In today’s tutorial we’re going to make some little changes to our regular program, and tackle a subject that I've wanted to do for a long time. If you haven’t figured it out from the title, well, we’re going to create five simple icons that you could turn into Android launcher icons for any future apps that you might create or be involved in creating.
In today’s video tutorial we’re going to combine the powers of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to create a diamond embellished text effect. Illustrator will be used to produce the initial layout, with the help of a couple of third party scripts, then we’ll transfer the artwork over to Photoshop to add some finishing touches and really bring the effect to life.
First of all, take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create an 800 x 600 px rectangle for the background to make all the white details visible on the canvas. Apply a vivid purple radial gradient and use the Gradient Tool (G) to edit the position of the fill.
In this tutorial we're going to go over the process of creating a simple logo with the shape of the letter P, which can be used for business, products, shops, transportation, or anywhere. We will be working with basic geometric forms to create our logo in Adobe Illustrator, making the process of drawing easier and fun. Let's start!
Today you’re going to learn how to create a Photographer’s Essentials icon pack with a little retro flavor to it. So if you’re into icon design, buckle up since it’s about to get interesting. You’re going to see how easy it is to create these little assets using nothing more than the basic tools and shapes that you probably already use on a daily basis.
In the following steps you will learn how to create a thread text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid. Taking full advantage of the Snap to Grid feature and the Transform effect, you will learn how to easily create a set of horizontal and vertical paths. Using the Warp effect and the Shape Builder Tool, you will create a pretty simple outline of a ball of wool. Finally, you'll learn how to save and use patterns and pattern brushes.
This tutorial will show you how to use a couple of layer styles to create a glass text effect. Then, it will show you how to use selection tool and masks to turn it into broken glass. Let's get started! Create a new 100 x 667 px document. Then place the Sorensen Leather - Campo-burgundy-20824 image on top of the Background layer, rename its layer to BG Texture, and resize it as you like.
In today’s tutorial we’re going to get our groove on by creating a small DJ icon set, which I thought would be a nice change of pace from the themes that we’ve covered lately. We’re going to rely mostly on the tools that we would normally use on a daily basis, so expect to hammer that Rectangle and Ellipse Tool a lot, since most of the icons are composed out of basic geometric shapes. So without wasting any more time, let’s get the party started.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to take simple shapes and apply a variety of tools and effects, such as Arc, Inflate, and Bulge, to transform the shapes. I hope you’ll enjoy the process of drawing and learn something new and useful.
Custom Brushes are one of Illustrator's most attractive features, but sometimes the process of adding them can prove to be a difficult task, especially if you've never done it before. In today's tutorial you'll learn how to do it the right way.
In the following steps you will learn how to create a light bulb text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main shape using basic tools and the live corners feature. Next, you'll learn how to take full advantage of the Appearance panel and how to make your work easier using the Transform effect. Moving on, you will learn how to add subtle shading and highlights using basic blending techniques.
In today's tutorial you're going to learn how to create a simple Calendar icon using some of the geometric shapes that we work with on a daily basis.
This tutorial will show you how to use two layer styles to create a super easy, but very realistic burnt-in-leather text effect. Let's get started! Create a new 1024 x 683px document, and then go to File > Place Linked to load the Leather Texture image.
In this tutorial we’ll use Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to put together a fun festive flyer with a vintage look. Perfect for promoting office parties or other holiday events, this flyer has a strong typographic design that’s not difficult to create even if you’re a beginner to the software.
Let's say you created a lovely vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator. Or you’ve used Illustrator to finesse some existing graphics. Or for literally any reason at all, you have a file open in Adobe Illustrator that you ultimately want to use on the web as SVG. There are several different ways of getting SVG out of Illustrator, each one a bit different. Let’s take a look.
Digital painting is an incredible way of creating awesome arts. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a hulk digital painting by following these simple steps. Here, I will share some fundamental techniques used while creating this painting.
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic MacBook Pro illustration in Adobe Illustrator. Enter 1100 in the width box and 720 in the height box then click on the Advanced button. Select RGB, Screen (72ppi) and make sure that the “Align New Objects to Pixel Grid” box is unchecked before your click OK.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed water gun illustration in Adobe Illustrator. The entire design is made from Illustrator’s basic tools and effects and some gradients...
Poltergeist has to be one of the most iconic horror movies of the 80s. It's that story of a family who are visited by a ghost and think it's all fun and games until it decides to take their young child. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create a silhouette scene inspired by the movie, of the little girl talking to spirits through the TV.
Today’s tutorial is part of the Horror Movie Week special, in which I and everybody else at Team Tuts+ got the chance to recreate a part of their favorite horror flick. Since I’m a big fan of Jason, it was an easy choice for me, and boy we’ll have fun with this one since we’ll get to recreate some cool props using Adobe Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools. Now, without wasting any more time, let’s get our hands dirty and bring these icons to life!