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How to Create a Blueprint Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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«In the fol­low­ing steps you will learn how to cre­ate a blue­print text effect in Adobe Illus­trat­or. For starters you will learn how to set up a sim­ple grid and how to cre­ate the shapes that will make up your pat­tern brush com­pon­ents. Next, you will learn how to save and rename pat­terns and how to save a pretty sim­ple pat­tern brush.»

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How to Design a Colorful Hungarian Folk Art Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

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«Folk art is a great source of inspir­a­tion for cre­at­ing graph­ic pat­terns thanks to its often sim­ple, repeated shapes and motifs. In this tutori­al, we’ll be basing our motifs on those found in Hun­gari­an folk art, par­tic­u­larly embroidery—just search Google or Pin­terest for “Hun­gari­an folk art”, and you’ll find a bevy of beau­ti­ful examples.»

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Create a Simple Thermometer lllustration in Adobe Illustrator

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«In the fol­low­ing tutori­al, you will learn how to cre­ate a sim­ple ther­mo­met­er illus­tra­tion in Adobe Illus­trat­or. For starters you will learn how to set up a sim­ple grid, how to cre­ate the pixel per­fect main shape and how to add subtle shad­ing.»

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How to Create a Set of Space Icons Using Adobe Illustrator

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«Hel­lo there, fel­low cadets! Today we have a spe­cial mis­sion in store for you: we’re going to send you where no one has gone before (well actu­ally a few have gone but that doesn’t make it less cap­tiv­at­ing), by help­ing you cre­ate your very own space icon set.»

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Create Lightsaber Vectors in Adobe Illustrator

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«In today’s tutori­al we will cre­ate inter­sect­ing futur­ist­ic lightsaber vec­tors with the help of the blend objects, blend­ing mod­es, and gradi­ent fills. The tutori­al is rel­at­ively sim­ple and can be applied to many oth­er Illus­trat­or pro­jects. Let’s get star­ted!»

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Adobe Illustrator Tips for Beginners Based on a Newbie Experience

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«Learn­ing a new tool or soft­ware could be quite an over­whelm­ing exper­i­ence for a begin­ner. It is not like old days were there were few known soft­wares with lim­ited func­tion­al­it­ies, and a new­bie could eas­ily get a step-by-step tutori­al to mas­ter them. With hun­dreds of apps and a wide range of cli­ent require­ments, it is some­times quite per­plex­ing for a begin­ner to fig­ure out where to start, what to learn and what they are allowed to skip.»

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How to Create a Chalkboard Vector

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«In this tutori­al I’ll show you how to cre­ate a chalk­board vec­tor with some gradi­ents, a bristle brush, and some free­bies from Vec­tor Mill! The tutori­al is rel­at­ively sim­ple and can be applied to many oth­er Illus­trat­or pro­jects.»

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How to Create the X-Men Character Gambit in Adobe Illustrator

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«Although I’m not a cos­play­er myself, I do enjoy brows­ing inspir­ing cos­play cre­ations. One of my favour­ite forms of cos­play­ing is when people alter the gender or gender iden­tity of the char­ac­ter or cre­ate their own ver­sion of the character’s aes­thet­ic inspired by the ori­gin­al.»

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30 Fresh new Illustrator tutorials from 2016

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«One of the best ways to sharpen your designs skills hands down has to be by doing design tutori­als, where you can learn new tech­niques that can be applied to your designs. This round-up is focused on illus­trat­or, and we have roun­ded up the very best new illus­trat­or tutori­als cre­ated in 2016 to pro­duce this tre­mend­ous blog post.»

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How to Create a Set of Apple Product Icons Using Adobe Illustrator

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«It’s been a long time since we last did a quick tip on icons, so I thought that it would be nice to make one about some Apple products, and see how easy it is to cre­ate them using Adobe Illus­trat­or. We’ll be cre­at­ing four dif­fer­ent products: an iPod, an iMac, a Mighty Mouse and a Wacom Tab­let, which isn’t actu­ally made by Apple but it is part of their Pho­to­graphy & Cre­ativ­ity line of accessor­ies.»

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