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. 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.
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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.
20 Free and Useful Adobe Illustrator Scripts You have a unique opportunity to expand the functionality of Adobe Illustrator. There is nothing easier than using Illustrator scripts, just select the object and run the script you need! The scripts presented in this post will save you plenty of time and will make your work more pleasant and efficient. Believe me, it is worth your attention. All the scripts have been tested in Illustrator CS3 and CS4. Cool Typography with the Blend Tool in Illustrator I have written some Illustrator tutorials in which I've used the Blend Tool to create swirls and other shapes, but I have never used it to create a text effect. Then we received this email suggestion from one of our readers quite a few months ago asking us how to create that effect. I really like the text effect and decided to give it a try.
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. I think everyone is going to love the content. It’s all the nitty-gritty details about how we run our design firm, but I digress.
110 Free Photoshop PSD Files ShareShare When it comes to Image editing or photo enhancement, Adobe Photoshopis usually the primary option to consider. However, the software package itself is a quite hard to learn and extremely hard to master. Display beautiful images is a potent element in web and graphic design, where there is less concern for readability and more potential for using images in an artistic manner. Photoshop is useful for both creating and editing images to be used in print or online.