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!
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Design and Recolor a Flat Precious Gems Seamless Pattern in CorelDRAWGems seamless recolor pattern400
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    In this tutorial we’ll be creating an elegant seamless pattern with precious gems in CorelDRAW® X7. Follow the process together with me and learn how to make a set of shiny gems with basic shapes and then build up a repeating pattern using the Duplicate feature and Pattern Fill function in CorelDRAW. We'll finish up by recoloring our pattern in a few clicks with the versatile Color Styles docker and using the Find and Replace function. Interested? Let’s get started! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Hipster Barbershop Facebook Cover in CorelDRAW38 hipster facebook cover cd beard400z
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    In this tutorial we’ll be creating a retro-style banner for a hipster barbershop in CorelDRAW® X7. We will learn how to use various tools for creating curves and segments and drawing hair, rendering a stylish bushy beard. Then we’ll continue by designing a banner and find out how to turn it into a trendy Facebook cover image. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Paint a Spring Lady Floral Portrait in Adobe PhotoshopSpringlady tut400
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    Spring is in the air! Can you already feel it? Join me and get in a warm and sunny mood while drawing this vivid floral illustration of a girl surrounded with gentle flowers and fresh green foliage. Follow through a calming process of digital painting, using the Lasso Tool and standard Photoshop brushes, creating a textured effect. Let's start!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make a Trendy Double Exposure Effect in Adobe Photoshop16 trendy double exposition screen400
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    You’ve probably seen this interesting effect of two or more overlapping photos on the covers of music albums, in modern magazines and in advertisements. In this tutorial we’ll create a trendy double exposure effect in Adobe Photoshop with the help of Blending Modes and Clipping Masks in a few steps. Let’s do it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Retro Logotype on a Blurred Background in Adobe IllustratorRetro stickers tutorial400
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    In this tutorial we’re going to create a stylish retro logotype and place it on a blurred background made from a photo right in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using some basic shapes and effects and working with Gradient Mesh to turn our photo into a defocused background. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Pastel Painted Landscape in Adobe Photoshop33 landscape digital painting final400
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    Nature is the most inexhaustible source of inspiration! Follow me in this tutorial and let’s make a dedication to the beauty of nature by painting a lovely cartoon landscape in Adobe Photoshop, using default brushes with textured edges, creating a pastel drawing effect. We’ll start with a blank page and go through the full process of creating our sketch, enlivening it with colors, and filling our artwork with details. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Om! How to Create a Meditating Cartoon Cow in Adobe IllustratorCow yoga tutorial400
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    Join me and follow this joyful and meditative tutorial if you wish to learn some simple coloring techniques using the Mesh Tool while drawing a cute cartoon cow, floating in the yoga Lotus Pose above a green meadow. Grab your mouse or tablet pen, relax your mind, and let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Crazy Sticker Bombing Seamless Pattern in Adobe IllustratorStickerbombing tutorial400
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    Are you ready to twist your mind and create a super-bright and playful seamless pattern with crazy characters? In this tutorial we’ll go through the entire process of developing a sticker bombing stylish pattern, rendering every character with basic shapes and Warp Effects and then gathering the created elements into a fancy overlapping texture with the help of the Pattern Tool. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Stylized Captain’s Portrait in Adobe IllustratorCaptain400
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    Ahoy, mateys! In this tutorial we will learn how to draw a stylized flat portrait of a funny captain, using basic shapes, warp effects and some custom brushes and textures. Get ready and hoist the sails!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flat Grayscale Cityscape in Adobe IllustratorCityscape flat art400
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    Ever wanted to feel like an architect and create a model of a city with fancy buildings? This tutorial is exactly for you! Learn how to make trendy flat style houses with basic shapes, Pathfinder operations and the Shape Builder Tool, change color saturation and brightness in a few clicks with the Recolor Artwork function, and make up your own color schemes. Read More…
  • 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…