Illustration

Untitled. I did a quick search to find an illustrator tutorial on creating a vector disco ball but I couldn’t find one.

So I’ve decided to write this tutorial to help those interested in creating this awesome disco ball effect. It is actually quite simple, the technique is to create the texture first and map it onto the 3D sphere. However, we will require Illustrator CS and above to create this awesome Illustrator effect. 1. Create the disco ball texture First, we need to turn on the grid and enable snapping. Press Ctrl/Command+D to duplicate a row of 20 squares.

With the Selection Tool, select a square. 2. Now draw a circle with the Circle Tool. With the semi-circle still selected, go Effect>3D>Revolve. Under 3D Revolve Options, select No Shading for Surface and turn the Preview option on. 3. Draw a circle and fill it with Radial Gradient. We will need to add in more sparkles. 4. Let’s begin to do the disco reflection. Duplicate a few of the reflections and spread them around. Related Articles. Geometric Illustration with Volume (Edgar Rozo). Online Course. Geometry, by definition, studies shapes and their properties in space, but what about ‘savage’ geometry?

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You will use Meshes, Gradients and Blends for creating the resulted picture. The skills you will learn here can easily be transferred to creating various objects. So let’s get started! You can download the source vector file for this tutorial Tutorial Details: Program: Adobe Illustrator CS3 – CS5Difficulty: IntermediateEstimated Completion Time: 2 hours Step 1 Take the Ellipse Tool (L) and create the following path. Take the Direct Selection Tool (A) and change the path. Step 2 Take the Pen Tool (P), add the anchor point, and transform the path to the following form. Fill this path with dark red. Step 3 Let's now make the Mesh. Then move this anchor point downwards. Add the next mesh anchor points. Step 4 Then convert the anchor points using the Direct Selection Tool (A) to the following form in order to represent a globular shape of the tomato. Repeat these actions for both: the top part and the lower part of the tomato.