Author Archives: Nataliya Dolotko

How to Create a Traditional Indian Kolam Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingKolam is a form of drawing that is drawn by using rice flour/chalk/chalk powder/rock powder often using naturally/synthetically colored powders as Wikipedia says. A Kolam is a geometrical line drawing composed of curved loops, which is drawn around a grid pattern of dots. In South India it is widely practiced by female…

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How to Create a Llama Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday, we are going to create a llama in Adobe Illustrator. Actually, this was a request from one of our readers, and I’m happy to show you how to create this adorable animal. As always, we will use basic shapes and some warp effects. And that’s great, because it means you don’t…

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How to Create a Retro Interior in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to create a retro interior in Adobe Illustrator. We will use basic shapes and effects to create our image.For all you retro lovers out there, this image is an amazing art piece to create. I just adore retro style and clean, retro homes. Even if…

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How to Create an Easter Basket Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThe majority of people in Ukraine, the country where I grew up, are Christian. Therefore, Ukrainian culture has a big influence from Christianity, and one of the biggest celebrations in Ukraine is Easter. In today’s tutorial I would like to show you how to use basic shapes to create a wonderful image in…

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How to Create a Vintage Spring Portrait of a Girl in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingDid you know that by using basic shapes and warp effects, you can create not just a straight portrait or one from the side, but even one in three-quarter view? Yes, it’s possible, and I’m here to show you how. Today we will create a spring portrait of a young girl with tulips. I…

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How to Create a Frog Princess Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingEverybody probably knows the story about princess frog, because many countries have similar stories. How do you imagine the frog princess? I imagine her as an adorable little frog princess like the one we’ll create today. This short tutorial is very easy to follow, and great for beginners. For more amazing images…

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How to Create a Champagne Celebration Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingWhat do you think of when you hear the word “celebrating”? I think of festive things such as parties, birthdays, celebrating people, and so on. So today we are going to create an image of a celebrating man in Adobe Illustrator. We will be using basic shapes, effects, and tools. Hopefully you…

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Monstera Leaf Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial is very easy and quick. However, despite its brevity and simplicity, you will still be able to add a few important skills to your designer’s arsenal. We will use the option Object > Pattern > Make, which will automatically create a pattern for you. If you are in a mood…

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How to Create an Elderly Man Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we will create an illustration of an elderly man. We’re going to do this by using some basic geometric shapes combined with the power of some simple tools in Adobe Illustrator.And to keep our love for grandparents, remember that grandparents’ day is in September, and this tutorial could result in a…

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How to Create a Cartoon Polar Bear Portrait in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we will create a portrait of an adorable cartoon polar bear. This tutorial is adapted for beginners, and it is very easy to follow. And, as always, we’ll use basic shapes and warp effects. If you want any inspiration for your polar bear or for any added designs/decorations, then feel free to…

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How to Create a Polar Bear Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingOnce upon a time in the frozen Arctic lived a polar bear. He was standing alone on a glacier, waiting for fish…Today, you are going to learn how to create this animal in Adobe Illustrator. If you want more inspiration, then check out GraphicRiver. You will see tons of amazing images of…

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How to Create an Acousticophobia Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we will create an image of a child who suffers from acousticophobia—the fear of noise. If you browse in GraphicRiver, you will find a lot of images for noise, music, bang, crash, etc., which you can use to present this phobia. Let’s start our creation! 1. How to Create the…

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How to Create a Retro Interior Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingAll of us have a nostalgia sometimes for the past: for the people we knew, some places, or things. Living in a high-tech digital age, we can miss something like an old-fashioned grandma’s pitcher or an old toy you owned as a child. Because you still remember how it was broken and…

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How to Create 10 Mini Pug Illustrations in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to create ten adorable pugs in Adobe Illustrator. If ten is too much for you, feel free to only make one of the pugs. And don’t worry, you don’t have to be a professional illustrator to do this. With this tutorial, it will all be…

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