Create a Dripping Icing Cake Font
Create a Dripping Typography Poster
Learn how to create a colorful & dripping themed Typography Poster using Adobe Illustrator to create the font and adding finishing touches in Adobe Photoshop to create the poster. We'll be using useful must know methods & techniques in Illustrator & Photoshop to create this fun poster!
Create a Custom Water Font That Will Refresh Your Copy
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a water-inspired font style. We’ll base the water font either on your handwriting or a brush font, create custom brushes, play with blending modes, blended shapes, gradients, and vector effects in the Appearance panel to keep your font face flowing!
How to Bake a Cake in Illustrator
We’ve shown you how to make pie with Adobe’s vector drawing application, but how about those times when you need to give someone a cake?
Let’s start with a new document (obviously) – choose web if that’s what you’re planning to use the final image to your site as this will ensure all measurements are in pixels and colours are set in RGB.
Turn Any Font Into a Sketch Font
There are some popular sketchy fonts available that are great for grungy and hand-drawn designs and illustrations. My problem is, I want to be able to use this sketchy style in any font. Turn’s out, it is actually really easy to do in Illustrator. Moreover, you can create a Graphic Style and easily apply the style to other editable fonts!
Simple D-I-Y Ribbon Font Text Effect
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to take a “plain Jane” font and transform it into folded ribbons to create a stunning ribbon font text effect, perfect for your upscale designs. Combining use of the Shape Builder Tool and Appearance panel, you’ll have this project tied up in no time.
Create a Donut Font Style
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a food-inspired font style entirely from scratch by manipulating shapes with gradients, custom brushes, and various vector and raster effects within the appearance panel. Once you have the first letter, an entire alphabet of donut goodness awaits!
Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop
The idea is very simple, I used some stock photos and a very blocky typeface. Instead of wasted my time looking for the perfect font, I decided to create it in Illustrator. So the first steps I will show you how to create the font and then in the others, in Photoshop, I will show you how to mix that with the photos.
Create a Vibrant 3D Pixel Type Treatment
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a fun 3D pixel font type treatment. Using a free font, gradients, and Illustrator 3D filter, you will easily create a type treatment that you can apply to many other fonts.
Create an embroidery art font style
Embroidery art has been given a new lease of life in this month’s tutorial. Using Adobe Illustrator and a good dose of imagination, we’ll show you how to make an ordinary font stand out!
How to Create an Old Font Text Effect
In this text effect tutorial you will learn how to create an old font style text. This illustrator tutorial is created for beginners, so it has very detailed instructions. Have fun in this tutorial.
Plastic Wrap Your Candy With Photoshop And Illustrator
In this tutorial, I will touch on the Photoshop filter - Plastic Wrap. The Plastic Wrap filter is one of the most useful special effects tool Photoshop has to offer. Use it to make create beads of sweat on an athlete, to just about anything that dribbles. Oh, and if you really want to, you can use it to draw shiny dripping paint on the can. In this work through, we're going to use this technique to create a plastic wrap on a candy.
Create An Editable Metal Type Treatment
I have really found the Appearance panel to be useful when creating type treatments that I constantly need to repeat. One of these styles is a metal type treatment. This tutorial is pretty similar to the Letterpress Font and Sketchy Font tutorials in that it uses the Appearance panel to create a type treatment that is fully editable when it is done.
How to Create Retro Vector Letters
Letters and writing are very helpful elements in every designer’s work. They help the designer send a message in the easiest way possible, and also help emphasize the existing message in an illustration. Although the Internet provides very large font resources, sometimes the design needs more than just a font. That’s why graphic styles and other effects are used in illustrations, banners, posters and others. Vector letters are expanded letters with effects added to them. Because they are expanded, the range of effects you can use on them is limitless: graphic styles, gradients, 3D effects and others.
Illustrate cute yummy vector cup cake
Some time ago I posted two similar cupcakes as vector freebies. Now it is the time to share my recipe. You may download the source file. I use the CS4 version but the file is back-saved to CS2.
Create 3D Letters Without the Use of 3D Tools
Follow this new quick tip and learn how to create simple 3D letters without the use of the 3D effects. We will start from a simple font and after a few adjustments we are going to be ready to create the 3D look with the help of the Transform effect and a few shape manipulations. Once completed, you can color the 3D letters as you desire. Let’s begin!
Create Happy Feet Font
Learn how to create the Text Effect from the movie, Happy Feet! We'll be using Adobe Illustrator, 3D effects & Gradients to create this cute text.
The Making of GUI Design Icons Font
Icons are inseparable part of a GUI (graphical user interfaces) design. I was downloading, buying and creating icons for ages, then one day I decided to make my own usable icon set. Something to help other GUI designers make work faster and better. This article explains in detail the process of creating and phases I was going through with this project, and may act as guidance when you decide to make something similar. I went down more than one creative path before finalizing this "GUI Design Icons" font.
How to Create a Colorful, 3D Text Effect
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a colorful three-dimensional text effect. We'll use several Illustrator effects, built in patterns, a modern font, and more to bring this effect to fruition.
High Voltage! Create an Electric Text Effect
In the following steps you will learn how to create an electricity text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create a pretty simple pattern brush and a bunch of thin art brushes. Next, using a free font and taking full advantage of the Appearance panel you will learn how to create the main text shapes. Moving on, you will learn how to save your own graphic styles and how to cleverly use them.
Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment
Whether or not you're a Steampunk fan, this two part tutorial is sure to test your knowledge on Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Photoshop. In the first half, we're going to customize a Blackletter font and create 3D text with vector shapes. There's lots to do, so let's start with the first part of this two-part series!