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Premium Tutorial: Low Poly Tiger Head

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In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to create a low-poly tiger head. For beginners, you will learn how to triangulate the stock photo using the Pen tool and the Align palette. As we move on, you will learn how to color the triangular mesh that you have made. So let’s begin!

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Illustrator Tutorial: Air Plane

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In the following steps you will learn how to create an airplane illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to using basic tools and vector shape building techniques along with the Pathfinder palette you will learn how to create the main airplane components. Moving on you will learn how to add shading and highlights for your airplane to give it more of a 3D look. Finally, you will learn how to add a simple background and some subtle shading.

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Premium Tutorial: Cruise Ship

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In this tutorial, we will illustrate a “Cruise Ship”. Drawing a “Cruise Ship” falls in the “Structural Illustration” criteria; therefore we will approach our illustration strategy in the way the big structures are built. We will use Adobe illustrator to create the Illustration. This will be compatible to any version above CS4.

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Premium Tutorial: Beach Party Vintage Poster

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In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to create a Vintage Night Beach Party design in a unique and modern style. We will be using Adobe Illustrator to create the illustration, going through simple and re-usable techniques that will give you a solid foundation to work upon for your future projects.

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iStock Coupon Code – 30% Discount

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May 2015 istock coupon codes are here! Unfortunately 30% discount is not available anymore. Save now with iStockphoto 20% OFF coupon codes when you purchase new/old credit packs. iStockphoto is one of the more popular royalty stock agency. It is the preferred choice for finding good quality stock photos for the lowest price. You can find royalty free stock photos, videos, illustrations, Flash and audio to use for your commercial projects. Signing up is easy and you can choose to purchase credits or subscribe to subscription plans. When you use the iStockphoto voucher code, you will get a special 15% discount. So sign up now to enjoy this iStockphoto promo code before it ends!
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Illustrator Tutorial: Water Slide

Riding on a water slide is one of the most enjoyable things to do in the summer. Today, you will learn how to create a water slide text effect using Adobe Illustrator. Firstly, you will learn how to create the letter shapes using the Pen Tool. Secondly, you will create a stream of water using an artistic brush along with blend technique. As we go along, you will use the basic tools, blend technique and vector shape building techniques to create the ladder. Finally, you will create a beautiful background with sky, sea surface and sand bank. So let’s get started.

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Illustrator Special Effects #16: Abstract Blue Background

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After studying this simple tutorial, you will learn many useful and necessary techniques that will help you to create a nice blue background. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use a very useful Mesh Tool, along with the basic shape tools, in order to create various abstract elements. Let’s get started! Read the rest of this entry »

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