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How to Create a Self-Portrait in a Geometric Style

How to Create a Self-Portrait in a Geometric Style
In this tutorial we’re going to talk about how to create an illustrated self-portrait in a geometric style. We’ll be using a photograph of ourselves as the base of the illustration, drawing a sketch from that, and then creating the final piece. Let’s get started! Since posting this tutorial, readers have been inspired to create their own self portraits in this style. First, we take or select a photo. Now, create a New Document (cmd+N or ctrl+N) in Adobe Illustrator with an artboard size of 600 x 480px. We are going to organize the layers as follows: The top layer is named “Draw”. Lock the "Background" and "Photo" layers. Now you can delete the "Photo" layer. Change the Opacity of the sketch to 30% and lock the "Sketch" layer. Now, start drawing from back to front using the Pen Tool (P). For the t-shirt, just draw one half of it, then Copy (Cmd + C) and Paste in front (Cmd + F). Use the Reflect Tool (O) and flip the path. Select both paths and use the Pathfinder > Unite option. Related:  tutotuto

25 Outstanding Photoshop Poster Design Tutorials 25 Outstanding Photoshop poster design tutorials will assist you making a better poster for your assignment. The best part of designing a poster is that one doesn’t need to follow any protocol. It can be done in number of ways, depending on the imaginative power of the designer. He gets an open platform to showcase his creativity and achieve excellence because in other medias like print and publishing there are guidelines to be followed, whereas here you don’t need to. Posters play an very important part in marketing a product, idea or service which ultimately contributes in serving the purpose. 1) Design a Retro Inspired Sci-Fi Film Poster [Tutorial] 2) Design a Quick and Easy Indie Rock Gig Poster [Tutorial] 3) How to Design a Modern Style Ski Poster in Photoshop [Tutorial] 4) Create a Dramatic Film Poster in 5 Minutes Using Photoshop [Tutorial] 5) Creating a Spectrum Poster Design in Photoshop [Tutorial] 6) Making a Superhero Movie Teaser Poster [Tutorial]

How to Design a Flower in a Geometric Style In this quick tip tutorial we are going to create a geometric "F" in the shape of a flower with Adobe Illustrator. To do this, we are going to use some geometry, basic shapes and the Pathfinder panel. This tutorial is inspired by our recent Tuts+ Workshop: Alphabet Design Challenge. Let's begin! Step 1 First, we start with a quick sketch of our drawing. Draw your sketch with freedom, but consider which geometric shapes we will use later on. Step 2 The first figure we are going to draw is the pot. Finally press "D" to put the basic white fill with a black stroke. Step 3 Now it's time to add the stem of the plant. Finally our stem is done. Step 4 To create the leaf it's easy! First draw a square with the Rectangle Tool (L)And rotate it.Adjust the nodes like in the image.Now duplicate the figure and scale it like in the image.Finally add a vertical stroke, select it and apply Object / Path / Divide Objects Below. Step 5 The flower is pretty simple. Step 6 For the other part of the flower: Step 7 Step 8

How To Create Geometric Low Poly Art The Easy Way I’m sure we’ve all drooled over those awesome low poly art images and wondered how on earth they are made. You know, the ones that are made up of hundreds of tiny geometric shapes which combine to form an abstract image. I recently discovered a fantastic tool that makes it super easy to create them, so today I’m going to share the secret and explain how you can create your own low-poly geometric artwork using this magical app with some help from Illustrator and Photoshop. Here’s the style of artwork we’ll be creating in this tutorial. I’ll be using a photograph of a tiger from Shutterstock as the base for my artwork, but there’s some little tweaks that are required to make the photo completely symmetrical. Add a Layer Mask to the flipped layer and fill one half with black to erase it and create a mirror effect between the two identical sides. Use a soft brush to erase the harsh line between the two halves and blend them together to form a perfectly symmetrical image. Download this file

Tuto photoshop : créer une affiche aux airs scandinaves. – Ombeline Brun Aujourd’hui un nouveau tuto Photoshop, je n’en fais pas des milliers car je ne sais pas trop si ça vous intéresse et puis surtout trouver une jolie idée ne m’arrive pas tous les jours voir même pas tous les mois. Mais hier, je suis tombée sur cette photo de déco scandinave sur le blog MARTHEBO.NO et j’ai flashé sur cette affiche de lapin/paysage, alors j’ai cherché l’artiste qui faisait ça et je n’ai pas trouvé. Donc après un petit moment de découragement je me suis dit que j’étais surement capable de faire une affiche comme ça. Mais une affiche qui me correspond un peu plus. Dans ce tuto on va voir deux points principaux : ✺ comment faire la sélection d’un objet complexe ✺ créer un masque d’écrétage pour créer un fondu 1 – Ouvrez un document A4 et importer l’image de chat disponible dans le lien ci-dessus. 2 – Sélectionnez l’outil « Selection rapide ». 3 – Sélectionnez l’intérieur de l’objet ici le chaton assez grossièrement. 4 – Cliquez sur « Améliorer le contour » 25 – Créez un calque.

