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Illustrator Tutorial: Line-Style Birthday Poster


In this tutorial, we will be creating a birthday poster in a line style. We’ll be using different shapes and some vector building techniques. After you’re done with this tutorial, you can printout the finish product of this poster so that you can sent it to your family and friends! The process is very easy and comprehensive. Let’s start!
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Premium Tutorial: Sunset Landscape with Woodcut Style

sunset landscape

In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a sunset landscape with woodcut style in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use vector shape building techniques, as well as stroke palette, vector masks, gradients and more.

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Illustrator Special Effects: Draw a Realistic Coffee Cup Background

coffee cup

This Illustrator tutorial go through some really basic and important Illustrator techniques while showing you how to create a realistic cup of coffee from scratch. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use the Appearance Panel in Illustrator CS6 with its very useful features. Using various techniques, we can create really realistic water effects. Let’s get started!

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Illustrator Tutorial: Create an Ice Cream Cart

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a detailed illustration of an ice cream cart using Adobe Illustrator. One of the things that you will learn is how to create the main shape using several tools with the basic vector shape building techniques, some masking techniques as well as other simple effects. Also, applying different shadows and highlight effects will be learned so that our cart will look more glossy and three-dimensional. Let’s get started!

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Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Flat Style Work Space

work space

In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a simple flat style work area using Adobe Illustrator. No special drawing skills are required here because we’ll be working with simple geometrical shapes, the Align and the Pathfinder palette. Let’s get started!
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Illustrator Special Effects: Create a Rusty Metal Background

rusty metal background

This short tutorial will show you how to create a rustic metal finish that can be used for a variety of purposes.We’ll examine how to create a unique look that can be used in backgrounds and detailed vector illustrations using only Adobe Illustrator. This is a great way to give the appearance of a metallic texture to a surface. Let’s check out how it works!

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Premium Tutorial: Retro Pin-up Girl

retro girl

In this tutorial you’ll learn to create a retro pin-up girl in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use simple shapes, Pathfinder palette, some different Width Profiles in the Stroke palette, which are easy to apply in other illustrations. So let’s jump in and begin creating!

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