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Create a Simple Blood Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 12 - 2010 10 Comments

Hi there. I’m back from my vacation and I have a new tutorial. In the following steps I will show you how to create a simple blood text effect. You’ll start with a simple text then you will use the Roughen and the Warp effects. Finally, you will need multiple gradients and some simple brushes. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 10

Create a Fun Circus Tent Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 7 - 2010 0 Comment

Hi there. Check out my new tutorial posted on Vectortuts. You will learn how to create a simple circus tent icon. You may discover some interesting things about the magic of Warp effects. Warp effects are often overlooked in digital illustration, but as you can see, they make some really nice results. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 15

Create a Satisfaction Guaranteed Seal

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 4 - 2010 0 Comment

Hi there. Here is my first Quick Tip posted on Vectortuts. You will learn to create a satisfaction guaranteed seal with basic shapes and gradients. You will find that the basic structure of this graphic can be reused many times to make a set of web assets that are perfect for e-commerce. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 11

Create a Simple Bomb Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 29 - 2010 19 Comments

Hi there. In this new tutorial I will show you how to create a very simple bomb icon. You will only need the Ellipse Tool and the Rectangle Tool. Then you’ll be using Warp effects, simple strokes, various gradients, Offset Path and several effects to create the other components. Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 8

Create a 3D Golden Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 23 - 2010 0 Comment

Hi there. Check out my second Premium tutorial. This time on Vector Diary. In this tutorial you will learn to create text using 3D extrude and the techniques to clean up the broken shapes. The final steps will teach you how to create glows and highlights for the 3D text. Difficulty: Intermediate-Advanced Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours Number of Steps: 30

Create the Mini Logo

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 22 - 2010 17 Comments

Hi there. In the next tutorial you can learn to create the Mini logo. You’ll start with some basic tools and simple shapes. Then, with the Pathfinder options and some Warp effect you’ll get the desired shapes. Finally, you’ll need several gradients and strokes plus some Gaussian Blur and Drop Shadow effects. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 2 hour Number of Steps: 17

Create an iPod Nano

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 15 - 2010 4 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial I will shown how to make an iPod Nano. It’s a very simple one. For the overall shapes you will only have to use the Rectangle Tool and the Ellipse Tool. Then, you’ll need some linear/radial gradients, some strokes, a Drop Shadow effect plus some simple text. Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 8

Create a simple cardboard box icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 9 - 2010 0 Comment

Hi there. Here is my new tutorial posted on Vectortuts. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple cardboard icon using 3D Extrude & Bevel and basic gradient fills. It’s a great starting point for budding icon designers or people who have previously used Photoshop for their creations. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 13

Create a glossy power button

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 8 - 2010 49 Comments

Hi there. In this tutorial you can learn to create a glossy power button. For starters you’ll only need the Ellipse Tool to create some simple circles. To create the power sign you’ll have to play a little with some anchor points and strokes. Finally you’ll need some Warp effects to create the glowing details. Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 9

Create the Renault Logo

Posted by Andrei Marius On July - 1 - 2010 12 Comments

Hi there. In the next tutorial I will show you how to create the Renault logo. First, the grids and the snap to grid will help you create the basic shapes. Next, you’ll need some simple paths to divide these shapes. Finally, you will use some linear and radial gradient plus some basic effects. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 14

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