1901 clicks
This tutorial will show you how to make a vector illustration of the Sidekick LX. This tutorial uses mostly the Pen tool, basic shapes, and simple gradients to give this illustration a degree of realism. In this tutorial, you'll learn quick ways to make stylized vector illustrations.
Create a Vector Lock Icon Design
12.09.2009 01:10 in Illustrator | 0 comments | source: VectorTuts | 2075 clicks
In the following tutorial, you'll learn how to create a lock icon with some effects, opacity masks, gradients, and simple shapes in Illustrator. Many of these techniques can be applied easily to other icon designs.
Learn How To Create Two-Tone and Graphic Radials
11.09.2009 16:34 in Illustrator | 3 comments | source: VectorTuts | 2508 clicks
There are many types of radial patterns, and I find it helpful to have some of the more common kind on hand. I'll show you how to make two types of radials: two-tone radials, and the sort that has a repeating element, or what I think of as graphic radials. This tutorial is for the beginner Adobe Illustrator artist.
Creating a Coffee Cup with Inkscape
09.09.2009 13:57 in Illustrator | 0 comments | source: VectorTuts | 2089 clicks
Inkscape is an open source alternative to Adobe Illustrator and other programs for creating vector graphics. In this first Inkscape tutorial for VECTORTUTS, we'll create a beautiful coffee cup and show off some of Inkscape's features.
Create A Jeweled Dollar Sign
07.09.2009 09:40 in Illustrator | 0 comments | source: VectorTuts | 2135 clicks
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Jeweled Dollar Sign. This tutorial uses some basic Illustrator features like Gradients, Offset Paths, and Divide. The image might look complicated but when you break it down, it is relatively simple, and easy to apply to other fonts and objects.
Illustrate a Vector Lifesaver From Scratch
28.08.2009 17:04 in Illustrator | 0 comments | source: VectorTuts | 2264 clicks
Jul 2nd in Illustration by Simona Pfreundner
In this tutorial, we'll create a unique lifesaver that can be used as an icon or design element. We'll be working with the Pathfinder Tools to create the shapes. The Mesh Tool will help us to apply the color and highlights to give our object the desired "realistic" look. We'll also take advantage of the Duplicate and Rotate Tools, so we get a balanced look.
Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster
27.08.2009 13:42 in Illustrator | 0 comments | source: VectorTuts | 2817 clicks
This tutorial is inspired by Sheppard Fairey's famous political poster series for the Obama campaign in the US. We'll be showing you how to create this style of design. We'll start with basic image editing techniques in Photoshop to get our guide layers setup, and then we'll jump into Illustrator. You don't need any fancy equipment to do this. I used an older mouse that still has the rubber ball.