Vectips Monthly Roundup: November

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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

Use Adobe Illustrator to Create a Clean Website Layout

Great tutorial for creating a website with Illustrator.

Use Adobe Illustrator to Create a Clean Website Layout

Patch Illustration 2

Another great tutorial from Von. R. Glitschka.

atch Illustration 2

Gradient flower icon in Illustrator

A simple tutorial with some great results.

Gradient flower icon in Illustrator

Creating vector characters in Illustrator

A character tutorial from sketch to Illustrator.

Creating vector characters in Illustrator

llustrator Tutorial – Eve of “Wall-e” vector

A fun tutorial for creating the Eve character from the movie “Wall-e”.

llustrator Tutorial - Eve of “Wall-e” vector

Other Tutorial Links For November

Illustrator Tackle Twill

Create a Burberry Style Plaid with Illustrator in 4 Steps

A Very Snowy Tutorial

Create a Pulsing Poster with a Vinyl Record and Grunge Type

How to Create a Seamless pattern in 10 steps

Illustrator’s Blend Tool: Little but effective

Tutorial: Twitterlove Bird, from sketch to vector in Photoshop and Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator in 3D

Create a Sweet Pair of Glossy Vector Lips

Vectips Tutorials on Vectortuts

How to Create a Magic Wand Icon

How to Create a Cute Bunny Vector Character

Tips and Tricks

CS4: Be Smart – Give Smart Guides a Chance

I was never a huge fan of Smart Guides until I read this article.

CS4: Be Smart - Give Smart Guides a Chance

Illustrator tutorial – editable gradient filled text

A simple but good tip for adding gradients to text in Illustrator.

Illustrator tutorial - editable gradient filled text

Illustrator Trick #9: Colorful Waves

A simple but powerful trick.

Illustrator Trick #9: Colorful Waves

TECHNIQUE: Unembedding Images

Sometimes using image in Illustrator can be confusing, but this article explains how to unembed images in Illustrator.

TECHNIQUE: Unembedding Images

Vector Freebies

VECTORTUTS Freebie Vector Pack: Browser Screens and Website Elements

Very handy set of browsers screens and website elements.

VECTORTUTS Freebie Vector Pack: Browser Screens and Website Elements

81 Amazing Argyle Illustrator Brushes

Again, ColorBurned comes out with an awesome brush set.

81 Amazing Argyle Illustrator Brushes

Free Wicked Skull

A grungy detailed skull illustration.

Free Wicked Skull

Free character pack for all!

Free characters are always fun, especially when they are done well.

Free character pack for all!

Swirls Vector Illustrations Set

A couple of nice vectors with various elements for different projects.

Swirls Vector Illustrations Set

Other Vector Freebie Links For November

Lamborghini

Skull Vector Pack 1

50 Krazy Kaleidoscope Doodad Vectors

Summer Floral Wallpaper Vector- free

60 Free Vector Icon Packs for Design Professionals

230 Marker Illustrator Brushes

Power Tool 10 Pack

Free Vector Icons Pack 03

iheartvector.com

vectorjungle.com

Vector Inspiration

BloodSweatVector

Most of the inspirations links I posted on Twitter were from the new site BloodSweatVector. It is a great site for inspiration and the learning about the process of some of the best vector artist around today.

BloodSweatVector

Other Inspiration Links For October

Meet Sean Hodge, Editor of PSDTUTS & VECTORTUTS

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11 thoughts on “Vectips Monthly Roundup: November

  1. Thanks for all these great links! I think the link to Tackle Twill is incorrect, though. It jumps to a 404 page for Twitter Love Bird.

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  4. Wow! Thanks for adding my Gradient Text tutorial, much appreciated. I’m pretty happy that you’ve linked me as I’ve been following your tutorials and tips for Illustrator for quite a while now. Nice One!

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