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.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Floral St. Valentine's Postcard in Adobe IllustratorFloral valentine card 400
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    In this tutorial we are going to create a cute, floral Saint Valentine's card in Adobe Illustrator, using simple shapes and Shape Builder Tool. You don't need any advanced drawing skills for making such card and you can easily create it without using a graphic tablet.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Cute Winter Seamless Pattern in Adobe IllustratorWinter bullfinch pattern400
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    Winter is a season of warm cozy clothes, white fluffy snow and clean bright colors. In this tutorial we will get inspired by this magical season and create a cute winter seamless pattern consisting of simple objects. We will go through the process of creation of every element in Adobe Illustrator and end up with forming a swatch using the Pattern Tool. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed, Festive Christmas Wreath in Adobe IllustratorChristmas wreath vectortuts400 small
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    Have you already started to prepare for Christmas? In this tutorial we will learn how to create a festive and glittering Christmas wreath with the help of self-made brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flat, Subtle Textured Fox in Adobe IllustratorFoxie vectortuts400x4001
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    This tutorial goes through the full process of creating a cute dressed fox, drawn and colored in a "flat" style. We will learn how to create fur, clothes, accessories and texture using simple methods in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Tim Burton Inspired Bride of Frankenstein in IllustratorFrank bride yulia sokolova 400
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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…