In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a set of download buttons in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid. Once your document is set up, you will create the main shapes using basic tools and effects along with some simple vector shape building techniques. Next, you will learn how to take full advantage of the Appearance panel, how to use a built-in pattern and how to edit a small piece of text. Finally, using basic blending techniques you will learn how to easily recolor your buttons.
This post is part of a weekly series showcasing inspirational vector art. Although the series showcases vector art, some work might just be vector inspired, not created completely with vector art. If you have any art suggestions, feel free to comment!
Yes, you read that title correctly! I understand this tutorial title kind of seems like an oxy-moron. We are combining one of the most primitive and limited graphic techniques edited on a pixel level, with the modern sleek aesthetic of 3D effects. But the result is a juxtaposition so rockin it kicks you straight in your nostalgic keister!
Hey everyone! This post is all about inspiring you to create awesome vector illustrations. This weeks inspiration theme – ANIMALS.
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!
Hey everyone! Today we will be creating a nice Japanese style cherry blossom scene in Adobe Illustrator using the Blob brush, Eraser and the Ellipse tool. So let’s get started!
Hey everyone, my name is Tanita and today we will be creating a cartoon skull sticker in Adobe Illustrator using various tools like the Shape tool, the Pen tool, and we’ll also get familiar with the pathfinder window. So let’s get started!
It goes without saying that Adobe Illustrator is all about using shapes to create artwork. In this tutorial I’ll cover how to use basic shapes, and tools to create a variety of logos. The more seasoned designer may pick up a fact or two, but this tutorial is perfect for the expert beginner who is working on reaching intermediate status. I’ve also included several animated gifs to help more clearly illustrate how certain steps are performed.