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Create a Wallet Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 21 - 2011 3 Comments

Hi there. In this week’s tutorial I will show you how to create a nice wallet icon. Give it and you will learn how to use built in patterns to create a nice textile texture or how to create a sewed effect using dashed stroke along with some basic Illustrator tools and techniques. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Number of Steps: 18

Create a Gummy Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 20 - 2011 0 Comment

Hi there. Enjoy this new quick tip published on Vectortuts. In the following tutorial you will learn to create a gummy text effect. Perfect for illustrative designs, you will create a cute and fun lettering effect using the Offset Path function, Pathfinder options and various other coloring techniques and effects. Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 13

Create a Super Glue and a Paint Tube Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 15 - 2011 0 Comment

Hi there. Have a look my new tutorial published on Vectortuts and you will learn how to create a super glue and a paint tube icon. These shiny icons are simple to create, we’ll cover a complete workflow, and show you techniques that will speed up your work process. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Number of Steps: 29

Create a Notebook Illustration

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 13 - 2011 0 Comment

Hi there. Check out my new tutorial on Vector Diary and you will learn how to easily create a notebook illustration. Give it a try and I will show you how to create a nice pattern, how to use the distort techniques to make your own paper fold effect or how to use built in brushes to create simple scribble effects. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Number of Steps: 21

Create a Hand Drawn Style Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 7 - 2011 0 Comment

Hi there. Here is a new quick tip published on Vectortuts. In the following tutorial you will learn how to use different brushes, built in patterns plus some Scribble and Film Grain effects to create a hand drawn text effect. Perfect for illustrative designs, you will create a cute and fun lettering effect. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 16

Create the Yin Yang Symbol

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 7 - 2011 15 Comments

Hi there. In this week’s tutorial I will show you how to create the Yin Yang symbol. You will only need the Grid, several circles and ellipses along with some basic effects. Once you’ve followed these eleven, simple steps you can easily turn your final result into a nice, little icon. Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 11

Create a Colorful, 3D Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On March - 29 - 2011 0 Comment

Hi there. Take a look my new tutorial published on Vectortuts and you can learn how to create a colorful three-dimensional text effect. We’ll use several Illustrator effects, built in patterns, a modern font, some nice art brushes, linear/radial gradients and more to bring this effect to fruition. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Number of Steps: 24

Create a Band-Aid Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On March - 24 - 2011 11 Comments

Hi there. Here is another simple tutorial on how to create a band-aid icon. You start with a simple rectangle and some warp effects. After you expand this shape you will use a linear gradient, a nice pattern and a strokes. Finally, using basic tools and some simple effects you will create the smaller components. Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Number of Steps: 14

Create a Nice Award Medal Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On March - 21 - 2011 0 Comment

Hi there. Have a look at my new quick tip published on Vectortuts. In the following tutorial you will learn to create an icon of an award medal. You will use various shapes and pathfinder techniques to make this great looking icon. The illustration it’s a great lesson for beginners. Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 11

Create a Glowing Fluorescent Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On March - 17 - 2011 16 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial you can learn to create a fluorescent text effect. After we add the text we expand it and add multiple strokes with different blending modes and opacity percentages. Using the Offset path along with various tools and effects we will create the rest of the shapes. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 16

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