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
    Benefiting from Collaborations in Vector ArtPreview
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    In this article, I discuss the benefits and different forms of collaboration out there. Artists give their advice based on past experience and I'll show you examples of collaborations within the vector art community. This is a great way to build lasting friendships with fellow artists, boost your workflow, enhance your skills, and rocket your creative output.Read More…
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    Using Multiple Styles of Gradients in Vector Illustration and Vector ArtPreview
    In this article, I will show you a variety of illustrations made from vector that contain gradients. I'll explain why these elements work well and share with you some links to great tutorials. We'll also read what the artists say about the pieces, which tools they use, and what advice they give to those wishing to venture into vector art using gradients.Read More…
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    Create a Monochrome Portrait in IllustratorDesign and illustration
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to created a vector portrait using a limited color pallet. You will learn how to modify a stock image in Adobe Photoshop and how to use various blends and techniques within Adobe Illustrator to create a soft monochrome portrait.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Create Transparent Gradients Using BlendsPreview
    It wasn't until Illustrator CS4 that you were able to create transparent gradients. However there is a way to create them with any version of CS. By using blends, you can create a variety of radial and linear gradients, just as you can in CS4+.Read More…
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    How to Illustrate Dynamic Hair Using Adobe Illustrator's Paintbrush ToolPreview
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    This tutorial will show you how to create a dynamic hairstyle from a reference image. You will use the Paintbrush Tool, basic skin shading and transparent gradients.Read More…
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    Working with Various Types of Vector Line ArtPreview
    Line art is the use of lines or stretched shapes to create an illustration or enhance its appearance. Within this technique there are a variety of styles that are often found within the vector art community. In this article, I will show you a variety of illustrations made from vector which contain line art and explain why this element works well. We'll also read what the artists say about the pieces, which tools they use, and what advice they give to those wishing to venture into line art.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating a Mysterious Cheshire Cat in Adobe IllustratorDesign and illustration
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to break away from Adobe Illustrator and use a combination of programs to create a vector image with a soft painted finish.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Create Multi-tone Vector NoisePreview
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    The following tutorial will show you how to create a subtle multi-tone noise texture in Adobe Illustrator. Similar to a filter or effect you would use in photography, this method is 100% vector and can be scaled and edited as much you like.Read More…
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    How to Create a Rock Girl with "Beautiful Strokes" in Adobe Illustrator CS5Design and illustration
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    Using Illustrator CS5, you will learn how to create this Rock Girl and Guitar with funky line art and bold colors. You will work with a stock image and the new stroke settings in CS5 to illustrate a stylised vector portrait.Read More…