Yulia Sokolova
YuLia Sokolova (aka Yuzach) is a CG-artist and graphic designer from a small Russian town Ozersk. She can't imagine her life without drawing. She likes fairytale and dark fantasy styles of art as well as retro and sketch-style illustrations.
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Tim Burton Inspired Bride of Frankenstein in IllustratorFrank bride yulia sokolova 400
    This tutorial will go through the process of creating a symmetrical Halloween Brides of Frankenstein portrait in Adobe Illustrator using the Reflect Tool (O). Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, because the spooky theme is a wide field for creativity and a great chance to unleash your wild imagination exploring new styles, methods, and creating new characters! The most inspiring Halloween style for me is Tim Burton's art – his movies and, especially, his cartoons. In this tutorial I've tried to create a character in his style.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Punk Queen of Hearts, With a Sleeve Tattoo in IllustratorTattoo girl vectortuts 400x400
    In this tutorial we are going to take a walk through the process of vectoring my rendition of the "Queen of Hearts" playing card with an eccentric young girl who has an old-school sleeve tattoo. I'll be using various Adobe Illustrator brushes and tools to create this illustration, so let's get stuck in.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Simple School Teddy Bear in Adobe IllustratorTeddybear vectortuts by yulia sokolova 400x400
    In this tutorial we will learn how to create a cute Teddy Bear and some school themed items. We'll be using basic shapes and the Pathfinder panel, so you don't need a graphic tablet or advanced drawing skills for making up such character. Let's dig in!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Summer Underwater Seamless Pattern in Adobe IllustratorSummer sea pattern 400x400
    We often stumble upon various seamless patterns in our life – textile and fabric, wrapping paper, website backgrounds and many, many more. Have you ever wondered how to make your own pattern? In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a summer underwater seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator from sketch to the final image with the help of  Blob Brush Tool, Pattern Options and Scale Tool. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Vector a Hipster Bunny in Adobe IllustratorDesign and illustration
    In this tutorial I'm going to show you a step-by-step drawing process of a cute hipster bunny. We'll be transforming simple shapes as well as using Pen Tool (P), making our own textures, using transparency and some other cool Adobe Illustrator tools and features. Let's do it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Feisty Female Vampire and Her Pet in Adobe IllustratorVampiress thumbnail 400x400
    In this tutorial I'm going to show you the inspiring process of drawing a Vampiress and her Voodoo-pet in a vintage portrait illustration with grungy elements in Adobe Illustrator. We will move step-by-step from sketch to the final vector colored image using custom brushes, gradients and the Pen Tool. Ready? Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Gradients to Create a Slick & Fun Cartoon Worm in Adobe IllustratorWorm thumbnail 400x400
    In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to draw a slick and funny worm character from rough sketch to the final illustration. I'll be using various Adobe Illustrator tools and blending options. Let's get started!Read More…