40 Awesome Illustrator Tutorials In this roundup we have showcased some of the creative illustrator tutorials from 2011. These include typography, character design, poster design, logo design, portrait design and many more. Enjoy!! A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets - Noupe Design Blog Apr 20 2011 Adobe Illustrator is an indispensable designing tool but at the same time very difficult to master. Having a high quality set of Illustrator brushes always come in handy and always make the designers work a bit easier. Here we have amassed a great collection of specially selected Adobe Illustrator brushes that you can hardly find anywhere else. So you have come to the right place if you were wandering around to find some of the finest quality brushes the internet has to offer. Enjoy!
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50 Illustrator Tutorials Every Designer Should See Adobe Illustrator can be a little tricky to get your head around, particularly after getting used to the workflow of applications such as Photoshop. The differences between layer use and the creation of objects and shapes can be really strange at first hand. Luckily there’s a range of help available for free online in the form of tutorials. Adobe Illustrator Tutorials – Best Of - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Over years Adobe Illustrator has become the standard application when it comes to illustration design. Artists, illustrators and graphic designers use Illustrator to create vector-based graphics which — contrary to raster-based editors such as Adobe Photoshop — can be easily rescaled without the loss of quality. E.g., Illustrator is often used to quickly transform hand-drawn sketches on a sheet of paper into lively and colorful digital images.
Illustrator Tutorials This tutorial will teach you how to make a grungy, 3D text effect using nothing but Illustrator's built-in tools and a single JPG texture. Working with Fontkit and Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud – In this short video tutorial, you will learn how to use Adobe FontKit and Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud for finding, syncing, and using fonts in Illustrator. In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial you can learn to create a nice and simple Clipboard using the Appearance Panel in order to create some great shadow & highlight effects, but we’ll also find out how to create a conical gradient using the envelope distort. This tutorial explains to create a building using the blend tool. Symbol,3D tool and blend tool are covered in this tutorial.
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Create a Personalized Toolkit for Making Maps There's no need to reinvent the wheel every time you draw a map. With Illustrator, you can set up your own map-making toolkit, full of the styles, symbols and other elements you use every time. Having all of these things in one place which will ensure accuracy, consistency and readability, three of the most important qualities of an informational graphic. Final Image Preview You can find the source files in the directory labeled 'source' that came in the files that you downloaded. You may wish to look through them briefly before we begin.
65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free Freebie 65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free by Alex on Aug 9, 2012 • 9:43 am 11 Comments There are so many free fonts all around the web these days and sometimes it makes me think is their any really point purchasing fonts. 50 Excellent Adobe Illustrator Video Tutorials - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard when it comes to the creation of vector graphics. Though a very robust tool – the learning curve involved in mastering it can be high. Thankfully, there are abundant resources on the web that allows you to “learn by doing”. Video tutorials (in general) enable the learner to witness – step-by-step – how a particular technique works. We often learn best by seeing how things are done and following along with the instructor (much like in a classroom environment).
Road Maps This post was originally published in 2007 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated. Sooner or later every designer comes across the exciting job of producing a map, whether it’s on a leaflet or website the overall aim is to visually document a particular area of land to allow for people to find their way to a place of business or event. An important factor is the amount of detail required for the map, for most situations the map should be basic enough to provide a recognisable road structure without too much intricate detailing. As you will have seen on existing maps, the use of graphics and colours are important to distinguish between different types of road, this tutorial will cover the process of using Illustrator brushes to create a map of a small road network. The finished map graphic needs to be crisp and clear which is why the map will be created in vector format in Illustrator. Select both of your strokes and click the 'New Brush' icon in the brushes window.