Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: How to Make a Glowing Space BackgroundPreview
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    In this quick tip, you will learn to how to create a really simple glowing space background. We will begin by creating a gradient mesh, then some glowing stars with the symbol sprayer, then we will finish the image with a multicolored planet made from a simple radial gradient. This tutorial is great for beginners who want to learn more about blends, symbols and gradient meshes. Let's begin!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Custom Character Jam 2Thumbnail
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    Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be launching a new community project that combines both, the Vectortuts+ Custom Character Jam 2. The best thing is, you can be a part of it! Find out how to get involved, at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Typography Skills, Basic KerningKerning
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    What is Kerning and why do I need to know about it? If you've ever asked this question, then today's Quick Tip is perfect for you. You will learn the basics of kerning, why kerning is so important in design and some handy tricks to make kerning easy.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Vector Critique #15Thumbnail
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    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Food Van Showdown, Round 2Preview
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    Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be showcasing the second and final round of the Vectortuts+ Food Van Showdown. Check it out at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Food Van Showdown, Round 1Thubnail
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    Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be showcasing Round 1 of the Vectortuts+ Food Van Showdown . The best thing is, you can be a part of it! Find out how to get involved, at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Create a Pixel Portrait with The Live Paint BucketThumbnail
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    In this Quick Tip, not only will you see my very first video tutorial for Vectortuts+, you will also learn some of my best tips and tricks for creating pixel illustrations in vector. We will be using the Grid Tool, the Live Paint Bucket Tool and the Shape Builder Tool. You will also learn some indepth tips about the swatches panel and how to create clean and bright colors with the HSB color sliders. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Vector Critique #14Preview
    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Creating Simple Icons with Adobe Illustrator, a Beginner's GuidePreview
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    For beginners, crisp icons can be hard to make in Adobe Illustrator. With a few simple tricks, the Appearance Panel and the Shape Builder Tool, you will be creating professional looking icons in no time, it's easy!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Food Van ShowdownThumbnail
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    Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be launching a new community project that combines both, the Vectortuts+ Food Van Showdown. The best thing is, you can be a part of it! Find out how to get involved, at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Creative T-shirt Project, Round 3Thumb
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    Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be showcasing the third and final round of the Vectortuts+ Creative T-shirt Project. Check it out at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Workshop: Vector Critique #13Thumb
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    Vectortuts+ is all about helping people turbo charge their skills, and today we have another special community post that will help our readers take their images to the next level. The best thing is, you can be part of it too! Find out more at the jump.Read More…