Sharon Milne
Sharon Milne aka ChewedKandi is an Illustrator and Author specialising in vector art. She's from Northumberland in the United Kingdom. She's also our Design & Illustration Editor here on Tuts+. You can check out her website portfolio by going to ChewedKandi.net and keep up to date via her Facebook page.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Free Resources for Adobe Illustrator on DeviantARTPreview
    DeviantART released their group's platform this time last year. It's spawned 1,000's of groups ranging from digital art groups to fan art groups. Let me introduce you to the only Adobe Illustrator resources focused group on DA and some of it's many AI resources.Read More…
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    Careers in Vector Illustration and DesignPreview
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    Want vector to pay your bills or an extra piece of income with your vector illustration and design skills? Then you're in the same boat as me, as I want to know more about careers in vector too! Check out today's article that asks the question to some big names in vector, as well as what qualities you need to make that career launching step!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Male Portrait from a Photo ReferenceDesign and illustration
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    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a detailed male portrait from a photo reference with a slight cartoon styling. I'll go into male portrait theory and talk about the common errors in creating a male portrait and how to avoid them.Read More…
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    Creating Scalable Textures Within IllustratorPreview
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    Sometimes it's just quicker to apply a raster texture on top of a piece of vector art to take your work to the next level. However doing this prevents the work from being entirely scalable. For some this is not so much of an issue, but for many this is a big deal. In today's tutorial I'd like to show you a way to achieve texture in your vector art without the need of raster assistance.Read More…
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    The Development of a Vector ArtistPreview
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    The phrase "born to do it" comes to mind when we talk about those who excel in their chosen field, but is this really the case. In this article we'll look at the early work of the vector artist and what turned it around for them.Read More…
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    Create a Blood Elf Inspired Portrait in IllustratorDesign and illustration
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    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a blood elf inspired portrait from a photo. We'll cover some photo manipulation tips, vectoring a portrait in Illustrator and even some theory on hair style.Read More…
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    Vector vs Raster – Which Do You Prefer?Preview
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    When it comes down to it, which would you prefer to work in: vector or raster? Why do you prefer one over the other and is it just a matter of time before vector art rules the digital art and design world?Read More…
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    Create Winter Festival Brushes in Illustrator CSPreview
    In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a holly, ivy and a berry brush to create a Winter Festival wreath. The brushes aren't limited to this and can be used in pieces of vector art and decorations.Read More…
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    Creating a Maneater Vector Girl through CollaborationPreview
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    In this tutorial you'll see a collaboration between two vector artists. Ashley S. Benson will be responsible for the initial composition layout and coloring while Sharon Milne (me) will be refining and adding further detailing to the collaboration. You'll learn techniques from both artists and learn some helpful collaboration tips.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Vector, Zombie Witch IllustrationDesign and illustration
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    In this tutorial I will show you how to create a zombie in the style of Left4Dead's scary witch! We cover a complete workflow, starting with a basic photo manipulation in Photoshop, through to the final illustration in Illustrator. Our result is a scary witch that is 100% vector!Read More…
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    Create a Feather Brush and Set of Detailed Wings in IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a feather art brush. You'll then learn how to use it to create a set of angel wings, which can be added to your illustrations.Read More…
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    Using Stock References in the Creation of Vector ArtPreview
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    Historically, artists have used live models and landscapes as a base for their work. In the digital age, stock photos are easily accessible and widely used in all forms of art and vector art is no exception. In this article, we'll look at how useful stock is to the vector artist.Read More…