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Outstanding Text Effects Tutorials in Illustrator

July 22nd, 2011
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Outstanding Text Effects Tutorials in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool that you can create fluffy, vague, sparkling, gelatinous, glossy, glittery, retro and revolutionary effects with. Creating a particular text effect in Illustrator is not that difficult now; thanks to the availability of huge number of tutorials that guide you through each step.

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How to Create a Glamorous Portrait Using Adobe Illustrator

May 6th, 2011
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How to Create a Glamorous Portrait Using Adobe Illustrator

Today we're going to show you a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create a glamorous portrait using a stock reference. The final result will be 100% vector; therefore will retain its scalable properties. This walk through is ideal for those an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Illustrator. Illustrator CS5 was...

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A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets

April 20th, 2011
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A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets

Adobe Illustrator is an indispensable designing tool but at the same time very difficult to master. Having a high quality set of Illustrator brushes always come in handy and always make the designers work a bit easier.

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Improve Your Illustrator Skills

April 15th, 2011
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Improve Your Illustrator Skills

There are countless tutorials available on the net to learn the basic skills of Adobe Illustrator. Some of them are of very basic, while some help you with learning the more advanced skills. Adobe Illustrator is an amazing design tool with such depth that exploring its many possibilities can take ages. But if you are interested...

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How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

March 22nd, 2011
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How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

Many people have difficulty in drawing objects in perspective. Most of the time it helps if you have that particular object in front of you, but we still need our imagination.The most important aspects of perspective are size and distance. If you increase the distance between you and...

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Illustrator Must-Know Text Effects

March 15th, 2011
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Illustrator Must-Know Text Effects

Most designers use Photoshop to manipulate text as well as graphics but you will be amazed at what you can accomplish with the help of Illustrator. Nevertheless, combining the two will undoubtedly help you produce even more wonderful and creative effects for your designs. Typography is surely one of the aspects that should be well considered...

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Anyone Up for a Cup of Coffee?

March 11th, 2011
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Anyone Up for a Cup of Coffee?

Following along this tutorial you’ll be learning how to use the Pathfinder Panel in Illustrator CS5 with its very useful features. Combining various forms with the Pathfinder tools, we can create nice shapes. Applying the gradients and colors to those shapes, we can achieve great results by creating a nice depth and perspective. Highlights and shadows are very helpful as well and make the...

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Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010

December 21st, 2010
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Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010

We must say there were many llustrator tutorials throughout this year. In today’s post we have collected some of the best tutorials published this year to show you the different techniques that are available which will help you master all kinds of Illustrator tricks and techniques.

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The Ultimate Illustrator Toolbox

November 1st, 2010
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The Ultimate Illustrator Toolbox

In case you have missed them, recently we have been going through the Adobe Creative Suite and putting together posts that would assist our readers in creating their own personal toolbox of resources. We hope we have managed to help you get a handle on the various programs and get the most out of them through hundreds of helpful add-ons. With two down, we...

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35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

September 14th, 2010
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35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool to help designers produce high quality digital drawings. Once you created a sketch on paper or your tablet, you can use Illustrator’s tools to turn sketches in a vivid, beautiful illustrations. In this post we present some fresh tutorials for mastering your drawing skills in illustrator.

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40 New And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

August 23rd, 2010
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40 New And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

The Internet is bursting with knowledge. Whatever you want is available at your fingertips, and learning new techniques is so easy with the load of useful tutorials that guide you step by step. Adobe Illustrator is powerful indeed, but when used right, it can perform feats that humans will marvel at! So today, we present a collection of some fresh and useful tutorials for...

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A Gold Mine of Adobe Illustrator Resources

December 11th, 2009
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A Gold Mine of Adobe Illustrator Resources

By Melissa Scroggins What could be better than striking gold? How about a huge list of Adobe Illustrator resources? For many designers, a list of resources to help finish those design projects in a quick and easy fashion is like finding gold on the Web. In this article, there are over 200 (mostly) free resources for Adobe Illustrator. Since many designers have made these...

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40 Adobe Illustrator Text Effect Tutorials

October 25th, 2009
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40 Adobe Illustrator Text Effect Tutorials

By Paul Andrew Which one is better for manipulating text, Photoshop or Illustrator? There is no clear and defined answer. What is clear is that Illustrator, being mainly used used for creating seamless vector images, allows the user a greater degree of accuracy, control, and precision. Of course this depends on the hand controlling the mouse. So, if you are looking to simply manipulate...

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30+ Fresh & Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials & Neat Tips

April 1st, 2009
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30+ Fresh & Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials & Neat Tips

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for illustrating various elements one can use for web pages and print design. However, it’s important to know what to do in order to powerfully use its tools and achieve certain effects. So, step-by-step tutorials can provide a lot of help, thats why we spent a lot of time searching for Fresh and New high quality tutorials out...