How to Create a Set of Toggle Buttons in Adobe Illustrator In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a set of toggle buttons in Adobe Illustrator. We'll be using basic shapes and the Pathfinder panel to create this UI essential for anyones tool kit. Further more, you won't need the Pen Tool, so it's easy to follow along for beginners! Step 1 Hit Command + N to create a new document. Enter 600 in the width box and height boxes then click on the Advanced button. Next, you need a grid every 5px. Step 2 Using the Rectangle Tool (M), create a 215 by 255px shape, fill it with R=70 G=70 B=70 and go to Effect > Stylize > Rounded Corners. Step 3 Disable the Snap to Grid (View > Snap to Grid) then go to Edit > Preferences > General and make sure that the Keyboard Increment is set at 1px. Step 4 Reselect the rounded rectangle made in the second step and focus on the Appearance panel. Step 5 Enable the Snap to Grid (View > Snap to Grid). Step 6 Step 7 Reselect the three shapes made in the previous step and duplicate them (Control + C > Control + F).

Create a Painted Portrait Effect in Illustrator Using the Bristle Brush In the past, when I wanted to create a paint-like effect, I always opened Photoshop and relied on the trusty old bitmap graphic. That is, until I discovered the Bristle Brush in Illustrator. The Bristle Brush (which is actually a set of brushes) allows you to paint with layers of vector strokes that apply different shades and transparencies to the stroke. The result is a beautiful and realistic looking paint stroke that is 100% vector. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to use the Bristle Brush to create a painting similar to the one I created below. Step 1 – Tracing the Original Image First up, find a good portrait photo. I copied and pasted the image onto a new art board in Illustrator. Then I clicked (Object | Live Trace | Tracing Options). Once you’ve got your trace, click (Object | Expand) to convert the trace to an editable object, and reduce the color to 20% black. Very Important: You need to repeat the above steps 3 times. Step 2 – Painting the Traces Related Posts

Bear Low Poly and Contour Design To continue my low poly style design work I decided to finally get around to doing a self portrait. This one uses my vector contour line style for the beard. This design uses 2615 triangles, all drawn with the Illustrator touch interface.Digital Art, Graphic Design, Illustration2015 I started this as a means to record my process, I recorded about 20 minutes of footage and got tired of having to stay in one spot and work.This was done like my Malkovich as Dali design, using the touch interface in Adobe Illustrator. I also used the Astute Graphic Widthscribe Plugin to do the Widthstamp tool effect on a couple of the variations.Ultimately, it's 6663 triangles. There are a few misalignments, but I will clean them up when I make print variations.Digital Art, Graphic Design, Illustration2014 Johnh Malkovich as Salvador Dalí done as low poly style. I was asked to see what I could do with taking a painting and applying my style to it.

How to Illustrate a Vintage Stopwatch in Adobe Illustrator In today's tutorial, we are going to learn how to create a vintage stopwatch using basic shapes, Blends and Art Brushes in Adobe Illustrator. You'll learn how to use a variety of Illustrator tools. So let's get started! Step 1 To begin you will need to create the main geometry sketch of the stopwatch which is shown in the diagram below. The scaled images of the tiny stopwatch parts are shown below for your convenience. And here is the central button at the top. Step 2 Go to View > Rulers > Show Rulers (Command + R). Using the Ellipse Tool (L), create a circle filled with gray. Go to Object > Transform > Scale so as to decrease the dimensions of the circle, then click the Copy button in the dialog box of scaling, and change the color of the new circle as shown. Repeat these manipulations in order to create the next circle shown below. Step 3 With the Ellipse Tool (L), create an ellipse over the circles as shown in the diagram below. Copy it and Paste in Front (Command + C then Command + F).

Creating a geometric star in Illustrator Depending on the shape and outcome of the creation, these kind of objects can be ideal for a logo design, but in most cases they're perfect if you are looking for a colorful background. My tutorial explains the creation of the object used in this background (see image above). Towards the end I also share some of my other experimentations to give you some ideas of what is possible. Draw a circle Start by drawing a circle. Draw a diagonal line The next part can be done in different ways (see the result in the 3rd image below). Draw a vertical line Now draw a vertical line that touches the right of the circle. Draw a connecting line Now draw a line that connects both lines you have drawn as shown in the image above. Create triangle We need to end up with a triangle that is perfectly connected to the circle. Unite triangle and circle Copy rotate 15° Select the Rotate tool and Option/Alt click right into the bottom anchor point of your object. Copy rotate -30° New Layer in lighten mode

How to Create a Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful, semi-transparent, three-dimensional text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We'll start with some basic text and several Compound Paths and a built-in Calligraphic brush. Once we get our starting vector shapes we'll add the three-dimensional look using the Extrude & Bevel effect. We'll use some simple vector shape building techniques and masking tricks along with some basic effects and blending techniques to give our three-dimensional shapes a semi-transparent look. Step 1 Hit Command + N to create a New document. Step 2 Using the Type Tool (T), add the "VECTORTUTS" piece of text, set the color at R=39, G=169, B=223 and use the "Doughnut Monster" font. Step 3 Select the text and go to Type > Create Outlines (Shift + Control + O). Step 4 Select the "V", the "C" and the "O" shapes and go to Effect > 3D > Extrude & Bevel. Step 5 Pick the Ellipse Tool (L) and single click on your artboard to open the Ellipse window. Step 6 Step 7 Step 8

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