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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Create a Retro Folded Text Effect
In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a Retro Folded Text Effect using Adobe Illustrator and adding some final options in Adobe Photoshop to create a nice presentation which can be used for your portfolio. This text effect is simple and attractive and holds a vintage 50′s look with the type of font used.
How to Make a Colorful, Environmental Slice
This tutorial is about creating an earth slice that looks like a piece of cake. When doing such "environmental" illustrations it's kind of hard to stop adding details. The first twenty four steps are about creating the slice and another thirteen cover the rest. The process of adding the details are covered at a quicker pace, as this is where you should add your own illustrative style.
Digital type art techniques
Font design is an exclusive art open to only a few individuals, but the possibilities to create or modify the type with tools like Photoshop and Illustrator lets designer and artist make their own interpretations out of them. Give typography texture, depth, or turn it into a pattern and it really becomes our own art.
Create a Detailed Christmas Lights Text Effect
In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed Christmas lights text effects in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create pixel perfect shapes using basic tools, effects and vector shape building techniques. Using these simple shapes along with subtle effects, a bunch of linear gradient, a nifty script and some basic blending techniques you will learn how to create a glowing Christmas light. Moving on you will learn how to easily multiply and recolor your Christmas light, how to create a simple pattern brush and how to create a warm background. Finally, using a calligraphic font, the Paintbrush Tool and some stroke tricks you will create the wires.
Use Illustrator to Create a Fun, 3D, Character Logo
In this tutorial we'll use illustrators 3D tool to create text with depth. We'll give the letters personality by placing them at angles and choosing a fun font. We'll add a crazy rabbit character and unify all the colors as we add simple shading. Lastly, we'll give this fun logo a sticker effect.
How To Create Detailed Gothic Linework Typography
Follow this step by step walkthough of the design process for my recent gothic typography design. We'll be customising a blackletter font with various black and white elements and creating a range of tones with detailed linework to create a cool gothic style design that would be right at home as a logo for a heavy metal band or dark apparel brand.