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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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Premium Tutorial: Pizza Delivery Box

pizza box

Follow this tutorial and learn how to draw a pizza in a box using Adobe Illustrator. The tutorial is composed of two main parts; creating pizza box and creating the pizza itself. We will start from some basic shapes and with a few building techniques that involve the Direct Selection Tool, the Align and the Pathfinder palette, Roughen and some simple effects. By the end of this tutorial, you will easily create the shapes that you need. Let’s begin!

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Illustrator Special Effects: Water Drops Background

water drops

In this easy to follow tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a colorful, Background covered with water drops. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use various symbolism tools, along with a very useful Mesh Tool, in order to achieve a realistic effect. So, let’s get started!

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Illustrator Special Effects: Abstract Wave Lines Background

abstract wave lines background

Follow this quick tip and learn how to draw a nice abstract wave line with glow effect. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use a very useful Rectangular Grid Tool, along with the basic shape tools, the Art brush and a little dose of gradients. Then, I will show you how to create glowing light effect using the Color Dodge blending mode. So, let’s get started!

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Illustrator Special Effects: Cloud and Grass Background

Vector Cloud Grass Background

After studying this cloud and grass tutorial, you will learn many useful and necessary techniques that will help you to create an eye-appealing wallpaper quickly and effectively. We’ll cover on how to use shapes and gradients to achieve a simple landscape environment. Let’s get to it!

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