Forget Password
Stock Photos at DepositPhotos.com

Author

 ssf

Nikola Adzic

Hi, I'm a digital artist and designer and I really enjoy creating photorealistic artworks. Most of the time I'm just observing how objects behave in the 'real' world and it's really challenging to create it in a vector-based software, such as Illustrator.

Posts by adzicnikola:

Illustrator Special Effects #13: Leather Textured Diary

leather textured diary

Create a realistic leather diary cover from scratch. You will learn interesting techniques on how to make a wrinkled leather texture on the cover using the Wrinkle Tool. Also, we’ll learn how to create a vector leather texture from a raster image, and apply it to the diary cover. Last but not least, we are going to create some decorative stitching using the Mesh Tool. So, let’s get started!

Read the rest of this entry »

Illustrator Special Effects #12: Colorful Mosaic Background

colorful mosaic background

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!

Read the rest of this entry »

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!

Read the rest of this entry »

Illustrator Special Effects #10: Cardboard Texture Background

cardboard texture

This quick tip will show you how to draw a nice looking cardboard texture. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use a very useful Blend Tool, along with the basic shape tools and a little dose of gradients. Also, we’ll take advantage of the Appearance Panel to speed up the process and keep the objects fully editable. Let’s get started!

Read the rest of this entry »

Illustrator Special Effects #9: Blue Comet Background

Blue Comet Special Effect

In this quick tip tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a falling comet effect. Using the basic shape tools, some gradients and the mesh tool, you will be able to create nice looking vector background. So, let’s get started!

Read the rest of this entry »

Illustrator Special Effects #8: Notice Board with Sticky Notes Background

notice board background

This tutorial will take you through the process of creating a realistic pin board texture from scratch. You will learn interesting techniques on how to create a 3D push pin using the 3D Revolve Tool and how to create sticky notes too using the Warp Tool. We’ll cover on how to apply the shadows and highlights to the push pins. So, let’s get started!

Read the rest of this entry »

Illustrator Special Effects #7: Spiral Motion Abstract Background

Abstract Spiral Motion Background

Follow this quick tip and learn how to draw a black and white spiral cube abstract background. So, let’s get started!

Read the rest of this entry »

Ads

Subscribe

Social Media Icons

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookCheck Our Feed

Istock Ads

myfonts ads

Google Ads

About Vector Diary

Vector Diary is a popular blog offering great illustrator tutorials and tips. It was created by Tony Soh, a graphic designer, who has great passion in illustration. Tony has written one of the most popular tutorial to learn illustrator and has helped more than 20,000 people. On top of that, his tutorials and tips has helped designers improve their illustration skills and have received great feedback. So join Vector Diary and start learning today!

Write a Tutorial

Get paid $150 for each approved tutorials! Any writers who are passionate about sharing their illustrator techniques can contribute. Learn how ยป