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
    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…
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    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…
  • 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…