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Premium Tutorial: Formula One Car

formula car

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a detailed Formula One Car illustration using Adobe Illustrator. For beginners, you will learn how to create simple shapes using some basic tools. Then you will learn how to apply linear and radial gradient, and with the help of some basic effects to add shade, depth and highlights for the overall illustration. Finally, reflect them and arrange the copies to create the final artwork. So now let’s begin!

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Premium Tutorial: Photorealistic Apple

photorealistic apple

In this tutorial, we will explain how to illustrate a photorealistic apple. An apple is an attractive fruit because it has bright and luscious colors. To create the beautiful and complex textures of the apple, it will take a considerable amount of time. But don’t worry, because we will attempt to at least simplify this tutorial for you. Let us get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Photorealistic DSLR Camera

photorealistic dslr camera

In the following tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a very realistic and detailed camera using Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be creating the base shapes using the Basic Shapes and the Pathfinder. Next, we will add the details using gradients and the Appearance Panel. Finally, we will use effects like: 3D Extrude & Bevel, Blur, Warp, Texture to create a vivid camera. Let’s start!

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Premium Tutorial: Cordless Drill

cordless drill

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a cordless drill in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, we’ll be using basic tools (Pen Tool (P), Ellipse Tool (L), Rounded Rectangle Tool…) and some techniques (Offset Path, Blend, Clipping Mask…). Moving on, you will learn how to cleverly use the Gaussian Blur effects and how to add depth to your shapes using complex gradients or blending options. So let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Pirate Minion

pirate minion

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you the step-by-step process of creating a cute pirate minion. First, you’ll learn how to create pixel perfect shapes using the Pen or the Ellipse Tools. Next, you’ll see how you can add depth and shade for your shapes using the complex gradients, the Pathfinder options and some basic blending techniques… So let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Coconut Tree & the Beach

coconut tree and the beach

 

In this tutorial, we will explain how to illustrate a coconut tree and a beach. The coconut tree is located at the corner of the scene. Illustrating the sky and sea background will be easy but illustrating the coconut tree and its leaves will be a little difficult. Let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Office Chair

Office Chair

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a detailed Office Chair illustration. The Pen Tool (P) is the mostly used tool in this tutorial. We’ll continue to use some techniques (Clipping Mask, Blend, Gradient on Stroke…) and some effects (Gaussian Blur, Craquelure, Drop Shadow) to make the chair look more realistic. So let’s begin!

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