Roman Volkov
My name is Roman Volkov. I live in Russia. I am a graphic designer and microstocker. Adobe Illustrator is my passion. But my first profession is a meteorologist. Yes, I'm the person who makes weather forecasts.
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Quick and Easy Tranquil Sky in Adobe IllustratorSky scene preview 400x400 2
    In today's tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create a quick and easy tranquil cloudy sky scene in Adobe Illustrator with help of the a Scatter Brush and the Blending Mode Screen. Also we learn how to draw a bird silhouette and create the sun by Flare Tool. So let's get started!Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Illustrate a Valentine's Card with Cloudy Text EffectPreview
    Valentine's Day is coming soon. This is the day when you confess your love for another. Bouquet of flowers or other gifts are often given. Have you considered the gift of vector? For example to draw your gift in Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a Valentine's card with a cloudy text effect. To create this effect I'll be using a Scatter Brush and Inner Glow Effect. Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Create Sketchy Weather Icons in IllustratorRoman qt weather preview
    In today's tutorial we'll draw sketchy weather icons on a paper note with a clip. First we'll illustrate a background with the Appearance panel. Then I'll show you how to create weather symbols and a paper note with a clip. Finally we'll add some text. Let's begin.Read More…
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    Create a Cheeky Zombie with Basic Shapes and the Shape Builder ToolPreview
    In a today's tutorial we are going to draw a creepy zombie! It is a good character for beginners in Adobe Illustrator. The reason being is that zombies have lumps, bumps and body parts out of proportion, so you don't need to worry about it. One more reason to draw a zombie is it's Halloween. Let's get to it and stick with us as there is a cheeky surprise at the end!Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Illustrate a Retro Speech Bubble with the Spiral ToolPreview
    The retro theme is very popular today. In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a speech bubble in a retro style. We will draw a speech bubble with the help of the Spiral Tool and add a grunge background. So let's jump in!Read More…
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    How to Illustrate a Cute Basketball Player With Simple ShapesPreview
    Hello everyone! If you have discovered the wonderful program of Adobe Illustrator recently, then this tutorial is good for you. It is very hard to use Pen Tool to draw beautiful and harmonious lines for perfect illustrations if you are beginner. I remember from my previous experiences. Skill comes with time. But you can draw cute illustrations without complicated shapes and intricate technique. Look at this funny basketball player. I have just created this illustration using only basic shapes like Rectangle Tool or Ellipse Tool and simple effects. And now let's see how it's done.Read More…