Author Archives: Andrei Stefan

Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create an Email Icon

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create an Email IconIn today’s video I’m going to show you how easy it is to create your very own email icon using some basic shapes and…

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How to Create a Star Wars BB8 Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIt’s been a long time since I wanted to do this project, and today my wish has finally come true, and boy you’re going to love this one.If you haven’t figured it out from the preview image, we’re going to create a piece from the Star Wars Universe, more exactly an illustration…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create an Avatar Icon

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create an Avatar IconIn today’s video we’ll show you how easy it is to create an avatar icon using a couple of ellipses and a Clipping Mask.So…

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How to Create a Game Boy Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we’re going to kick it old school, and create one of the most iconic handheld consoles of all time: the original Game Boy.This is probably going to be one of my favorite tutorials yet, since not only do I get to recreate this awesome device, but I also get the chance…

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How to Create a House Icon in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis week we’re bringing you some special content, using a theme that is really close to all of us, which is why we had so much fun creating all the neat tutorials that are heading your way.Yup, it’s a whole week of fairy-tale-inspired tutorials, and I had the chance to work on…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: Creating Textures Using the Grain Effect

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Creating Textures Using the Grain EffectTextures are one of those graphic elements that can take your design to the next level. Even though there are tons of packs out there, I strongly believe…

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How to Create a Summer Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSince summer is upon us, I decided to give you a small treat by putting together this awesome tutorial, which will help you learn how to create four little summer-themed icons using the power of Illustrator. You’ll see how easy it is to create these items using some basic shapes and tools that…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Home Button

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Home ButtonIn today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create your very own Home Button using some of Illustrator’s most basic tools such…

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How to Create a Space Observatory Badge in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingAt this point you’ve probably figured out that we here at Envato Tuts+ have a deep and ever-growing love for the dark mysteries that lie beyond the incredible vastness of space, which is why this tutorial will follow the same trend.  So if you’re like us, buckle in since in the following…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: The Shape Builder Tool

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Shape Builder ToolCreating shapes in Illustrator can sometimes become an unintuitive process, especially if you’re doing it using Pathfinder’s Shape Modes.Luckily for us, Adobe has come up with the Shape Builder Tool,…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: What Are Compound Paths?

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Compound PathsEver wondered what a Compound Path is, or how exactly you should use one? Well, if that’s the case, give this short video a go and you’ll be mastering them in no…

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How to Create a Boombox Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to get down and funky and create our very own Boombox using some of Illustrator’s most basic tools and shapes.So if you’re a true player, put on your party hat since things are about to get jamming.Also, if you decide you want to expand the project, you…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Gradient Tool

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Gradient ToolGradients are probably one of the most awesome features that Adobe Illustrator has to offer when it comes to colors. The problem is that most of the time the process of…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use Selection Tools

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Selection MethodsAre you just starting out using Illustrator and having trouble understanding how selections are made? If so, why not take a moment and watch this short video in which I explore the…

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How to Create a Solar System Planets Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingWelcome back, space cadets! Today we have another special mission for you, in which you will be recreating the planets from our own Solar System in the form of an icon pack, using nothing other than our uber-powerful Illustrator. So grab your ration of soylent and buckle in tight since in the…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Transform Panel

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Transform PanelAdobe Illustrator has a lot of tools created to ease its users’ workload, but sometimes they get overlooked since they aren’t made visible by default. This is the case with the…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: The Snap to Pixel Option

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Snap to Pixel OptionEver wondered why sometimes you’re shapes don’t look as crisp as they should?Well, if that’s the case, you should definitely check out this video that talks about the Snap…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Snap to Grid Option

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Snap to Grid OptionCreating balanced artwork can sometimes become a tedious task, especially if you’re trying to do it without a reference system.Luckily for us, Illustrator has a special option that allows…

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How to Create a Set of Space Icons Using Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingHello there, fellow cadets! Today we have a special mission in store for you: we’re going to send you where no one has gone before (well actually a few have gone but that doesn’t make it less captivating), by helping you create your very own space icon set.So assuming you’re brave enough…

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