Creating a grainy texture vector is great for retro illustrations, typography, and logos. Alternatively, you can incorporate these effects into compelling new styles. You can always scan in similar textures and Live Trace them in Illustrator, but you can pretty easily create this type of effect all inside Illustrator!
In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a simple mouse icon, using nothing more than the basic geometric shapes and tools found within Illustrator.
That being said, grab a fresh cup of coffee and let’s get started! Continue reading
In this tutorial we’ll add an exotic touch to our summer mood by learning how to draw a tropical bird, creating a vivid toucan in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be drawing this flat-style toucan using basic geometric shapes, working with corners, and exploring the Align panel. Let’s get started!
In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating a keyboard app icon, and see how we can take some simple shapes and turn them into a finished usable product. So, assuming you already have the software running, let’s jump straight into it!
In this tutorial we’ll draw a funny cartoon car in a simple stylized flat car. We don’t actually need any advanced drawing skills or even a tablet to create this stylized object as we’ll be working with basic geometric shapes and the most useful tools of Adobe Illustrator. Such simple and trendy illustrations are perfect for splash screens of mobile apps and for designing landing pages. Let’s get started!
Get in on the hand-drawn vector illustration trend without leaving the digital realm with this fun and tropical pattern tutorial.
Welcome back to another Illustrator tutorial from our retro hardware series! In this how-to, we’re going to learn to create a NAS Icon (or a Network-Attached Storage icon) using some simple geometric shapes and tools.
So, get your software up and running let’s jump straight into it! Continue reading