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Premium Tutorial: A Leather Hat

a leather hat

In this tutorial, we will explain the ways on how to illustrate a leather hat using Adobe Illustrator. Creating the hatband and leather texture is a long but rewarding process. I enjoyed creating this tutorial and I hope you will as well. So, let’s get started!

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Difficulty: Intermediate
Requirements: Adobe Illustrator

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    • Instant download of PDF e-book (15 pages, 53 steps)
    • Comes with Ai file for easy reference
    • Detailed step by step tutorial to draw a nice realistic leather hat

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23. Fill the inner part of the hat’s edge with appropriate gradient

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24. To create a shining edge, draw some lines as shown below using the Pen Tool.

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25. Fill these shapes with white color

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26. Select the shapes you have just drawn, go to Appearance Palette and set Opacity=30. To blur the edges, go to Effect > Blur > Gaussian Blur.

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27. Draw a white line at the roll of the hat and set its thickness. Go to Variable with Profile > with Profile 1 until the ends of the line become thin.

leather hat

28. Select this white line and go to Effect > Blur > Gaussian Blur and blur it.

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29. To create stitches on the roll of hat, draw a dark line using the Pen Tool.

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About The Author: chrisflynn

Chris Flynn is a part-time freelancer who loves writing design tutorials. He has knowledge and proficiency in writing vector, Illustrator and Photoshop tutorials and writes for niches such as online marketing, SEO, social media and more.

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