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Create a laptop icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On June - 24 - 2010 24 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial you can learn to create a laptop icon. Once you’ve created the basic shapes, it’s easy to continue with the other components. Give it a try and you might learn some interesting stuff about the role of Smart Guides and Rectangular Grid Tool. Difficulty: Advanced Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Number of Steps: 10

Create a Bubble Text Effect

Posted by Andrei Marius On June - 17 - 2010 18 Comments

Hi there. Here you can learn to create a vector bubble and a bubble text effect. First, you need the Ellipse, Rectangle, Rectangular Grid and Twirl tools plus some basic effects. Later, for the text effect you’ll only need the Type Tool and some of the Symbol Tools. Difficulty: Intermediate-Advanced Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Number of Steps: 14

Create the Volkswagen Logo

Posted by Andrei Marius On June - 10 - 2010 37 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial you will learn to create the Volkswagen logo. You’ll only need some simple circles, gradients, strokes and some basic effects. You might face some problems with the letter shapes but the grid and the snap to grid will simplify your work. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 8

Create the Face of a Grumpy Bear

Posted by Andrei Marius On June - 3 - 2010 14 Comments

Hi there. In the next tutorial you can learn to create a grumpy bear face. For the basic shapes you’ll only need the Ellipse Tool and some Warp effects. Later, for some discrete details, you’ll need the Inner Glow, the Gaussian Blur or the Drop Shadow. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 12

Create a Simple Paint Brush Icon

Posted by Andrei Marius On May - 26 - 2010 13 Comments

Hi there. Here you can learn to create a quite simple paintbrush icon. For this fast tutorial you’ll use some basic tools like the Rectangle Tool, the Ellipse Tool or the Pen Tool. Then, for some neat effects you’ll need the Wrinkle Tool or the Warp and Rougher effects. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 7

Create the Toyota logo

Posted by Andrei Marius On May - 20 - 2010 38 Comments

Hi there. In this tutorial you can learn to create the Toyota logo. It is all about circles and the Pathfinder panel. You will have to create a series of circles of exact dimensions. Regarding that,the grid and the snap to grid option will ease your work. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 20

Create a Popcorn Box

Posted by Andrei Marius On May - 13 - 2010 25 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial you can learn to create a cartoonish popcorn box. The Warp effects play a big role in this tutorial. For the popcorn shapes you will have to use some calligraphic brushes, linear gradients and drop shadow effects. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Number of Steps: 7

Create an Add to Cart/Basket/Bag Button

Posted by Andrei Marius On May - 6 - 2010 4 Comments

Hi there. In this tutorial I will show how to create one of the most common buttons. I made three buttons with similar design but different icon and text. Follow this fast tutorial and you will learn to create an add to cart, basket or bag button. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 10

Create a Hyper-Realistic Flashlight

Posted by Andrei Marius On May - 3 - 2010 0 Comment

Hi there. Here is my second tutorial posted on Vectortuts. Here you can learn to create a hyper-realistic illustration of a flashlight. It’s a pretty large tutorial that might teach you some new stuff about the use blends and gradients. Difficulty: Advanced Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours Number of Steps: 31

Create the Audi logo

Posted by Andrei Marius On April - 29 - 2010 27 Comments

Hi there. In the following tutorial you can learn to create the Audi logo. It is mainly about circles, strokes and the Pathfinder pallete. It’s a pretty simple and fast tutorial but you might find some interesting stuff about working with these classic tools. Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Number of Steps: 8

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