How to edit vectors on Illustrator
Jan22

How to edit vectors on Illustrator

As you probably know, when you download one of our vectors you get the design in various formats, from .jpg to .ai. While you can sometimes work with the jpg, having a few skills on Adobe Illustrator gives you much more freedom to handle files and edit them. But how? We’ve put together a list of easy how-to videos for beginners. They put an emphasis on the basics so you can learn how to make simple customizations or sharpen your...

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How to create halftone backgrounds in 7 easy steps
Apr22

How to create halftone backgrounds in 7 easy steps

Creating backgrounds is an everyday need  for most designers. Having some quick alternatives when is time to came up with a backdrop is always handy and effective. Halftones look cool and can be used in many ways: as background, to fill a shape, to give color to an object, etc. For those who belong to the digital era might not be so obvious where  halftones came from. Old printers used to use dots of different sizes to create...

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Glossy Button Tutorial
Oct03

Glossy Button Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to create glossy white minimalistic vector button in Adobe Illustrator. It will give you an idea of how to use Illustrators Pathfinder window tab which contains functions like substract, intersect and exclude to shape areas. This button is created in Adobe Illustrator cs3, but you will be able to create in any version of Illustrator because it doesn have any fancy effects. 1. Dwaw an ellipse First draw...

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How to make abstract glowing effect in Illustrator
May14

How to make abstract glowing effect in Illustrator

Beautiful vector glow background using adobe illustrator cs3. This video tutorial contains very simple steps. After you finish this tutorials you will be able to create various abstract backgrounds and designs that can be sold on any microstock agency what accepts eps 10 format.   Download gradient color palette here. Some illustrator tips: 1. To duplicate object on top of itself select it and holding ctrl press v and then press f; 2....

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Illustrator Tutorial: new year digits
Dec06

Illustrator Tutorial: new year digits

In this tutorial i will show you how to create vector 3d new year digits 2011. After this tutorial you should be able to create any kind of 3d numbers or text. You will also learn how to create correct reflection for your 3d element. I created this illustration in adobe illustrator cs3 and you should be able to make the same vector in any version of illustrator that has 3d function- Extrude & Bevel. 1. Create object using type...

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Illustrator Tutorial: abstract waves
Nov15

Illustrator Tutorial: abstract waves

In this tutorial I will show you how to make an abstract background in Illustrator CS5. The most important things that you will learn are the Blend tool, glow and blur effects, working with strokes and clipping mask.? 1. Making a background First open a new document (CTRL+N) (page size  257mm x 109mm) and save it for example “background.ai”. Now create a rectangle, press M and just click on screen and drag. fill rectangle with dark...

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