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Posts from January, 2011

How To Create a Vector Soldier Character in Illustrator

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Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a simple vector soldier character. We’ll begin by building the structure of the character with basic shapes, then adjust the line weights to create definition between the elements. To bring the character to life we’ll add blocks of colour before finishing it all off with a simple shading technique.

How To Create a Beautiful Vector Portrait in Illustrator

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I’ve always love browsing the amazing style of art known as Vexel illustration and recently I decided to finally give it a go myself. Follow this step by step tutorial for the making of my first vector art portrait of Tron Legacy’s Quorra. Learn how the portrait is carefully traced and vectorized in Adobe Illustrator to create an interesting vexel style design.

My Favourite Links of the Week – January 7th 2011

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In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a cool album art tutorial; a sweet candy cane typography effect tutorial; the answer to the common question, What font should I use?; a roundup of 2010’s best vector tutorials and a collection of beautiful typography in web design.