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Illustrator Special Effects: Bokeh Background

bokeh special effect

In this quick tip tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a quick and easy bokeh special effect. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use a very useful Scatter Brush, along with the basic shape tools, the Gaussian Blur effect and a little dose of gradients. So, let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Bank Vault

bank vault

In this tutorial, we will show how to illustrate a bank vault. It consists of simple lines but the illustration of the door handle is a little difficult. The variety of colors is limited; therefore we will create color gradients to show the difference between the brightness and darkness. Let’s get started!

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30 Inspiring Floral Illustrations

30 inspiring floral illustrations

There are many illustrations from different artists worldwide; the theme of the illustrations could be anything but the most popular one is floral illustration. You can find lots of illustrations with floral subject because it is one of the basic illustrations that can be easily visualized at the same time it is perfect for wide applications.

You can find tons and tons of floral illustrations from the web but today, we will give you some of the most inspiring floral illustrations that have standout from the others. Feel free to scan our top 30 most beautiful and most inspiring floral illustrations:

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Illustrator Special Effects: Vector Lightning Background

Lightning bolt effect

This Illustrator tutorial go through some really basic and important Illustrator techniques while showing you how to create a fearsome lightning bolt from scratch. You will be using Roughen effect, tweak effect and much more to create the lightning effect.

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Premium Tutorial: Vector Map Drawing

vector map drawing

This tutorial will take you through the process of creating a Zoo Park map from scratch. It’s all vector and besides the actual map with various elements, it also teach you on drawing a parking lot, a logo and creating a legend for the map. By the end of this tutorial, you will have all the necessary knowledge for drawing various maps and the confidence to get map drawing projects. So let’s get started!

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30 Inspiring Medical Illustrations

30 inspiring medical illustrations

Most of the medical and scientific stuffs are hard to define by merely words, that is why most of the topic that involves medical explanation needs images and photos to illustrate and expound each topic well. Good photos can let other readers and viewers easily understand the fact of what you are trying to explain and we have the list of the best and most inspiring medical illustration for medical related topics.

Here is a list of the top 30 most inspiring medical illustration that you should check out:

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Illustrator Tutorial: Love Cassette Tape

final effect

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a very realistic and detailed cassette tape using simple tools and techniques like the Pathfinder, Align, Blend, Clipping Mask, etc. in Adobe Illustrator. Let’s start!

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