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, Corel Draw. I love writing tutorials and sharing my knowledge! Hope you find some useful tips and tricks to use in your personal artworks :) Enjoy!
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Detailed Spa Stones and Flowers in Adobe IllustratorSpa tutorial400
    Are you seeking inspiration and inner peace? Do you want to relax and enjoy your day? This tutorial is right for you! Feel calm and relaxed as you draw a minimalistic spa scene with basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator, and learn some easy yet spectacular tricks to create a semi-realistic look. Take a deep inhale and let’s start!Read More…
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    Design a Crazy Retro Poster with Quirky Lettering in Adobe IllustratorLettering poster yuzach tuts400
    In this tutorial we will create a crazy poster, illustrating a famous quote by Oscar Wilde – “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”. We’ll apply various Warp Effects to create the elements easily. Learn to make a gentle grain effect to give our poster a vintage look and do some freehand lettering. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Seamless Anchor Pattern in Adobe IllustratorAnchor seamless pattern tuts previewl
    In this tutorial we’ll be designing a simple and stylish nautical geometrical seamless pattern, creating a light touch of summer. We will arm with Pattern Tool and basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator and learn to use a very handy free script.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a CD Cover in Low-Polygonal Grungy Style in Adobe IllustratorCd cover template for front400 277
    In this tutorial we’ll go through a process of creation of a stylish CD cover. Modern graphic style and simplicity make a perfect cover design, which is easily recognized among others. We will try out a so popular low-polygonal style and give our cover a unique grungy look with the help of Adobe Illustrator artistic brushes. Read More…
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    Create the Enchanting Maleficent Portrait in Adobe IllustratorMaleficent by yuzach tutsplus 400
    In this tutorial we will discover how to draw a bewitching stylized portrait of Maleficent in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using various effects, such as Blur effect for soft shadows and overtones. Let the magic begin!Read More…
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    Render a Simple 3D Pixel Space Invaders in Adobe IllustratorSpace invaders400
    Do you remember the good old video game, called Space Invaders? Let’s create something new in pixel art creation but it's going to be vector! We’ll draw the famous pixel aliens in Adobe Illustrator and liven them up with the help of the 3D effect! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Gentle Flat Oriental Pattern in Adobe IllustatorOriental pattern tuts400
    In this tutorial, various objects of Asian culture will be created with basic shapes and then combined into a neat composition, forming a seamless pattern, that will fit perfectly as a background for your blog, an ornamental wrapping paper for your gift or a festive piece of fabric for clothing. Interested? Let’s get started then! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Vibrant Peacock in Adobe IllustratorPck preveiw
    In this tutorial we will get to know one of the most useful Adobe Illustrator features – the Appearance panel – and draw a fabulous colorful peacock with the help of various effects.Read More…
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    Create a Set of Flat Precious Gems Icons in Adobe IllustratorGem pw diamond
    In this tutorial we will learn how to create a set of simple yet trendy flat-style gems icons in Adobe Illustrator! Using basic shapes and Blending Modes, we will make our precious gems shine and sparkle. You don’t need any special drawing skills or devices, so let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Traditional Russian Khokhloma Ornament in IllustratorKhokhloma round tut 600
    In this tutorial we are going to create a shiny pendant with a Khokhloma design – the famous traditional Russian ornament, which was widely used for ware and furniture decoration. We'll be using simple yet spectacular effects, blends and self-made brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Let's bring folk art to the masses!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Floral St. Valentine's Postcard in Adobe IllustratorFloral valentine card 400
    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…
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    Create a Cute Winter Seamless Pattern in Adobe IllustratorWinter bullfinch pattern600final
    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…