Yulia Sokolova
Yuzach Art & Tutorials
My name is YuLia Sokolova (Yuzach). I'm an illustrator and designer, creating fancy art and working with such companies as Envato, Disney, Ask.fm and many others. Most of all I like to create whimsy patterns and textures, unique characters, trendy app stickers and various floral illustrations. I'm proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, Corel Draw. I love writing tutorials and sharing my knowledge! Hope you will find some useful tips and tricks for your personal artworks :) Enjoy!
  • Design & Illustration

    Creating Flat Workspace Elements for Advertisements

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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Friendly, Futuristic Robot in Affinity Designer301 robot affinity body400
    In this tutorial we’ll go time travelling into the future and create a friendly, futuristic robot in Affinity Designer. We’ll be using simple shapes to create the base of our robot and applying gradients and transparencies to make the elements more realistic and three-dimensional. Finally, we’ll finish up by making some parts of our robot glow. Let’s get started!Read More…
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    How to Vector a Cartoon Hunting Dog in Adobe IllustratorHunting dog tutorial400
    In this tutorial we’ll go through the process of drawing a simple autumn scene with a cartoon-style hunting dog. We’ll be using the versatile drawing tools of Adobe Illustrator and custom artistic brushes to create a subtle textured effect on the fur of our spaniel, making it look more interesting and realistic. Let’s get started!Read More…
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    Draw the Cowardly Lion From the Wizard of Oz in Adobe Illustrator40 cowardly lion 400
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is one of the most popular fairy-tale novels for children, which is also loved by millions of adults for its fantastic, magical atmosphere. In this tutorial we’ll be creating a colorful portrait of Cowardly Lion, using a stock photo to create a realistic, outlined look. We’ll be adding some grungy and lighting effects, creating a stylish thematic poster with the Cowardly Lion. Let’s start!Read More…
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    Design a Spirit Day Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustrator40 spirit day pattern elements 400
    Follow along with this tutorial and create a vivid seamless pattern with fancy flat elements, symbolizing love and friendship and dedicated to GLAAD’s Spirit Day. We’ll be using basic shapes and warp effects, creating the objects and then combining them into an intricate texture, using the Pattern Tool and some other editing tools. Let’s get started!Read More…
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    How to Create a Stylised, Textured Flat Camera in Adobe Illustrator33 flat camera course promo 400
    Do you want to make your flat objects look more intricate and detailed? Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a stylish retro pocket camera, mastering the gradients for lights and shadows and using the built-in Adobe Illustrator swatches for a semi-realistic surface texture!Read More…
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    Create a Detailed Glass of Milk and Cookies in Adobe IllustratorMilk and cookie tutorial400
    A glass of cold, fresh milk and a crispy cookie with chocolate chip—many of us have loved this yummy snack since childhood! Let’s refresh these sweet memories and create a transparent glass of milk and a textured oatmeal cookie with chocolate chips, using Adobe Illustrator's basic shapes, Distort and Transform effects, and gradients to achieve a glossy and three-dimensional look.Read More…
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    How to Create a Set of Flat Animal Icons in Adobe IllustratorFlat animals icons 400
    In this tutorial we’ll create six different animal portraits from one and the same circle! Let’s have fun making a set of trendy flat elements using basic shapes, the Shape Builder Tool, the Pathfinder panel and some other useful functions of Adobe Illustrator! Read More…
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    Create an Autumn Girl Illustration in Affinity DesignerGilr umbrella tuts400
    Every season of the year has its own enchanting beauty! Autumn is one of my favorites: red and golden leaves, blue sky reflecting in the puddles, people walking in the rain with colorful umbrellas. Let’s get inspired and create a cozy autumn illustration with a cute girl in gumboots, holding an umbrella. We’ll be using various drawing tools of Affinity Designer and decorating our image with custom patterns. Let’s get started!Read More…
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    Create a Colorful Cartoon Hot-Dog Van in Adobe IllustratorHot dog van400
    In this tutorial we’ll be creating a colorful cartoon hot-dog van, going down the road and bringing yummy snacks! We’ll be using basic shapes and playing around with Blending Modes, adding semi-realistic shadows and highlights to our van to make it more glossy and three-dimensional. Let’s get started!Read More…
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    Animate a Cute Vector Bicycle in Adobe After EffectsBicycle 400
    One of the great advantages of a vector graphic is that it is not only easy to edit and scale to any size, but you can also make it move! Sound like magic? Follow this tutorial and learn how to make your cute vector bicycle ride on an infinite loop in Adobe After Effects!Read More…
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    Create a Flat-Style Vegetable Poster in Affinity DesignerVeggies poster400
    Being healthy and active means eating healthy food. Greens and veggies are our best friends! Let’s motivate ourselves and create a beautiful poster in a trendy flat style, depicting a bowl full of various vegetables. We’ll be using simple shapes, operations and Mask Layers, drawing each vegetable in Affinity Designer. Let’s do it!Read More…
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    How to Create a Children's Colorful Bicycle in Adobe IllustratorFlat bicycle wheels400
    Summer is a great season to uncover your bike and go cycling down the road! There is still a whole summer month ahead, so let’s take a ride through the exciting process of creating of a flat-style children’s bicycle in Adobe Illustrator, using simple shapes, options from the Stroke panel, and various Pathfinder operations. Let’s start!Read More…