Maciej Lenartowicz
My name is Maciej Lenartowicz and I am a freelancer designer from Poland. I'm always trying to combine a spark of creativity with my love for design.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Ultra Glossy Flaming Ball in Adobe IllustratorPreview
    Learn how to create a high gloss flaming ball using the Warp Settings, Blends and Transparency Panel in Adobe Illustrator CS5. The final image is scalable and can be used as an illustration or icon design. Let's Begin!Read More…
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    Create a Brightly Colored Progress Bar Using Transparency Settings and the Appearance PanelPreview
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    Learn how to create a simple yet eye catching progress bar using the Appearance Panel and Transparency Settings in Adobe Illustrator CS5. The final image is scalable and can be used for an animation or web design. Let's Begin!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: How to Illustrate an iOS style Fitness IconPreview
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    In this Quick Tip, learn how to create a glossy style iOS icon with a fitness theme. You will learn how to use Gradients, the Pathfinder Panel and an Opacity Mask to create this great looking glossy icon.Read More…
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    How to Create an iOS Style Sandwich IconPreview
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    Tired of your old icons? Follow this creative recipe to cook up a great looking iOS styled sandwich icon. We will use a few of tasty ingredients, like meshes, gradients and blending modes to spice up your design!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Cute Valentine's Day Icon with Adobe IllustratorPreview 200
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    Valentine's Day is almost here and what better way to express your love for design than to send a letter? This Quick Tip explains how to create an envelope icon, you'd love to click!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: How to Create a Futuristic Scarlet Eclipse Effect200x200
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a dark eclipse design which could be a perfect base for a poster or a flyer. We will use blends, effects, various transformations and spice up the effect by adding texture to the final design.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Create an Eye Catching Upload Button in Adobe IllustratorPreview 200x200
    This tutorial takes you step by step through the process of creating an upload web button. You will learn how to use just a few simple, yet effective, tools and techniques to create this eye-catching design.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Make a Text Mask in Adobe IllustratorPreview
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    Let's imagine your boss gives you a commission to create a simple flyer advertising an event. Nothing fancy - just a plain image, some bubbles and a tiny bit of text. The only reservation is that the text must punch out a section of the bubbles and reveal the image underneath. The only problem is that your boss is not exactly sure what they want. Let's go ahead and see how the situation develops...Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Create a Colorful Sliced Sphere to use as a Logo DesignPreview
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    Colorful and vibrant logos are extremely trendy recently. In this Quick Tip we will take a look at how you can easily create an appealing colored sphere which will make a great foundation for a successful logo. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: 10 Minute Crystal ExplosionPreview
    Illustrator, unlike Photoshop, does not have many functions allowing you to randomize elements of your design. However, those that it has, can be just as powerful. We will use just these tools to create a simple, yet appealing, T-shirt or wallpaper design.Read More…
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    How to Create a Lustrous Electric GuitarPreview
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic looking electric guitar. We will start with basic shapes and build our way up using a couple of simple yet effective techniques. You will learn how to use 3D Effect, Scale and Blend Options, to make a guitar worthy of even the most rockin' of vector fans!Read More…
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    Quick Tip – How To Make Grunge Text Using a Digital Tablet200x200 preview
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    Sometimes you have to break out of the design box and go crazy! In this vector quick tip you will learn how to create a grungy text effect without ending up with a complete mess. Using a digital tablet and the blob brush you can create images that have energy and chaos all held together with a few design tips. Read More…