Create a Mummy Text Effect

Mummy Text Illustrator Tutorial

Halloween is in a couple days and why not celebrate by creating a mummy text effect? In this tutorial you will learn how to create this treatment with some gradients and, of course, heavy use of the Appearance panel. There isn’t a lot of steps but the tutorial is slightly more advanced than previous tutorials.

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Create a Simple Power Button in Adobe Illustrator

Power ButtonIn the following Power Button vector tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple power button in Adobe Illustrator. In the beginning you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create and center a simple rectangle that will make up your background. Next, using basic vector shape building techniques you will learn how to create the circle and the compound path that will make up your power button. Finally, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to add color, shading, highlights and depth for your shapes.

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Embossed Vector Text Style: Up Your Class in Minutes

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Embossed text has an uncanny way of being classic and modern at the same time. Creating embossed vector 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 embossed vector text style to any editable text and other vector objects.

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