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Illustrator Tutorial: Reel with Needle

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In this tutorial, we will explain how to illustrate a reel with thread and needle step by step. You can do this illustration using any color of thread. Also, you can put some needles on the ground too. In this tutorial you will learn several cool techniques to create this simple illustration.  Let’s get started!

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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!

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Premium Tutorial: Leather Jacket

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Through this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a male jacket using Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be creating base shapes using the basic shapes, some basic vector shape building techniques (Offset Path, Blend…) and the Pathfinder palette. Then we will be adding details using the gradients and the Transparency palette. We will also use effects like: Feather, Gaussian Blur, and Drop Shadow to create a vivid male jacket. Let’s begin!

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Illustrator Tutorial: Orchid Plant

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Here you will learn how to draw beautiful orchid in a pot. The tutorial is composed of two main parts, creating the pot and creating the orchid plant. You will start from basic shapes, use the techniques that involve the Transform, Blend and with a few effects such as Grain, Spatter, Gaussian Blur you will easily create the shapes that you need. So let’s take a closer look.

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