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Premium Tutorial: Wine Barrel

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a wine barrel using Adobe Illustrator. For beginners, you can create the main shapes using the basic tools along with vector shape building techniques. As you continue, you will learn how to add shades, highlights and subtle textures with the help of Transparency Palette, a bunch of gradients, some effects and blending techniques. Let’s have a good time while reading the tutorial and creating your own outstanding artworks!

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Premium Tutorial: Bank Vault

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In this tutorial, we will show how to illustrate a bank vault. It consists of simple lines but the illustration of the door handle is a little difficult. The variety of colors is limited; therefore we will create color gradients to show the difference between the brightness and darkness. Let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Vector Map Drawing

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This tutorial will take you through the process of creating a Zoo Park map from scratch. It’s all vector and besides the actual map with various elements, it also teach you on drawing a parking lot, a logo and creating a legend for the map. By the end of this tutorial, you will have all the necessary knowledge for drawing various maps and the confidence to get map drawing projects. So let’s get started!

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Premium Tutorial: Formula One Car

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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

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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

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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

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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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