In today’s tutorial, we will create intersecting futuristic lightsaber vectors with the help of the blend objects, blending modes, and gradient fills. The tutorial is relatively simple and can be applied to many other Illustrator projects. Let’s get started!Continue reading »
I like to work efficiently, so I get a little annoyed when something slows me down in Illustrator. Have you ever been cruising right along and accidentally added a color to the Stroke of an object when you meant to add it to the Fill? Now you have to go back and do it all over again, wasting time. Luckily, there are a few useful keyboard shortcuts to help change Fills and Strokes in Adobe Illustrator.Continue reading »
Today you’ll learn how to create vector smoke in Illustrator using gradient meshes, the Transparency panel, and the Warp Tool. This is a very simple technique, and any beginner can master it! So, if you're looking for an easy smoke vector tutorial, this one is for you.Continue reading »
In this tutorial, we’ll illustrate a birdhouse with flowers in just 10 easy steps, all in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use and modify simple shapes using the Shape Builder Tool, and we'll apply the Effects option in order to design quickly and easily. Let’s begin!Continue reading »
Not too long ago, we saw how easy it is to create a cute astronaut vector in Illustrator. Today, we’re going to continue our space discovery by learning how to create a moon emoji icon. In just 30 minutes, you'll learn how to design a sleepy little man in the moon.
So, assuming you’ve already poured yourself a fresh cup of coffee, let’s jump straight into it!Continue reading »
In this tutorial, we’ll add an exotic touch to our summer mood by learning how to draw a tropical bird and creating a vivid toucan in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be drawing this flat-style toucan using basic geometric shapes, working with corners, and exploring the Align panel. Let’s get started!Continue reading »