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Illustrator Special Effects #12: Colorful Mosaic Background

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Let’s see how to create a colorful mosaic background in this tutorial. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use various symbolism tools, along with Mesh Tool, in order to achieve a nice mosaic effect. So, let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Christmas Ornament Wreath

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Get ready for the holiday season with this Christmas Ornament Wreath tutorial. We will be using a lot of Pen Tool and Ellipse Tool while combining some simple shapes and coloring with vivid color gradients. In addition, we’ll add the highlights using the Transparency Palette plus one or two effects. Best of all, we will have a great time exploring some nice techniques during the creation process. So, get ready to create a nice Christmas illustration.

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30 Best Professional Fonts


Professional looking font is one factor in building an impression either on your catalogs, business names, titles, headlines, manuals and others alike. Looking for the best professional font that will fit your designs? Here is a list of the top 30 professional font:

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Illustrator Tutorial: Create A Jeans Text Effect

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In the following steps, you will learn how to create a jeans text effect using theAdobe Illustrator. For beginners, you will learn how to create the main shapes of the jeans using the Pen and the Add Anchor Point tools. Next, you will learn how to add details on the main jeans shape using the Roughen, Tweak and Grain effects. You will repeat the techniques made in the previous steps to create the other jeans shapes such as the waistband, belt loops and pockets. At the end of this tutorial, you’ll make things more vivid by adding the rips on the trouser legs using Clipping Mask along with the Zig Zag, and Rounghen effects.
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Illustrator Special Effects #11: Organic Green Bokeh Background

organic green boken background

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a quick and easy green boken background. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use Mesh Tool, along with the basic shape tools, in order to create nice green leaves. So, let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Hamburger


In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a very realistic and detailed Hamburger using simple tools and techniques such as Pathfinder, Align, Blend, layer arrangements etc. in Adobe Illustrator. Let’s start.

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Fotolia Coupon Discount (20% OFF)

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Fotolia coupon code for October 2014

Fotolia offers royalty free stock images, letting individuals as well as professionals to lawfully purchase and use stock images along with illustrations for print and web.

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