It’s long been established that the human race is ran by furry overlords known as “cats”. I myself am a slave to two adorable, yet dominant felines who have manipulated my behaviour to overly share their images on social media and make them subjects of many vectors.
It’s that time of year again, we’re looking for some new designers to join our always developing team of awesome instructors.
When you’ve not created a new vector in a while, Adobe Illustrator can seem very scary. And if you’ve been creating vectors as long as I have, you don’t want your first vector in over a year to be a “run of the mill” one or predictable. You want to set yourself a challenge, whilst still in your comfort zone.
Recently on our Facebook page, we were asked in response to a vector tutorial being posted:
Welcome to the annual roundup of our best posts within the Design & Illustration section here on ThemeKeeper Tuts+. Before we jump into our top 50, let me share with you some of our victories of the year!
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This tutorial was originally published in February 2011 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant.
Vectoring hair on portraits can be a time-consuming process and is sometimes difficult to master in a short space of time. A few years back, I wanted to help solve this issue by creating a set of brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Since then, they have become the third best-selling AI brush on GraphicRiver!
It’s your resident crazy cat lady / vector fanatic here, with another tutorial which features a feline. This time around, I’m going to show you the step-by-step process of creating a soft, furry, back-lit kitten in Adobe Illustrator, using brushes and gradients. I’ll teach you the basics of creating fur, so you’ll be able to apply this exact process to any furry illustration.
This tutorial was originally published in January 2011 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator and some of the source files are no longer available, its techniques and process are still relevant.
In a previous article, I talked about the 10 essential tips and tools all Adobe Illustrator beginners should know, and it went down very well with readers. This time around, I want to share with you the 7 most fun tools and tricks in my favourite vector program.
Matthew Williamson is one of my all-time favourite designers. It’s his bold use of colours and patterns and his use of animals which draws me to his designs.
This tutorial was originally published in November 2012 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant.
I know so many illustrators who practise their craft on their own face. Whilst I’ve tried in the past to vector myself, I can’t stand to stare at my own face for a couple of hours.