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Premium Tutorial: Sphinx

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In this tutorial we’ll be creating a realistic Sphinx in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use some basic shapes along with simple freehand drawing, and then we’ll add spectacular effects, making the Sphinx look more real with the help of some effects that will help us to add some texture to our illustration. Let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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This is step by step Illustrator tutorial that teaches you how to draw roasted Thanksgiving turkey. First, you’ll create the turkey and after that, you’ll learn to create other decorative elements as the grapes, the lemon and some rosemary branches. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so here is a turkey design tutorial you can use as inspiration for your own graphic designs this holiday season.

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Premium Tutorial: Sunset Landscape with Woodcut Style

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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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Premium Tutorial: Retro Pin-up Girl

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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

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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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Premium Tutorial: Papaya Fruit

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Follow this tutorial and learn how to draw one and a half papaya fruits in Adobe Illustrator. The tutorial is composed of two main parts, creating the papaya fruit and creating the other half of the papaya. You will start from basic shapes and with a few vector shape building techniques like the Pathfinder Palette, Offset Path and Duplicate object. You will easily create the shapes that you need. The Clipping Mask also plays an important role in this tutorial along with some effects and the Transparency Palette. So let’s begin!

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Premium Tutorial: Sandwich

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In this tutorial, we will illustrate a “Vegetable Sandwich”. Drawing a “Vegetable Sandwich” will fall in the “Real Life Objects Simulation” category. We will use Adobe Illustrator to create the Illustration. This will be compatible to any version above CS4. We will do the whole illustration by doing Partial Drawing of the individual components within it. We will do this because in our proposed drawing, each individual component will get overlapped by the component staying over it. So, by drawing only the visible parts we will be able to save our time.

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