In this tutorial we will learn how to design traditional Chinese lanterns to create a festive postcard that you can send to your friends and family on a Chinese New year! We’ll be using basic geometric shapes, some of the most useful tools of Adobe Illustrator along with Effects and Pathfinder panel to vary the shapes of our lanterns to make them look interesting as a composition. Let’s start!Continue reading
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How to Draw the Christmas Nutcracker Icon in Adobe Illustrator
Already feeling those magic vibes of winter and Christmas? In this tutorial we will learn how to draw a simple and very recognisable character – the Nutcracker and turn it into a stylish postcard that we can use to wish our nearest and dearest a very special and merry holiday! Let’s do it!Continue reading
How to Draw a Fantasy Sword Icon in Adobe Illustrator
Are you ready for an exciting adventure with dungeons, dragons and treasures? Wait, it might be dangerous! First of all, you need an enchanted sword. Accept this quest and I will show you how to forge this fantasy sword icon in Adobe Illustrator using the sacred knowledge of geometric shapes, Path functions, the Pathfinder Panel and a bit of magic. Follow me!Continue reading
How to Draw a Halloween Pumpkin Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
October is well-known not only for its cozy autumn atmosphere and pumpkin season but also for Halloween! Let’s celebrate together by creating this cheerful Jack O’Lantern from a vector pumpkin. We’ll be using simple geometric shapes and drawing with vector brushes, adding a textured touch to our pumpkin illustration. Let’s begin!
How to Create a Magic Cauldron for Halloween in Adobe Illustrator
Our favourite spooky holiday is coming this month and we’re all very excited while preparing and waiting for Halloween! Let’s get inspired and create a cartoony Halloween icon of a witch’s magic cauldron using simple shapes and the most handy functions of Adobe Illustrator! Get ready and let’s brew this vector potion!
How to Draw a Back to School Character in Adobe Illustrator
This time we’ll be creating a cute cartoon Back to School character! Let’s use the Pencil Tool and other handy tools of Adobe Illustrator to draw a funny raccoon wearing glasses. This character can be used for making stickers, patterns and designs for stencil and fabric. Let’s do it!
How to Draw a Cute Child Icon in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial we’ll do some freehand drawing to create a cute child icon. We’ll be using a lot of gradients to make the icon look interesting and vivid. You can use a drawing tablet if you want, but even with a mouse you’ll be totally fine working with smoothing functions of Adobe Illustrator. Let’s get started!