How to Make a Valentine’s Dinner Restaurant Menu Flyer Template

What You'll Be CreatingDo you have a fascinating dinner event in mind and wish to kick off the celebration with a catchy restaurant menu design? Great! There are many software packages available to enable you to design flyer templates, but today we will be using Adobe Illustrator in a step-by-step guide to custom designing a Valentine's...
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How to Create an iPhone Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a little iPhone icon using nothing more than a couple of basic shapes and tools. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: iPhone Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2019 Difficulty: Beginner Topics Covered: Design...
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How to Create an iMac Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating an iMac icon using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes that we’re going to adjust here and there. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: iMac Icon Program:...
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How to Make a Travel Flyer Background in Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will have the opportunity to learn how to use the Gradient Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to draw a simple travel flyer template. Then you'll see how to turn this template into a real flyer with Placeit!If you'd like to skip this tutorial and just use this flyer...
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How to Draw a Smiling Heart for St. Valentine’s Day in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we will be creating a cute smiling heart with floral decorations, that can be easily turned into a postcard by adding text to the composition. We’ll be using basic shapes and tools for creating the smiling heart itself and adding details. Let’s get started! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC...
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How to Create a Timeline Infographic for Black History Month in Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a timeline infographic for Black History Month in Adobe Illustrator. Black History Month is an annual observance in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States. It began as a way of remembering important people and events in the history...
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How to Draw a Cute Snowman Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Winter season is the time of fluffy snow, snowballs and snowmen! Let’s make one, too. In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a cute snowman icon using basic geometric shapes, the Stroke panel and various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator to create a simple snowman icon with outlines. Let’s get started! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator...
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How to Use Brushes in Adobe Illustrator to Create a Colorful Flamingo

What You'll Be CreatingAdobe Illustrator is great for its brushes, but what's even greater is that you can create your own. In today's tutorial, I will show you how to create your own Illustrator brush and how to do some shading using the same brush. You will learn how to create a flamingo on a tropical...
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How to Create a Cool Cut-Out Text Effect in Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a cool cut-out text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid. Using a simple rectangle and the Transform effect, you will learn how to create an LGBT pride rainbow background. Moving on, you...
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Create an Envelope Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating an envelope icon, and see how easy it is to create one using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes. So, assuming you already have Illustrator running in the background, bring it up and let’s get started! Tutorial...
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How to Make a Watercolor Brush in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingAlways wondered how to make a watercolor brush in Illustrator, but never knew exactly where to start?Although the software already comes with a default set of watercolor brushes, you can always build your own Illustrator brushes using three simple methods that I'm going to present in the following tutorial.The ability to create...
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How to Create a Folder Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a folder icon and learn how easy it is to create one using a couple of basic geometric shapes that we’re going to adjust here and there. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Folder...
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10 Essential Tips & Tools All Adobe Illustrator Beginners Should Learn

Things aren't how they used to be. In the past, programs with limited functions made it easier to pinpoint which tools you should be learning as a beginner. These days, however, given how many tools, tips and tricks there are to learn, you can often feel overwhelmed and not know where to start.I've been using...
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How to Make Social Media Icons in Vector

What You'll Be CreatingFollow this tutorial and learn how to create a set of social media icons in vector form. You will use basic shapes to create the flat style icon shapes, the notification icons, and the social media logos. We will also talk about how to save them individually, and in the end you...
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31 Days to Monetizing your Art

Give me 31 Days and I will give you a revenue generating online portal using your Art. Welcome to the monetize your Art Series! I was inspired to share my knowledge with you which will help you monetize your Art and Creativity. It doesn’t matter if you are a graphic designer, illustration artist, surface pattern...
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Use a Pattern Rope Brush to Create a Rope Text Effect in Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a pretty simple rope brush in Illustrator and how to use it to create a nice text effect. For starters, you will learn how to create the main rope piece using the Rectangle Tool, basic blending and vector shape building techniques, and...
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How to Create an Image File Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to see how easy it is to create an image file icon using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Image File Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2019 Difficulty: Beginner...
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How to Create a Music File Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take an in-depth look at the process of creating a music file icon, and see how easy it is to create one using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Music...
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How to Make a Wooden Text Effect With Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a custom "wooden text" effect using the 3D Extrude and Bevel tool combined with some clever gradients and layer effects.That being said, you can always expand your vector library by heading over to Envato Elements, where you'll find a great selection of graphics just...
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How to Create a Kwanzaa Candle Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a Kwanzaa candle text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid. You'll create the background for your text effect with a simple rectangle. Using a simple piece of text and some basic vector shape...
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