In this tutorial, we’ll learn to create a stylized astronaut on a space background, using simple shapes and applying lots of gradients to add depth and volume to our illustration.
Welcome back to another Illustrator tutorial in which we’re going to learn how to create an inbox icon using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes that we will adjust here and there.
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In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a close look behind the process of creating a cowboy badge icon and see how we can create one of our own using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes that we will adjust here and there.
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Spring is finally here! Now that everything is growing and blooming, let’s dedicate this tutorial to drawing an elegant bouquet made of ornate leaves. We’ll be using simple shapes and transform effects to make the silhouettes and learn how to draw inside the objects. Let’s start!
We wanted to bring this awesome tutorial back up since it’s springtime again! Together we’ll create a vintage-style logo illustration from open-source fonts and stock images to fit on current design trends. Let’s dive right in to this hipster logo design!
In the following steps, you will learn how to create a simple stopwatch illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to prepare your document and how to set up a simple grid. Next using basic tools and effects along with the Appearance panel and the Pathfinder panel, you will learn how to create the main shapes of the stopwatch. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using several Transform and Warp effects, you will learn how to make the smaller stopwatch components and how to add subtle shading and highlights. Finally, you will learn how to easily recolor your stopwatch.
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