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80 Best-Of Adobe Illustrator Tutorials, Brushes, .EPSs and Resources - Noupe Design Blog

80 Best-Of Adobe Illustrator Tutorials, Brushes, .EPSs and Resources - Noupe Design Blog
Jan 18 2009 For months, we have been bookmarking interesting, useful and creative Adobe Illustrator tutorials and Resources, so you can now rest assured that you will have the necessary tools to get the job done. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of vector packs, brushes, patterns available, you can now add dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artwork and to give it any look you want. So in today’s post, you’ll find an assortment of top-notch tutorials, brushes, patterns, vector packs, tips & tricks and .EPS downloadable files that others have freely contributed to the design community. To make your job a little bit easier, we have categorized this post into 6 section, the links below will get you to your desired section. Adobe Illustrator Tutorials - Create a Gang of Vector Ninjas - Logo Design Project Step by Step Walkthrough Follow this step by step documentation of the whole process of the logo design from conception to completion. - Master Painting in Illustrator

80 of the Best Vector and Illustrator Free Resources I have taken all Vector articles and all User Submitted/Recommended Resources and compiled this list of the Best Vector and Illustrator Free Resources. I took into consideration popularity (both from outgoing links and Technorati ranking), the quality of resources, number of resources and, to be honest, how well there site was designed. I have split the resources into categories: Free Resources (downloads); Tutorials; Free Illustrator Brushes; Illustrator Symbols; Illustrator Plugin; Free Vector Logos; Free Vector Editors. Thanks to everyone who helped me with this list. Top 25 Free Vector Resource Sites 1. VRay HDRI Lighting Tutorial - VISCORBEL I recently got all the equipment necessary for creating my own high quality HDRIs (not cheap and a bit frustrating at first). This seemed like a perfect opportunity to create a tutorial on HDRI lighting in VRay. I’ve seen a lot of methods and tutorials over the years: HDRI Map in Environment slotVRayDomeLight with a textureVRayDomeLight + VraySunVRayDomeLight with a manually painted in bright spot for sharper shadowsVRayDomeLight with HDRI Gamma lowered *HDRI Map in Environment does not give a high quality result and sometimes causes bright spot glitches. *Adding a bright spot in the HDRI is IMHO not a good option, as it is hard to control exact amount of shadow hardness/strength.

Adobe Illustrator Tutorials, Illustrator CS4 Tutorials, Vector Graphics Software Programs, Articles, Vector Images, Illustrator Brushes, Symbols, Web Graphics, Plug-ins, Plugins, Filters, CS3 - Web Site Resources, Website Tips, Adobe Illustrator Tutorials, Articles, Books, Software The Adobe Illustrator section provides annotated links to helpful, top quality, reliable Illustrator tutorials, vector graphics tutorials, tips, and more for Illustrator CS4, CS3, and more. Illustrator tutorials are for all levels, from newbies to advanced Illustrator users and cover how to use features within Illustrator (such as the Text Tool, Live Trace, the Pen Tool, Brushes, Mesh Tool), and how to create various effects with Illustrator, such as swirls, curls, swooshes, ribbons, and how to create vector graphic icons or navigation buttons and tabs, how to integrate Photoshop CS4 and Illustrator CS4 using Vector Smart Objects, and much more. You'll also find Adobe Illustrator brushes, symbols, vector images, Illustrator product information and help, discussion lists, online forums on Adobe Illustrator, reviews of Adobe Illustrator CS4, CS3, Illustrator sites, blogs, and resources.

25 tutorials to build up your design skills - Designer Blog Designer Blog One of the best ways to improve and build upon your design skills is by using tutorials — short, instructional guides that teach techniques so you can craft great designs. We’ve collected 25 of our favorite tutorials from across the web to help you practice your skills. These skills include: Programs: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesignLogo, Web, App, Icons, Print and Packaging, TshirtTypography, Grids, 3-D, Opacity, Gradients, Masks, Patterns, Layout, Color Management, Brushes, Meshes, Textures, Bleeds and Margins, and more.

22 Very Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials 351 shares 30 Flat Circular Vector Icons It can be difficult to find exactly the right type of free icons online – but this iconset is sure to fill the gap. The Ultimate Collection Of Free Vector Packs - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Designers love freebies that make life easier and help them create higher-quality work. Free vectors are useful, free vector packs even more so. Fortunately, there are plenty of talented graphic designers who are willing to give away their work (or samples of it) to benefit the rest of us.

Poly-Modeling with 3DS Max Support Files Poly-Modeling with 3DS Max Support Files By toddd on April 17, 2013 in Uncategorized My Website has changed format, if you are looking for the support files for my book they can be found here. The links from the book no longer work as the new site is Php and the old was html. Thanks for your understanding. Illustrator Tutorials, Illustrator CS Tutorials, Illustrator CS2 Tutorials, Illustrator CS3 Tutorials, Illustrator Tutorial Prints, Framed Prints, Computer Skins / Tablet Skins / Phone Cases and Skins (and a lot more). Find Your New Graphic Design Jobor Employment More Jobs Brand Designer Jobs Creative Director Jobs Graphic Designer Jobs Exhibit Designer Jobs Illustration Jobs Interactive Visual Designer Jobs Package Designer Jobs Packaging Design Management Prepress Jobs Product Design Management Retouching Expert Jobs Senior Designer Jobs Web Design Jobs Design Jobs Main Page

33 Websites to Find Photoshop Tutorials Online Details Category: Graphic Tutorials Hits: 7571 Johannes Itten's Color Contrasts Color Worqx Johannes Itten was one of the first people to define and identify strategies for successful color combinations. Through his research he devised seven methodologies for coordinating colors utilizing the hue's contrasting properties. These contrasts add other variations with respect to the intensity of the respective hues; i.e. contrasts may be obtained due to light, moderate, or dark value. Zoo Publishing – Speed Painting Vol.2 Apr 01, 2011 | Comments 2 Zoo Publishing – Speed Painting Vol.2 Publisher: Zoo Publishing | 2009 | ISBN: N/A | 91 pages | File type: PDF | 78 mb Our brand new 91 page e-book is a collection of “Speed Painting” tutorials which have been created by some of the top digital painters today. The idea behind this tutorial series was for the artist to interpret a one line descriptive brief (provided by 3D Total!) create a speed painting from it and then produce a tutorial showing and explaining each stage of production of the artwork. This download-able PDF e-book can be followed in most 2-D software packages that support paintbrushes and layers.

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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”. Color Theory Tutorial by Worqx Why study color theory? If you are involved in the creation or design of visual documents, an understanding of color will help when incorporating it into your own designs. Choices regarding color often seem rather mystical, as many seem to base decisions on nothing other than "it looks right." Although often told I had an eye for color, the reason why some colors worked together while others did not always intrigued me and I found the study of color theory fascinating. While attending the University of Minnesota I enrolled in almost every course I could from different departments: graphic design, interior design, and fine arts.