Tutorials tagged with "illustrator":

Building Shapes in Illustrator

Building shapes from primitives is a quick way to build simple or complex objects in Illustrator. In this tutorial, I'll show you the methods I use to get my work done on time.

Tagged with: drawing, illustrator

Creating a Glass Button in Illustrator

Glass buttons are in right now, so how are they created? Using vector design software to make them has certain advantages. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a great-looking glass button.

Tagged with: drawing, illustrator

Better Detail Lines in Illustrator

When drawing detail lines such as shadows and facial shapes, it's tempting to just draw a solid line with the pen tool and call it good. In this tutorial, I'll show you a better way to draw detail lines and shadows.

Tagged with: beginner, drawing, illustrator

Using the Pen Tool in Illustrator

The pen tool is one of my favorite tools in Illustrator. You can use it to draw pretty much anything, from a straight line, to a fancy curve, to a complicated shape complete with smooth curves and sharp points. When I first started using Illustrator, I played around a bit with the pen tool, but it left me frustrated, and since then I've discovered some tricks that make it worlds easier to work with.

Tagged with: beginner, illustrator


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