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40+ Excellent Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Tutorials

40+ Excellent Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Tutorials
Back when Mickey Mouse was drawn by Walt Disney in 1928, it was all pencil and paper, and the frequent use of the ever dependable eraser. More than 80 years has passed and yet we still see Mickey Mouse cartoons all around the world. That 80+ years has also brought advances in computer technology and software which now allows us to move away from the pencil, paper and the ever dependable eraser, to advanced drawing applications and input (drawing) devices. In this edition/article, we’ll be featuring the best 40+ tutorials on drawing cartoons with Adobe Illustrator and we hope it would expand your creativity and imagination to be the next Walt Disney. Here are some related post you might be interested: Full list after jump. Happy Sun CharacterLearn how to create fun sun character tutorial in Illustrator. Cute Baby SealSimple tutorial to teach you how to create a super cute baby seal. Stinking Zombie Flesh-EaterIn this tutorial, you will learn how to create a cartoon zombie in Illustrator.

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35 (More) Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Character Tutorials With competitions growing on day by day, companies are striving to keep their brands on top of the food chain in order to gain themselves more exposure and making it easier for people to remember their existence. One brilliant way of doing that is to have a mascot for your brand and we’ve seen a lot of companies like Twitter have implemented this successfully. Now, you may think, sure it’s great but I do not have the budget for a custom-made mascot. Well, how about picking up some basic Adobe Illustrator skills and create one yourself?

Toca Boca Time to get busy with those design skills! With Toca Tailor Fairy Tales, you can create, combine and style fun outfits for two characters in a beautiful Fairy Tale setting! Choose between lots of clothing designs, then tailor them by adjusting hems and lengthening sleeves. More » Mix and match colours, prints and fabrics – or use the built-in fabric camera to create your very own unique patterns from things around you. You can also use pictures from your device’s Camera Roll! 25 New Illustrator Tutorials That Will Make You A Master Of Vector Art Just because you can usually get a similar effect in Photoshop doesn’t mean the end result will be as good as using Illustrator (depending on the project). If you are like me (and I will bet most of you are) you will go ahead and use PS because you know it much better even though the final project will not be as good or as functional as it could be. Well it’s time to buck up and get this learning curve completely out of the way so you make the right choice next time. Below are some sweet Illustrator tuts that will leave you in vector heaven once your done.

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11 killer tips for a successful Tumblr blog Tumblr provides a simple and highly effective platform to share ideas, inspirational concepts and to showcase awesome work to a thriving design community. But with the number of Tumblr blogs approaching the 100 million mark, how can you ensure your blog stands out from the pack? It may seem an overwhelming task, but there are things you can do. 100 Must-have Free Fonts for Commercial and Personal Use Each time a designer starts work on a new design, there is always a big problem: a lack of high-quality materials, such as fonts, icons, images etc. Of course, you can create a font that will properly fit the design you created, but it’s not a good idea since font creation takes a lot of time, which is never enough when you have to work within a deadline. The solution is simple: you can use ready-made free fonts. There are tons of them all over the web, and we have but collected a small group of 100 free fronts you can download here. There are elegant and unusual fonts, serif and slab serif, rigorous and handwritten fonts and more in the showcase. If you want more do check out our previous round-up of abstract and grunge free fonts.

17 Tutorials Every 3D Artist Should Read Searching for quality 3D tutorials can be hard to do sometimes. Especially if you have already learned modeling techniques and you wish to learn more in detail other aspects of the 3D software. That’s why I have compiled a list of a few tutorials around the web I think would be excellent to read if it’s your goal to further expand your knowledge of 3D software. These include spline modeling techniques, quick tricks for fast modeling, simulation using reactor and other various techniques. Polygon Modeling a Head Early First Edition Penguin Books Welcome to our pages with over 630 entries of the designers who created the covers of Penguin Books, and the illustrators, artists and photographers whose work was used. The individuals are listed on the pages in alphabetical order. The image displayed is usually the first item listed - and the entries are in series and number order, i.e. Main Series followed in order from 'A' (Pelicans) to 'Z' (Pelican History of Art). Clicking on images or the reference numbers will take you to an enlarged image of the cover.

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30 Illustrator Gradient Mesh Tutorials to Help Enhance Your Vector Realism We've got some awesome tuts from across the net for learning and improving your Gradient Mesh skills with. It's a great tool to work with to achieve vector realism. It takes a little practice to get the feel for working with it, but it's worth the effort. We've released quite a few tutorials for learning and mastering the Gradient Mesh Tool. There are lots of dedicated tuts on this tool on Vectortuts+ and across the web listed here.

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