We can all use extra resources in our collection of vectors, and what better way to get them than with free downloads! So each month, we’re going to start gathering our favorite vector and Illustrator freebies to feature in a roundup. Here is the first edition of this series so check out these great vector icons, templates, and other useful Illustrator resources! And feel free to leave a comment if you have some other freebies you’d like to share with the Vectips community. Who knows? It just may make it in our next roundup of freebies.
In today’s tutorial we will learn how to control transparency of gradient meshes with the help of blending modes, and by adjusting color transition between mesh points and changing its opacity. Moreover after reading this tutorial, you’ll be able to create Illustrator brushes from gradient meshes of any difficulty with the help of free Mesh Tormentor plug-in. Let’s get started!
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic vector TV Remote in Adobe Illustrator. You will find out how to add shadows and highlights to your TV Remote using different Blending Modes and how to create several other interesting effects. Let’s begin!
This post is all about inspiring you to create awesome vector illustrations. This week’s inspiration theme – GRADIENT MESH.
Check these vector “beasts” out, and feel free to comment your theme ideas for the next vector inspiration roundup!
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic Plexiglas® Plate in Adobe Illustrator. You will find out how to add shadows and highlights to your Plexiglas® Plate using different Blending Modes and finally how to create a conical gradient using the Envelope Distort technique. Let’s begin!
This post is all about inspiring you to create awesome vector illustrations. This weeks inspiration theme – TYPOGRAPHY.
Check these vector “beasts” out and in the comments section leave your ideas on what kind of theme should we choose for the next vector inspiration roundup!
This is part 3 of a three-part video tutorial series “How to Draw a Vector Cartoon Illustration”
In this final installment of our 3-part series, we use the custom brush we created in part 1 of this series, How to Create a Custom Brush in Illustrator, as well as the character drawn in part 2 of this series, Vector Drawing and Inking in Adobe Illustrator, to illustrate how you can bring your character to life through color. We’ll walk you through applying color to your character using a complementary color palette and unique gradient and overlay options that will add advanced texture and depth to your illustrations. Enjoy!