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.
In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial we are going to create a vector illustration of a twisted Filmstrip. Using the combination of a few very useful tools, such as the Pen Tool, Extrude & Bevel 3D effect and the Blend Tool, we will turn a simple curve into a beautiful Filmstrip. We learn to emphasize the realistic look of the illustration by applying necessary gradients. Let’s get down to business!
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.