Learn how to create old wild west desert with mountains that extend to the horizon, but these same techniques could be used to create a landscape scene for any fictional or non-fictional place.
In this tutorial I will show you, step by step, how to create a circular grid, align it perfectly and design a cute owl character. Hopefully, you’ll learn how to use circles to create other characters on your own.
The assigned project was to create cool and fun gig poster prints for a student union nightclub event – a big campus shindig before the kids go back for the holidays. Out of ideas and inspiration, I thought I’d raid my sketchbook for inspiration – something that I often do when faced with designer’s block. I happened upon a couple of doodles and sketches that I figured would be ideal for a winter, holiday design with a bit of an edge to it.
Character design is always fun and creative. If you love it as much as I do, then jump into this tutorial and learn how to create a cute gingerbread man character in vector form.
The initial sketch is included as a download for you to work along with. The masterclass draws on vector art skills, exploring the power of various stroke techniques.
In this tutorial we’ll be drawing a lovely cartoon penguin, which will help us to feel warm and cozy on a cold winter day. We’ll be using basic shapes and some drawing tools of Affinity Designer to make a simple textured effect.
In this illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create high quality main shapes of the vespa, using the Pen Tool and Ellipse Tool, along with the Offset Path and the Pathfinder palette. Next, using complex gradients, basic blending, masking and vector shape building techniques along with some effects you’ll add depth and shading to your shapes. Finally, you’ll learn how to add a few more subtle details, highlights and shadows for your vespa.
In this tutorial, you will use basic shapes and Warp Effects, and will learn how to use the Spiral Tool for the window’s iron security bar. You will also see how easy it is to create a poinsettia using just basic shapes. To illustrate the snow, you will use the Warp Tool.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create pictures in pointillism style, and for that you don’t need to know how to draw. Paints and brushes are not required. All you need is Stipplism and a few bitmap images that you can work with using the help of Rasterino and Phantasm, without leaving Illustrator.
In this tutorial you will learn how to use repeating, tiled patterns based on vector workings of real-world objects. By taking the everyday, such as vegetables and kitchen utensils in this case, and reworking them as stylized vector art, you can add a real twist and create some thought-provoking art.
In this new tutorial you will learn how to create a set of summer inspired food icons in Adobe Illustrator.
Add a touch of luxury to your designs with these shiny golden ribbon banner vectors. Easily create banner vector shapes with warped rectangles and apply a series of gradients to the shapes to get a gilded perfection.
You will learn how to create a dripping text effect using the Symbol Stipple feature in Stipplism, Appearance panel and native Illustrator’s feature.
You’ll learn how to take scanned textures and turn them into vectors using image trace, then effectively apply them to your illustration using clipping masks. Jeffrey will also explain how to add brush strokes to hard vector edges, so as to give a hand-drawn feel to your artwork.
Halftones are dots of varying sizes and spacing, put together to simluate a tone or gradient. Though it is a method connected to print, the aesthetics of it have made it popular to use even for digital content.
In this illustrator tutorial you will learn how to draw one of these cute creatures! We will use basic shapes, move a few anchor points, and use the warp effect. You will find many similar elements from my previous tutorials, which will make this tutorial easy and still fun to create!
You will learn lots of useful illustrator tricks to speed up drawing a clock face along with some other parts of the clock. Hope you will enjoy this tutorial and maybe even discover some new methods along the way.
At the beginning, you will create the body of the pencil using basic shapes and a few distortion techniques, and after that comes the fun part where you will create different face expressions. You can even mix and match all the elements as you desire to obtain a personalized pencil character.
The tutorial has been one of the longest illustrations of Paul DOUARD, and you will see below the different steps from the sketching on Adobe Photoshop CC, to the full drawing and colorization on Adobe Illustrator CC. The whole final work is in vector.
In this tutorial We’ll create a female portrait using different methods and techniques for a great result. You can use this tutorial as a reference for your own picture.
The tutorial is composed of two main parts, creating the sword and creating the stone. You will start from basic shapes and with simple vector shape building techniques that involve the duplicating objects, Transform effects, the Blend options and the Pathfinder palette you will easily create the shapes that you need. The Clipping Mask also plays an important role in this tutorial along with some interesting effects.
The tutorial is composed of two main parts, creating the travel journal and creating the pencil.
Vector illustration can produce beautifully clean, precise artwork, but the results can also be a bit soulless. Here Mark Oliver creates those clean, precise shapes and then ‘grubbies’ them up for a more organic retro look.
In this tutorial the Wicked Witch of the West now dons a stylish collection of haute couture clothing to be rivaled only by her fabulously evil attitude. Join me in a maddening ride through form and color as we create a stunning witch and her entourage of flying monkeys.
his tutorial is a courtesy of Von Glitschka. He shows us how to create a Holiday Card using Adobe tools like Capture and the old classic Illustrator.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is one of the most popular fairy-tale novels for children, which is also loved by millions of adults for its fantastic, magical atmosphere. In this tutorial we’ll be creating a colorful portrait of Cowardly Lion, using a stock photo to create a realistic, outlined look. We’ll be adding some grungy and lighting effects, creating a stylish thematic poster with the Cowardly Lion.
In this tutorial you’ll learn to create a character from children’s novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”—the Good Witch of the South.