Author Archives: Andrei Stefan

Quick Tip: Exporting Icons Using Slices in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we’re going to take a look at the different ways of exporting icons using a tool that is often feared, but will take your productivity to another level once you master it. That tool is none other than the Slice Tool, and believe me, if you’ve never used it before, you’ll want…

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How to Create Tin Man From The Wizard of Oz Using Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday’s tutorial is a little special since it’s a part of a larger series meant to show some love for all of you Wizard of Oz fans out there. We’re going to recreate a character from the story, and not just any character—we’re going to have the honor of building Tin Man.We…

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Layers vs. Artboards: Comparing the Methods for Exporting Icon Packs

Today I have something special prepared for you. We are going to compare two essential Illustrator tools, the Layers panel and the Artboards one, and talk about the advantages of one over the other when dealing with the export process of an icon pack. So, if you’re into icon design, or you’re just getting started,…

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How to Create a Set of Ice Cream Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we will get to create something really sweet—yes, you guessed it, ice cream! OK, so it’s not real ice cream, but we will be making some cool little icons that will leave your taste buds craving. We will focus on using the Rounded Rectangle Tool to create the shapes,…

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How to Create a Cartoon-Like Elemental Sword in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create your own cartoon-like Elemental Sword that might come in handy in future projects.The tutorial will mostly rely on the use of the Pen Tool and some other easy functions that Adobe Illustrator has to offer. So let’s get started!1…

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