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Vectips - Adobe Illustrator® Tutorials, tips, tricks, and resources
This blog post was previously published on our blog in 2009, and since it was so popular with our readers, we wanted to be sure the instructions were up-to-date. So we’ve updated this tutorial to be current with the most recent versions of Illustrator. Hope you enjoy revisiting this helpful tutorial in Illustrator CS6 & CC style. Want to see other articles revamped? Let us know by leaving a comment below. Here are some popular sketch fonts available that are great for grungy and hand-drawn designs and illustrations.

design.tutsplus We're celebrating spring in this tutorial! Here you will learn how to draw beautiful tulips in a vase. We'll start with a 3D base and then go on to create tulips with Gradient Meshes without the Mesh Tool, all in Adobe Illustrator. So let's take a closer look. PSG Art tutorial Foreword I believe there is logic behind why a picture works or not. I also believe that humans are meat machines, and that one day computers will be able to emulate humans and what we do. Since logic can be formulated into rules, guidelines and theories, these can be shared. I will attempt to do so here. Note that I have just empirically deduced the theories I present here, and that I'm a highly fallible meat machine.

How to set illustration's color mode to RGB 29. April 2009, 02:42 Tutorials Sometimes Shutterstock rejects some of my illustration with this message: Color Profiles – Your image contains both RGB and CMYK color profiles. Please resubmit your vector with only 1 color profile.

Create A Grisly Zombie Illustration With A Pen Tablet In Illustrator Halloween is almost here, and I’m sure some of you need to do some last minute graphics for a client project or maybe so graphics for your Halloween party. So in this intermediate tutorial you will learn how to create a zombie illustration with a pen tablet from a photo. Have fun utilizing the Blob Brush and Eraser tool in recreating this tutorial or apply these techniques to other ghoulish illustrations! Final Image Below is the final zombie illustration we will be working towards. Tutorial Details

30 Days to Learn Adobe Illustrator New to Vectortuts+, or still learning the ropes with Illustrator? If you've always wanted to learn but never had the time or the resources, check out the new course from Tuts+ Premium: 30 Days to Learn Adobe Illustrator. Over the course of one month you'll go from complete beginner to working confidently with vector files. Read on to get a quick overview of what the course includes. Create a Colorful, Funky Robot With Gradients in Adobe Illustrator - Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorial In this tutorial, I'm going to be starting with a sketch which I'll then build up to be a colorful robot friend. I'll then frame piece in Adobe Illustrator using the Pen Tool, Clipping Masks, and transparent Gradients. So let's get on with it!

Digital Painting 101: Mixing Paint @mihai.birsan Yes, Photoshop CS5 do have this feature, but its now really that easy to use comprare to ArtRage, Corel Painter or Paint Tool SAI etc. The article above are the most essential way to do color mixing/ Blending by yourself, and useable across many painting application too. Sometimes it is good to get away from the gradient tool and selections. I find that when I am using the brush tool I get a rougher/gritty feel. It adds to some of my projects. 30 Masculine Fonts & Artatm - Creative Art Magazine Sometimes men just need to be men. This can be quite the challenge when translating masculinity into a language recognized visually. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of type-faces that amplify manly attributes. These type-faces can be used for any project you may send to an online printing company, and many are even @font-face compatible for web design. What is “masculine”, anyway? For the purposes of this roundup, we looked for fonts in three general categories: Slab serif, Western/Stencil, and Distressed fonts.

Photographer captures daily life inside the lonely legal brothels of rural Nevada By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 07:22 GMT, 24 January 2013 | Updated: 13:17 GMT, 24 January 2013 Photographer Marc McAndrews spent five years documenting life inside the legal brothels of rural Nevada. His project, 'Nevada Rose,' shares an intimate look at the only places in America where it's not against the law to pay for sex. McAndrews pays special attention to the women who work inside the brothels, capturing unguarded moments with the women working the 'world's oldest profession.' Steps to becoming a front-end web developer There are a few things you have to know in order to be a front-end web developer. Where to start and what to learn. This guide will take you through the steps of becoming a front-end web developer. First things first Before we start seeing stuff on the screen, we have to make something out of nothing.

Sakai Vector Portrait - Go Media™ · Creativity at Work Hey Go Media faithful! Man, it feels like it’s been years since I’ve posted anything in the Zine. These days all my writing has been focused on my upcoming book Drawn to Business, Designed for Success.

How to make birds fly good 10. Put some effort in Now we have gone some way to creating a realistic cycle, but what if we have to show our character flying under strain? Perhaps carrying something heavy. In this situation there is a temptation to revert to the up/down ratio problem I showed before, with the wings rotating faster down than up. Would this happen?

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