How to Make a Retro RC Airplane Poster

In this tutorial, we'll predominantly be using the Pen, Pencil and Gradient tools to create a fun retro remote control airplane illustration. It takes quite a bit of work with the Pen, so make sure you're familiar with the Pen Tool before beginning.

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