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Create a Neat Price Tag

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 26 - 2010 18 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial I will show you how to create a neat price tag. First, for the basic shape, the grid and the Snap to Grid will significantly ease your work. Then, for the rest of the illustration you’ll use the Pathfinder options, multiple gradients and strokes plus some basic effects and brushes. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Number of Steps: 17

Create a Silky Ribbon Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 20 - 2010 0 Comment

Hi there. Take a look at my new tutorial posted on Vectortuts. In the following tutorial you will use the Pen and Gradient tools to create a swirling ribbon text effect. Even though we’re applying the ribbon to text, you can use this this effect to make shapes and scrolls. Let’s get started! Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Number of Steps: 14

Create the BMW Logo

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 19 - 2010 18 Comments

Hi there. Next you can learn to create the BMW logo. It’s one of the simplest logo tutorials so far. 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, strokes and some simple effects. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 13

Create the WebBlend Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On August - 18 - 2010 4 Comments

Hi there. Take a look at my new guest post. This time on WebBlend. It’s a pretty simple tutorial on how to create the WebBlend icon. I had some troubles with the twirl effect but in the end I think I did pretty well. A big thanks to Louis Gubitosi for choosing me for this project. I really liked it. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 19

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

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