Iaroslav Lazunov
My name is Iaroslav Lazunov, I am a graphic designer from Zhytomyr, Ukraine. I am glad that I finally found the job in my life that I can share my knowledge and experiments with you in my tutorials. Follow me on Twitter or visit my blog Vectorboom.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Nautical, Sketch-Style in Adobe IllustratorPreview400x277
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how you can sketch in Illustrator in a natural fluid style, almost as if you're drawing with pen and paper.Read More…
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    Create a Near Realistic Shield and Sword in Adobe IllustratorPreview400x277
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    This tutorial will show how to create a near realistic shield with swords by easily creating shapes using VectorScribe2 and then enhancing them with Phantasm.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Pattern Suitable for Royalty in Adobe IllustratorPreview400x400
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a complex symmetrical pattern using Adobe Illustrator together with the additional tools of MirrorMe, allowing you to create instant symmetry, the Smart Remove Brush, enabling you to remove excess points with one stroke, and ColliderScribe, giving you precision and speed when placing objects adjacently. So, let's start getting more familiar with some of the high-tech aspects in vector graphics!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create the Letter S in the Shape of a Slinky ToyPreview
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    In this tutorial we will create the letter S in the shape of a slinky toy. For these purposes we will be using the Blend Tool and simple circles. This is part of the recent Tuts+ Workshop: Alphabet Design Challenge. So let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Mike Austin aka HumanNature84Preview
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    Our guest today is a great vector artist and owner of Vectorlogy - Mike Austin. “ The artist must understand that they are on a personal artistic journey, so comparing their progress against others is useless. Focus on YOUR strengths!” – he says. Learn more about Mike and his illustrations after the jump.Read More…
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    How to Create a Trash Bin Icon with Adobe IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial we will learn how to create the trash bin icon using such techniques, as 3D modeling, gradient mesh, blend tool and blending modes, as well as tracing raster images. This tutorial is made by Iaroslav Lazunov and a professional Ukrainian designer Sergii Korolko. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Hand-Painted Sign in Adobe IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial we will learn how to create an inscription in a retro style based on the free font- the Agency FB. In the process of the font-change we will learn something about letter anatomy. The techniques described here will be useful not only for the work with typography but also for the work with any vector objects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a 3D Gold Trophy Cup Using Adobe IllustratorPreview
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    In today's tutorial you'll learn how to create a gold trophy cup icon using two stages of design: 3-D modeling, creating of elements of the icons and coloring with creating glare and shadows on the surface. Let's get started!Read More…
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    QuickTip: How to Create a Glossy Speech Bubble IconPreview
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    In this tutorial we will learn how to create a speech bubble icon using the Shape Builder Tool and the Pen Tool. We will use only grayscale colors and different blending modes for quick coloring. This method of coloring lets us to work very quickly and re-color all the artwork in a couple of seconds. Let's start!Read More…
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    Interview with Orlando ArocenaPreview
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    Our guest today, Orlando Arocena, is a great designer and creative consultant for Brand and Shopper initiatives. "I hate erasing, and would rather try to make my 'mistakes' work in my favor. It's my golden rule." – he says. Learn more about Orlando and his illustrations after the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Promotional Website Infographic in Adobe IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial, we will learn how to collect and process statistical data, then visualize it using Adobe Illustrator. You will also learn how the various vector elements of this project were created, as well as how to save the project in PDF format, edit it, add hyperlinks, and place navigation between pages. This is a detailed infographic tutorial and you can follow along at the jump.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Create a Seamless Vector TexturePreview
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    Today we will take a closer look at the creation of a seamless texture using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. It can be done much easier than it seems at the first glance. All you need to do is to follow the steps from this tutorial. Let's start!Read More…