Ferenc Szeles
I'm a freelancer from Transylvania specialized in vector illustration. Member of the procrastination clan. Proud father of a young boy.
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Add Decorative Glamour to Your Ordinary Script FontFinal
    Sometimes you need to go a little bit wild with your typography. In these cases, you can either take the easy way and choose a fancy font from some of the free font site like Dafont or Urban Fonts, or get creative and give some extra sparkle to your ordinary font, creating a typographic design which can stand by itself. This tutorial, discusses this later option. Beware of the following boolean operations galore!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Vector Folk Buildings Using a Digital Tablet and Tracing TechniquesPreview
    Will another vector drawing tutorial that uses tracing techniques change the world? I hope yes, since tracing improves your way of conceiving the world graphically and representing it. The more you trace, the more you find the important visual clues to capture the world in your art. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to achieve a 1920's folk art deco look, seen in the works of artists such as, Transylvanian architectural illustrator and researcher László Debreceni. I recommend you use a graphic tablet for this one, as we'll be taking full advantage of pressure sensitivity. The techniques shown here work best on buildings and structures.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Is CorelDRAW Awkward?Preview
    CorelDRAW had its 20th anniversary just recently. If a software can stand for 20 years it couldn't be that bad, right? But yes, it looks awkward and many people simply ignore it, since it is not "cool" enough. Its designer community isn't large and the software itself has some disadvantages, which make it look a bit awkward. Let's reviews some advantages and disadvantages of using this software.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make an Old Style Sign From Scratch in CorelDRAWPreview
    Following the instructions below you will learn the steps of creating a custom sign board. The base of a good shop sign design is the text which is the message itself conveyed towards the possible customers. All the rest of the sign should be built around the text. The building blocks in this case are the logo (a spoon), the name of the store (Vectortuts),the description of the store (Spoonfed Vectors) and any additional information (like since 1935). For this tutorial, I used CorelDRAW but the techniques discussed apply for most vector editing software. Let's get started!Read More…