Create a Wacom Bamboo Tablet Pen – Part II

previewThis is the second edition in a two-part series on how to Create a Wacom Bamboo Tablet and Pen. In case you missed it, here’s part I of this series where we learned how to make the Wacom tablet in this illustration.

In part II, you will learn how to create a realistic Wacom Bamboo Tablet Pen in Adobe Illustrator. You will find out how to add shadows and highlights to your Wacom Tablet Pen using different Blending Modes, how to use the Round Any Corner Script and Gradient Mesh. Let’s begin!

 

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Vector Inspiration – Snow Vectors

Flat designChristmas is coming! If you are looking for some inspiration on how to create snowflakes for a Christmas design project, then you are at the right place. Here we are sharing 12 awesome snow vector art for your inspiration that are perfect for any Christmas related project. And, even you can use ideas from these vector artworks to create beautiful and eye catching Christmas animation.

Browse through this wonderful collection of snow vectors and prepare yourself for the upcoming design projects. It is high time to get loads of inspiration on how to use snow vector in your design, because the holiday season is fast approaching and marketing machines are whirring into action. So you should too get yourself prepared for this lovely season. Enjoy!

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Create a Wacom Bamboo Tablet – Part I of II

preview In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic Wacom Bamboo Tablet in Adobe Illustrator. You will find out how to add shadows and highlights to your Wacom Tablet using different Blending Modes, how to use the Round Any Corner Script and finally, how to create a nice textured background. Let’s begin!     Continue reading

Vector Inspiration – Christmas

Christmas It’s that’s time of year again–time to get in the holiday spirit! So this week’s post is all about inspiring you to create awesome CHRISTMAS vector illustrations. Check these vector “beasts” out, and feel free to comment your theme ideas for the next vector inspiration roundup!     Continue reading

Create a Price Tag Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Preview In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple price tag icon in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to setup a simple grid, and how to create the main shape using basic tools and vector shape building techniques, along with the Rounded Corners effect. Next, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using dashed strokes along with a built-in pattern, you will create the main piece of your price tag icon. Moving on, using basic blending techniques, the Appearance panel, and some subtle Drop Shadow effects, you will learn how to create a tiny rope. Finally, you will learn how to add a simple piece of text, and how to easily edit it using the Character panel.

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New! Vector Inspiration – Freebies #1

Gradient MeshWe 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.

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