In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a slick golden text effect. Although it’s a pretty short tutorial, the sixteen steps cover many techniques and effects that can be used for other projects. The Pen Tool steps may be a bit challenging, but with patience and some basic knowledge you will succeed.
Learn how to design a calendar icon in Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial covers the step-by-step process of designing this vector icon in Illustrator using tools such as: shape building tools, brushes, a round corner script, and multiple gradient colors. This calendar icon can be used in the next design or website you build.
Texture can add richness and character to a vector illustration, but often those qualities come at a price. Most texture effects in Illustrator are actually raster based, with limitations on size and quality. Here’s a quick way to create a versatile vector texture that can be painted on with a brush, right where you want it.
Inkscape has gone from strength to strength. The following collection of Inkscape tutorials from the Vectortuts+ archive has me itching to start drawing! Whether you’re an Illustrator fan wanting to learn a new skill, or if you’re an Inkscape artist looking for a project, we have a tutorial for you. Check out our hand-picked selection of Inkscape tutorials at the jump.