The Best Vector Tutorials And Freebies From March 2011

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March madness what a month hey. There’s been some great illustrator tutorial collected within this roundup worth checking because I’m sure they will show you some nifty new tips. Alongside some great tutorials some awesome freebies worth downloading.

Tutorials

How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

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Many people have difficulty in drawing objects in perspective. Most of the time it helps if you have that particular object in front of you, but we still need our imagination.The most important aspects of perspective are size and distance. If you increase the distance between you and the object you are observing, you need to decrease the size of that object. That way you can achieve a nice depth effect in your illustrations.

How To Create a Colorful Abstract Poster in Illustratorabstract-poster

Follow this step by step tutorial to create a colourful and vibrant abstract poster design.

Quick Tip: Create a Shiny Shield with Illustratorshiny-shield

In this Quick Tip, you’ll learn how to harness the Appearance panel to make the basic structure of a shiny, beveled shield. Once the structure is in place, a few well-placed gradients are all it takes to achieve a sharp, polished look.

How To Create A Beautiful Windmill Illustration Using Illustratorwindmill

Windmills have been around for centuries and although their construction evolved through time the idea remains the same. Let this tutorial be a tribute to those old fashioned windmills that are hardly met these days.

Create a Vector, Space Rocket in Illustrator CS5rockt

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a colorful rocket from simple geometric forms and 3D effects. We’ll use filters like Blur to create smoothness and movement in some of the illustration elements. Effects like Inner Glow will also be used to accentuate the depth of the 3D forms.

Freebies

Vibrant Sophisticated Social Media Icon Setvibrant-iconset

A very vibrant icon set including 14 icons in total of different social media website. A great social media icon which was a pleasure to create such a unique icon set which isn’t the normal generic icon set which is usually available for designers.

A High Quality Free Bokeh Background Texturebokeh-texture

This is a great colourful bokeh background which was constructed using Photoshop. The texture can be used in commercial and non commercial design projects.

A Free High Quality Seamless Vector Petal Patternpeatl-pattern

A great free petal pattern which is available for free download. This awesome pattern is available as free scalable vector pattern.

A High Quality Photoshop And Illustrator Gear Patterngear-pattern

This a a high quality gear pattern available as a Photoshop and illustrator pattern which is a simple but awesome pattern.

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  • http://maxlabs.de Maximilian

    Awesome overview. Thanks!