Cody Walker
I am a freelance illustrator working out of Toronto, Canada. I graduated from the Sheridan college illustration program specializing in technical and scientific illustration. I am very passionate about architectural illustration, and I really enjoy tackling projects using traditional media as well as digital. I feel that strong skills with fundamental tools like pen and paper, markers, and airbrush are essential even if the final product is a digital illustration.
  • Design & Illustration
    Working with Orthographic Projections and Basic IsometricsPreview
    A few times a each month we revisit some of our reader’s favorite posts from throughout the history of Vectortuts+. This tutorial by Cody Walker was first published on November 25th 2008. This is the first part in a series of tutorials about Isometrics. Isometric projections are a system of drawing that allows an artist to quickly and accurately draw an object without using perspective. I will go into more depth about isometrics later in this tutorial. I'm going to begin by talking about a system that is commonly used with isometrics.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating a Stencil Bomb in IllustratorPreview
    There are many different ways to approach making a stencil. Some artists use Photoshop to create their stencils, but this method usually involves manipulating existing images. For this tutorial, I'm going to start from scratch and go through the process of creating a graphic illustration intended to become a stencil, designing bridges into the illustration so it can be cut out with out losing any structure, And generally creating a design that works well as a large graphic image.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Exploded IsometricsPreview
    Exploded isometrics are my subject in this third and final tutorial on the topic of isometrics. If you have not read either of the first two tutorials on isometrics, then I suggest you start with them: Basic Isometrics and Orthographics and Advanced Isometrics Using the SSR Method.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Advanced Isometric Illustrations Using the SSR MethodPreview
    This is the second part of a series of tutorials I'm doing about creating isometric illustrations in Adobe Illustrator. If you've missed that first tutorial I suggest you start with Working with Orthographic Projections and Basic Isometrics. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Adobe Illustrator to Draw in PerspectivePreview
    In this tutorial, I'll cover how to use Illustrator to set up perspective drawings, and help you choose the best way to approach your new perspective drawing projects. We'll review some theory and then work through examples of working with 1-point, 2-point, and 3-point Perspective.Read More…