Create the "My Paper Mind" Effect
Twice a month we revisit some of our reader’s favorite posts from back in the archives of Aetuts+. Today we’ll look at an amazing post from Satya Meka. This was Satya’s first tutorial for Aetuts+ published in March 2009 and he’ll show how to generate an incredible result from a plug-in you would have never guessed. Let’s take a look… Once in a while a new (or in this case very rarely used) technique appears on the scene and suddenly you start seeing it everywhere. Create an Ethereal Morphing Letter Canvas
This tutorial is inspired by Sheppard Fairey’s famous political poster series for the Obama campaign in the US. We’ll be showing you how to create this style of design. We’ll start with basic image editing techniques in Adobe Photoshop to get our guide layers setup, and then we’ll jump into Adobe Illustrator. You don’t need any fancy equipment to do this.
Last week I decided to spend some time playing with Illustrator and trying to come up with a cool black and white artwork. My inspiration came from some skateboard deck designs which have this sort of 3D effect without using gradients or anything, and not exactly a woodcut effect either. After a few hours I was able to come up with a really nice design, but the most important thing, the whole process was an excellent way to improve my Illustrator techniques. So in this tutorial or walking through process I will show you how I created my design, but first check out my very first sketch. Playing with Vectors in Illustrator
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Use Photo Manipulation and 3D Layers to Design a Surreal Cover Art Illustration My clients often ask me to create impossible scenarios, weird landscapes and surreal images for their projects; images that wouldn’t be possible in real life. It’s situations like these where photo manipulation becomes a powerful design tool. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to design a CD cover using several photo manipulation techniques, how to keep critical text layers editable for any future change and how to render a quick mockup using the Vanishing Point filter. Let’s get it started! Tutorial Assets
In this tutorial, we will go through the steps to create a retro 1960s psychedelic concert poster. This tutorial relies heavily on the use of the Warp Tool, but includes a few other techniques as well. Let’s get started. Step 1
Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment – Part I Whether or not you’re a Steampunk fan, this two part tutorial is sure to test your knowledge on Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Photoshop. In the first half, we’re going to customize a Blackletter font and create 3D text with vector shapes. There’s lots to do, so let’s start with the first part of this two-part series! Introduction In this type treatment, I sought to bring together a Blackletter font with the alluring Steampunk Style. A quick search on the net about the movement will show a well defined style and a few dominant leitmotifs.
We’re back with the second half of our Steampunk style type experiment! In this Part II, we’ll generate realistic textures and create a fitting scene for our text. Let’s get right to it! Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment – Part II
Recreate The Matrix Chopper Scene Tutorial Details Requirements: After Effects, 3ds Max (knowledge of PF source)Difficulty: Intermediate Download Source Files Thanks for supporting the site, feel free to download the ZIP file for this tutorial.Source files for this tutorial are available to Premium members. Get a Premium Membership Step 3
Simulate An Advanced Muzzle Flash
In this gory QuickTip, Ben shows us how to create a realistic 3D pool of blood that expands on the ground, and can be modified instantly to create any shape desired without messing up the animation. Requirements Nothing And that should feel good! Overview Core Training Value: More then just animating a mask, you’ll learn what plug-ins and techniques you can use to make the edge of the pool of blood look realisticDifficulty: Beginner QuickTip QuickTip – How To Create A Realistic Pool Of Blood
Put Your Face Onto An Inanimate Object
Ignite A Sizzlin' Hot Fire Burst
Create a Futuristic Floating Hologram Effect
From the basics of animation keyframes to expert animation tips that will save you many a headache, Estelle Weyl, web developer and author of HTML5 and CSS3 For the Real World, takes you on a tour of all you need to know to get up and running with CSS3 animation. Knowledge needed: Basic HTML and CSS Requires: HTML/CSS editor, modern browser Project Time: 1-2 hours Support file "Animating" with CSS used to be limited to hovering effects. A masterclass in CSS animations
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Coloring and Line Work in Illustrator CS5 Do a search on “coloring comics,” and you get dozens of Photoshop tutorials. They all seem to involve building up areas of color with transparent brushes. Now you can achieve that same effect with Illustrator CS5, using the Bristle Brush. Unlike Photoshop, however, Illustrator gives you the flexibility to edit individual paths. Since Illustrator’s brush strokes are vector, you can change the shape, width, color and blending mode to achieve exactly the look you want.
Skin shading is a large part of creating portrait and people art. In today’s article I’m going to show you different styles of skin shading and give you some helpful tips on creating flawless skin in your vector work! Skin shading may seem like a minor part of illustrating people and portraits, but looks can be very deceiving. Since getting into vector portraits and vectoring people, I’ve noticed how when the compliments come in they always talk about how wonderful the hair is, the eyes are, the lips are… everything apart from the largest organ of the body, which is visible to all – the skin. Whenever I create a portrait, the skin shading takes up the majority of my time; however, when writing it in a tutorial it will take up only a small chunk of the steps… it’s very deceiving! The Art of Skin Shading
In this tutorial you will learn how to create realistic vector fire, using the Gradient Mesh Tool and Screen Blending mode. Believe me, there’s nothing overly complicated. Let’s strike a match! Republished Tutorial
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