Illustrator Special Effects: Cloud and Grass Background

After studying this cloud and grass tutorial, you will learn many useful and necessary techniques that will help you to create an eye-appealing wallpaper quickly and effectively. We’ll cover on how to use shapes and gradients to achieve a simple landscape environment. Let’s get to it! 1. Open up a new document and set the dimensions of the Artboard to about 800 x 600px. Then, using the Rectangle Tool (M) create a rectangle whose dimensions match the size of the Artboard itself. Open up the Gradient Panel and fill the resulting shape with radial gradients: light turquoise (R=168, G=219, B=226), (Read more...)