This post was originally published in 2015
The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.
In today’s video tutorial we’re going to create a tattoo inspired vector sparrow illustration in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll make all the linework using Illustrator’s powerful shape tools, then we’ll give it that classic tattoo feeling with some stipple shading, using a free set of Illustrator brushes that I released on my website a couple of weeks ago.
Download my free Stipple Shading Illustrator brushes: http://spoon.graphics/1dsOB7c