How to Create a Fancy Gift Bow using Adobe Illustrator In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic image of a gift bow using the Mesh Tool. With many uses including greeting cards, designs and even web banners, I'm sure you'll find many uses for this fancy ribbon. You will also learn many helpful tips on how to use the gradient mesh to make conical gradients. Let's get started! First, determine the colors that you're going to use. Using the Rectangle Tool (M) create the shape of ribbon with a linear gradient fill. Create the upper edge of the ribbon. Create the shadow from the ribbon. Select the two rectangles and go to Object > Blend > Make. Group up all the objects and keep them selected, go to Object > Transform > Rotate, set 45 degrees in the dialogue box. Let us proceed to the bow elements. Now our task is to transform the linear gradient into a conical one. As a result of this operation we have a group containing two objects: the Clipping Mask and the Mesh. Make the handles of vertical curves (on the mesh) straight.
Tuto Axo Rhino - paper architecture 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. First, open a new document (File > New) then type a name and select these dimensions. Grab the Pen Tool (P) and draw a path like below representing half of a flower vase. Having the path selected, go to Effect > 3D > Revolve. First, move the existing light to the right as indicated (L1) and lower the Light Intensity from 100% to 85%. Take the Ellipse Tool (L) and draw a small 14 x 14px circle. Still having the circle selected, go back to Effect > Distort & Transform > Transform. Apply again the Transform effect using the settings shown and at this point you should have the three effects in the Appearance panel. Select Expand Appearance from the Object menu then fill the resulting group of dots with the color indicated.
Como criar seu Auto Retrato em estilo Geométrico Neste tutorial você vai aprender passo-a-passo como criar uma ilustração no estilo geométrico. O talentoso designer Beto Garza resolveu compartilhar seus conhecimentos, onde ele ensina como criar um auto-retrato usando uma fotografia normal de rosto. Desde o esboço até a arte final. No final você pode conferir algumas artes de quem seguiu o tutorial e teve ótimos resultados. :) Para a criação foi utilizado o Adobe Illustrator. Passo 1 Primeiro, selecione uma foto. Passo 2 Agora crie um Novo Documento no Adobe Illustrator de tamanho 600 x 480 px. Vamos organizar as Camadas da seguinte forma: Camada de cima se chamará “Desenho”. Passo 3 Olhe as camadas “Fundo” e “Foto”. Na camada “Rascunho”, usando a ferramenta pincel (Shift + B – Brush Tool), nós desenhamos nosso rascunho usando a foto como guia. Passo 4 Agora você pode deletar a camada “Foto”. Passo 5 Mude a opacidade (Opacity) do Rascunho para 30% e bloqueie a camada com o cadeado. Passo 6 Passo 7 Agora, desenhe o pescoço da camiseta. Passo 8
Illustrator tutorials: 75 awesome ideas to try today! | Illustrator Since its release, Adobe's Illustrator has grown to become the designer's right-hand man when it comes to creating premier vector graphics and elements. There's so much you can do with it that it can be difficult to know where to start. Happily, we're here to round up the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials, covering everything from illustration to logo design, adding depth to your typography and much more, to help you get the most from this amazing app. Jump directly to a section using this handy category guide, or just get started browsing the whole list! With so many to choose from, you're sure to find a project to inspire you, whether you're using an older version of Illustrator or are signed up to the Creative Cloud. Adobe Illustrator for beginners: 11 top tips If you're just starting out with Illustrator, here's a fantastic guide to some of its tools. Setting up a new document In this video tutorial presented by Angie Taylor, you'll learn how to set up a new Illustrator document.
Typography - Tuts+ Design & Illustration Category As you will have heard countless times, white space is a very important element to a successful layout. A large proportion of a white space will typically be occupied by margins. The purpose of this tut is to give new InDesign users the knowledge on setting up margins and their functions relating to two main layout types, which are single and facing page layouts. As you will have heard countless times, white space is a very important element to a successful layout. A large proportion of a white space will typically be occupied by margins. The Ultimate Collection Of Photoshop Custom Shapes Advertisement Photoshop users are able to benefit from the vast amount of high-quality resources that are freely available to the community. Brushes get a lot of attention, but custom shapes are also extremely useful in the right situations. Finding a custom shape that has already been created can save you some time and headaches in your design, and fortunately there is a very wide variety of custom shapes available. This post highlights 80 different sets of custom shapes (over 2,500 individual shapes) in several different categories. 1. People Silhouettes1 (306 shapes) Costumes and Characters Shapes3 (56 shapes) Skateboarding (9 shapes) Skater Collection5 (3 shapes) Skateboarders7 (8 shapes) Stock Girls9 (8 shapes) Businessman Silhouettes (12 shapes) Business Girls (12 silhouettes) Jumping People Silhouettes11 (104 shapes) Break Dancing13 (8 shapes) Hoops15 (57 shapes) Presentational Shapes (10 shapes) Random People Shapes (11 shapes) People Shape Set17 (25 shapes) Hot Babes19 (7 shapes) 2. 3. 4. 5.
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! Start with a sketch of your robot friend. Add details, but don't go too crazy since you'll be rendering them later anyway. Start with the head. Using the Ellipse Tool (L), I made a circle for each of the antenna's base. Repeating this step for both sides and the ends of the antennae. Using the Pen Tool (P), I've drawn a curved tube shape in a very light lilac. The basic head shape is complete. Once again I use the Rounded Rectangle Tool. Using the Direct Selection Tool (A), select the bottom corner anchor points and manipulate them as you see fit. Repeat on the other side. To start the arms, I've added a circle with the Ellipse Tool (L) to form a shoulder. Following my initial sketch, I've traced the little hands with the Pen Tool (P).
Animer des personnages facilement avec Adobe Character Animator – Seby Rollins Adobe Character Animator est le nouveau logiciel d’Adobe sorti avec la dernière version de la suite Adobe Creative Cloud 2015. C’est un soft d’animation (pour les nuls) qui utilise la reconnaissance faciale pour animer un personnage 2D issu d’un fichier Photoshop ou illustrator. Animer des personnages facilement Ce qui est bluffant, avec Adobe Character Animator, c’est la simplicité d’utilisation. Comment créer son personnage animé ? Le principe est simple. Exporter son film Une fois votre animation effectuée, vous pouvez l’exporter pour pouvoir l’utiliser dans Première, After Effect ou même Media Encoder. Pour animer des personnages avec Adobe Character Animator, il vous faut télécharger la dernière version d’After Effect.