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 Tea Party Seamless Pattern From a Sketch in Adobe IllustratorTea pattern trace yuzach pattern400
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to make a detailed seamless pattern without using a graphic tablet. Arm yourself with your paper sketchbook and a pen or an ink liner to create a set of elements for your seamless pattern. Then we’ll go through the process of turning our image into vector shapes, coloring them in Adobe Illustrator, and combining them into a colorful and whimsical pattern. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Glamorous Cinema Poster in Adobe IllustratorCinema400
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    The items we are going to create in this tutorial are well known and recognized by everyone who loves movies as much as I do! Let’s go through an exciting process and challenge ourselves by composing a shiny and glamorous cinema poster. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Stylish Flat Space Icons in Adobe PhotoshopSpace icons photoshop yuzach400
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    Inspired by recent events in space exploration and discoveries, we’ll go through an exciting process and create trendy flat-style space icons with long shadow effects in Adobe Photoshop, using simple shapes and path operations. Let’s dig in!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Winter Candle Lantern in Adobe IllustratorWinter lantern400
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    We can’t but agree that winter is one of the most beautiful seasons, when nature is sleeping peacefully, covered with pure white snow. Let’s make it less chilly and more enchanting by creating a warm and cozy illustration of a wooden candle lantern. We’ll be using basic shapes, warp effects, and some simple freehand drawing. Let’s start!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Flat Chicken Logotype in Adobe Illustrator30 bird logo greys 400 final
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    In this tutorial we will go through the process of creating of a simple, flat chicken logotype, which can be used by food industry companies, farm communities, in organic products design, or elsewhere. We’ll use simple shapes and create custom brushes in Adobe Illustrator to make the process of drawing fun and easy. Let’s start!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Funny Trick-or-Treat Halloween Monster in Adobe IllustratorCandy monsta tutorial400 preview
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    What is the most exciting and delightful part of Halloween? No doubt, it's trick-or-treat! In this tutorial we are going to depict a cute, furry monster who has already gathered a basketful of yummy treats. We will use basic shapes and Warp effects, Pathfinder functions, and some simple freehand drawing with the Pencil Tool. Unwind your imagination and let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Mysterious Halloween Scene in Adobe IllustratorHouse on hill tutorial400 277
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    Halloween is a bewitching holiday that always brings us a lot of fun with its spooky, mysterious atmosphere! Join me in this tutorial to create some whimsical scenery with a haunted house on a hill in Adobe Illustrator. We'll use the Pencil Tool, Gradient Tool, Blending Modes, and our boundless imagination. Sharpen your digital pencils and let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Detailed Spa Stones and Flowers in Adobe IllustratorSpa tutorial400
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    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…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Crazy Retro Poster with Quirky Lettering in Adobe IllustratorLettering poster yuzach tuts400
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    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
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    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
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    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…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create the Enchanting Maleficent Portrait in Adobe IllustratorMaleficent by yuzach tutsplus 400
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    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…