Have you ever wondered what emoticons and emojis have in common, or how they even came to be? Well, since we love empowering our readers with knowledge, we took the time and put together this in-depth article which should break down these two modern ways of communication that have changed our lives so greatly.
Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!
Today we’re going to put our superhero capes on and hop into our secret cave, where we’re going to observe and analyze each and every detail in order to bring five of the most iconic crime fighters to life in a vector format. We’re going to do all of this by relying on some basic geometric shapes combined with the power of some simple-to-use tools in Adobe Illustrator.
You may have noticed that there is a craze for iMessage stickers since they were introduced with iOS 10. Today, you can now create and sell your very own digital stickers, instead of using the pre-installed emojis.
This tutorial was originally published in January 2013 as a ThemeKeeper 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.