How to Create a Custom Water Font In Less Than an Hour

how to create a custom water font in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a refreshing font style! We'll base this water font on your handwriting or a brush font. Then, we'll create custom brushes, play with blending modes, explore blended shapes, use gradients, and use vector effects—all in the Appearance panel. Let's get started!

Continue reading »

How to Create an Astronaut Vector in Adobe Illustrator

how to illustrate astronaut cartoon


In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to create an astronaut vector using simple shapes and trendy gradients! We'll quickly go over steps to add depth and volume when designing out-of-this-world illustrations. Get ready to launch Adobe Illustrator in 3-2-1!

Continue reading »

How to Create a Honey Bee Logo in 10 Easy Steps!

Honey Bee Logo Tutorial for Adobe Illustrator


Why are we buzzing about this tutorial? This how-to will give you the tools you need to create a honey bee logo, with fancy thin lines and bits of honeycomb. (Sweet, right?) We’ll use simple geometric shapes, the Live Corners feature, and the Direct Selection Tool

Continue reading »

How to Quickly Create Realistic Lens Flare Vectors in Adobe Illustrator!

lens flare vector tutorial


Today we'll learn how to create lens flare vectors with transparent backgrounds! We'll do this using simple vector objects, blending modes, and the Flare Tool. Want a simple lens flare for your next illustration? If so, this easy tutorial has you covered. Let's get started! 

Continue reading »

How To Design a Seamless Avocado Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

How to design a seamless avocado pattern with Adobe Illustrator


Trying to design a pattern by yourself can be the pits. But in this tutorial, we'll go over easy, effective ways to create a flat-style avocado pattern using simple geometric shapes and Adobe Illustrator's Pattern Tool. We'll build a vivid and diverse seamless pattern, adding leaves and other yummy elements. Let's get started!

Continue reading »

10 Step Tutorial: How to Draw a Cute Dog Icon in Adobe Illustrator

How-to-Draw-Cute-Dog-Icon-Adobe-Illustrator


We all know dogs are awesome, and in this tutorial, we’ll learn how to draw a cute dog icon quickly and easily, all in Adobe Illustrator! No need to ruff it, either; we’ll use simple shapes to make our cute doggo. But enough yapping... let's get started!

Continue reading »