Vector Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

How to use our vector Christmas light brushes for Illustrator

For those of you who are not familiar with using pattern brushes in Illustrator, I am going to walk you through loading up and using our vector Christmas light brushes for Illustrator.   To begin:  If you haven’t already, download and unzip the files.  If you haven’t purchased the files yet, they can be found [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Tutorials|Comments Off on How to use our vector Christmas light brushes for Illustrator

How to create a vector ink effect in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to use blends to create a vector ink effect in Adobe Illustrator.  We will go through setting up the blends and then adding some additional elements to create a nice wet, blurry inky background. Check out these awesome products:   Step 1: Create [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Tutorials|Comments Off on How to create a vector ink effect in Adobe Illustrator

How to create a watercolor fall leaf in Illustrator

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to use blends to create a watercolor fall leaf in Illustrator.    Check out these awesome products: Step 1:  Start by drawing out a simple leaf silhouette.  Here I have my background color set to #E2D4B5 and the leaf fill is #F1B01D.   [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Tutorials|Comments Off on How to create a watercolor fall leaf in Illustrator

How to draw a spooky Zombie Hand in Illustrator

Halloween is right around the corner and it is almost time to start working on your Halloween (or even The Walking Dead) Zombie party invitations. In this tutorial I am going to show you how to draw a gruesome Zombie Hand in Illustrator.  I’ll show you some tricks to get a hand draw, cell shaded [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Tutorials|Comments Off on How to draw a spooky Zombie Hand in Illustrator

How to create a hand drawn distressed illustration from a photo

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to take a photograph and turn it into a hand drawn distressed illustration.  We will go through how to use effects to make your photo look hand drawn and then we will prepare the file so that it is a single color. I will show [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Tutorials|Comments Off on How to create a hand drawn distressed illustration from a photo

How to create an abstract sparkling background in Illustrator

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to use our sparkle brushes to create an abstract sparkling background in Illustrator. To begin, if you haven’t already, go ahead and purchase and download our Fairy Dust brushes for Illustrator. If you don’t have them already, you can find them by clicking the button [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Tutorials|Comments Off on How to create an abstract sparkling background in Illustrator