Vectips Monthly Roundup: December

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There are a number of great tutorials, freebies, and articles related to vectors coming out on the web daily. Each month, I roundup some of the best posts that I have found useful. I can’t include everything I’ve seen throughout the month, but you can follow my Twitter feed to get all the daily links. Post comments with links that I have missed so everyone can see them!

Tutorials

How to Turn Glasses into a Great Geek Icon

Great icon tutorial with techniques easily applicable to other icons, illustration, and logos.

How to Turn Glasses into a Great Geek Icon

Master Painting in Illustrator

Tutorial on transforming sketches into detailed, textured digital paintings.

Master Painting in Illustrator

Create a Themed Repeating Pattern in Illustrator

A detailed tutorial with great results.

Create a Themed Repeating Pattern in Illustrator

Sexy Holiday Vector Pin-Up Girl Tutorial

Take elements from multiple photos, create vectors, and combine. Awesome!

Sexy Holiday Vector Pin-Up Girl Tutorial

3d Isometric Vector Icon Tutorial

Great icon creation techniques.

3d Isometric Vector Icon Tutorial

Other Tutorial Links For December

New Year Creating a new Typeface in Illustrator

How to Make a Vector Military Cap Icon

Quick and Simple Document Icon in Illustrator

20 Challenging Illustrator Tutorials on DeviantArt

How to Create a Magnified Text Illustration

Tips and Tricks

10 Illustrator Resolutions for 2009

I good list for many of us Illustrator users to look over.

10 Illustrator Resolutions for 2009

Illustrator Trick #11: Transparency & Knockout Group

A simple but good tip when dealing with transparency in Illustrator.

Illustrator Trick #11: Transparency & Knockout Group

Illustrator and Dreamweaver Integration

A great article on Illustrator and Dreamweaver integration.

Illustrator and Dreamweaver Integration

Preparing Multiple Instances of a Bumper Sticker for Print

Some nice tips on working with multiple instance of an illustration.

Preparing Multiple Instances of a Bumper Sticker for Print

Other Tips and Tricks Links For December

Quick Tip: Option-Erase

20 Vector Graphics Editors Reviewed

Vector Freebies

64 Vector Arrow Icons

A Quality set of vector arrows.

64 Vector Arrow Icons

VECTORTUTS Freebie: 17 Exclusive Web Icons

A well constructed set of Web Icons.

VECTORTUTS Freebie: 17 Exclusive Web Icons

Memory Lock

A very nice seamless vector pattern from Von Glitschka.

Memory Lock

VECTORTUTS Freebie Announcement: Exclusive Illustrator Snowflake Scatter Brushes

Nice set of snowflake brushes for any wintery project.

VECTORTUTS Freebie Announcement: Exclusive Illustrator Snowflake Scatter Brushes

Other Vector Freebie Links For December

Free Vector Social Icons

Vector Inspiration

Calling the Sun

Chris Leavens illustration.

Calling the Sun

The Antidote

Jared Nickerson illustration.

The Antidote

Interview with Mary Winkler – AKA Acrylicana

Great vector artist interview.

Interview with Mary Winkler - AKA Acrylicana

Interview with Masha Gubar, AKA Limkis

Limkis creates some amazing vector art and it is always great to hear more about how an artist works.nterview with Masha Gubar, AKA Limkis

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