If you use Adobe Illustrator, then it’s almost certain that you use the Pen tool when creating your paths. This comprehensive guide at VectorTutsPlus aims to introduce or remind you of features, shortcuts, and methods for working with what is arguably Adobe’s most essential tool.
Blueprint present a magic set of vector wings: wings of angels and devils, fairy wings, tribal tattoo wings, various bird’s wings and simple silhouettes. All in vector, all free. Do a quick search on The Graphic Post and you’ll find lots more.
In this post, SmashingMagazine take a drawn design, scan it and clean it up in Photoshop, then trace it using the Live Trace feature in Adobe Illustrator. Live Trace was introduced in Adobe Illustrator CS2 but is still a powerful tool available in Illustrator CS5.
In this post, DesignMag has collected 30 must see text effect Illustrator tutorials. There’s a terrific variety for you to consider.
In this quick tutorial, Vectips show you how to create a simple retro type treatment. Even though its simple, it uses some powerful Illustrator features. Along with the Appearance panel, we will be using some texture effects, Warp effects, and some simple layering.
It’s getting close to the festive season again, and you’ll need to have your vector clip art ready. If you need Christmas Snowflakes, VectorArtBox has quite a collection for you… and they’re free.
These Label Vectors at FreeVectorsDaily are ideal if you need a Warranty or a Guarantee graphic. They’re sure to save you heaps of time… download and enjoy.
Lava360 share with you stunning and usable free vectors for your next design. All graphics in this post come in .eps file format. You’re sure to find heaps of good stuff.
Historically, artists have used live models and landscapes as a base for their work. In the digital age, stock photos are easily accessible and widely used in all forms of art and vector art is no exception. VectorTutsPlus look at how useful stock is to the vector artist. They also asked some skilled vector artists about their experiences with stock and any advice they would give others on using stock.