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Justin Alvey

I am currently a freelance designer involved in graphic design, web design and I dabble in programming. I am finishing my Honours in Electrical Engineering, and am interested in technology, design and anything creative and interesting. If you have similar interests, follow me on twitter: @justLV

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Illustrator Tip #18: Broken Glass Effect

This great broken glass effect can be used for creating effective text effects for your websites or logos. The broken glass effect is relatively simple to create. Throughout this tutorial, I will teach you the skills needed to create this cool effect in Adobe Illustrator.
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Illustrator Tutorial: Sketching a Boat with Graphics Tablet


This Illustrator sketch tutorial will show how one can use a graphics tablet in Adobe Illustrator for drawing and sketching illustrations. We will start by sketching a simple ark, focusing on the various techniques and shortcuts one can use to sketch all sorts of designs quickly and effectively. You can however try to draw something different, such as a guitar, or a person. This tutorial assumes that you have a basic understanding on how the pen, pencil and brush tools work. You will see how the editing and customization allowed can make sketching in Illustrator preferable to Photoshop.
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