illustration tutorials : How to Vector RSS Icon with Illustrator

illustration tutorials : How to Vector RSS Icon with Illustrator

This Tutorial was initially written in 2007 , some information might be outdate but still it is awesome!

 

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Step 1

Lets start by creating a new file , pick out the bright orange colour in your selected colours and start off by making a square with rounded rectangle tool
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Step 2


Draw a small circle using Ellipse tool pressing shift while creating will give you a perfect round.

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Step 3


use the pen tool to read a path something like this with stroke edges selected as straight as seen in the following image

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Step 4


Repeat step 4 this time add a central node as well which will help you achieve a better shape by adjusting it using anchor points

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Step 5


Select both the paths and go to object>Expand in the menu which will show up the Expand window , select the stroke expand and hit ok….

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Step 6


now select all the assets and right click and group . This is important as now when we are going to apply a 3D effect to it illustrator will take it as front face….

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Step 87


Now go to Effects>3D>Extrude and bevel with the group selected

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Step 8


Play around with the options in the window i have chosen 42 perspective , extrude depth 25pt , and rotate dimensions accordingly . You might like to keep the preview checked and view what is going on 🙂

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Step 9


here i have taken the image to photoshop to give it some gradience and play around with it since it is already done you can now do anything with it!

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The finished RSS 3d icon

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how to draw heart step by step : Adobe illustrator tutorial

how to draw heart step by step : Adobe illustrator tutorial

how to draw heart step by step : Adobe illustrator tutorial

How to draw a heart step by step adobe illustrator tutorial if you are looking to draw a heart step by step in illustrator? this Adobe illustrator tutorial consists of basic tools in illustrator and will also help you to learn the basic of using Adobe illustrator as your drawing tool.

A heart is a geometric shape and getting a perfect cute heart in illustrator is quite easy , Here i will use simple shape of a circle to modify it into a heart shape although it is not too much of a process . But i am going to show it to you how to draw a heart step by step so you can easily understand the process of it .

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This Adobe illustrator Tutorial is somewhat of a beginner level But since valentines day is approaching and you will be seeing hearts everywhere OR will be looking for that perfect heart shape drawing to be integral part of your design . Why not make it yourself !
Without delay here is the step by step drawing process of a heart shape in Adobe illustrator vector.

 

How to Draw Heart in Adobe illustrator step by step

Drawing a heart shape Step 1 :

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Start with Ellip tool L

Draw two circles while pressing down shift , this will ensure that you get a perfect circle.

Hold on to the alt key while selecting the first circle , which will duplicate your current shape .

Drawing a heart shape Step 2

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Press shift while you drag the copy towards the right , this will ensure that your circles are aligned while you move one of them. Open the path finder window ( short cut Shift+ctrl+F9 ) by going to windows > pathfinder

Drawing a heart shape Step 3

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Select both of your circles and hit the expand button while pressing alt . this will join both of your circles your circle will look now something like this

Drawing a heart shape Step 4

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Click on the direct selection tool ( Shortcut A)

Drawing a heart shape Step 5

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Select the node in the middle and while pressing shift bring it down a bit something like this…

Drawing a heart shape Step 6

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Now we need to adjust the shape of the heart . Start by deleting the two anchor points as illustrated…

Drawing a heart shape Step 7

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Now adjust the angles of the four anchor points as shown

We have a perfect heart shape now

Drawing a heart shape Step 8

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Fill it with colour of your choice

The supportive eps file will be available for download on coming friday so subscribe or register today if you dont want to miss it!

how to draw heart step by step

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how to draw heart step by step : Adobe illustrator tutorial

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How to Create Floral Swirls and flourishes in illustrator using Floral vector brushes

 

Flourishes in illustrator

How to create vector brushes illustrator ?

I used to think that how on earth designers make so intricate flower designs and invitations . UNTIL! I found the answer ” they used vector brushes!! ” the answer was vector brushes illustrator

There had been a trend of creating flourish which started around 2008 , that was when I started playing around with illustrator brushes and created many of them. Including the one that I am going to share with you here. Previously I have shared Free illustrator brushes with you but today I wanted to share with you how I actually create floral designs .

So what is my secret tool?

Vector brushes for illustrator

Vector brushes for illustrator

I have created a set of floral brushes for illustrator for my own ease of use and these had been greatly helpful in creating many designs . They have helped me create so many versions of floral branches and creating wedding invitations and more.

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Want to see this vector brushes set in action?

Interested? you can get these floral brushes from my store right here.

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What is included?

original artwork eps file
set of brushes to create these flowers .
scatter brushes of the flowers in the preview artwork.

Very easy to use and create unlimited variations .

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