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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

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 39 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

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