Tutorial by Norman E. Open Adobe Photoshop. Create new document with a width of 2500 px, height of 2000 px. Go to Edit > Fill (Shift+F5). Use color and choose color Black (#000000) from the color picker. Go to File > Open (Ctrl+O). Open your image. Grab the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M). Select the part of the image you need. Hit Ctrl+C to copy. Go to to your canvas hit Ctrl+V to paste it. Use the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) and resize the image. Grab the Eraser Tool (E) with opacity of 100%. Delete the part of the image you don’t need. TIP: You can change the size of eraser by hitting left bracket ” [ " and right bracket  " ] “. Go to Image > Mode > Grayscale > Don’t Flatten. Right click on the image layer. Duplicate layer (Ctrl+J). Hit Ctrl+I to invert the color of the image. Click Add Layer Mask icon. Use the Eraser Tool (E). Erase the eyes or switch the Foreground color to White (#FFFFFF) and paint into the […]

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In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to use the live trace in Adobe Illustrator and how to paint your art work using the Blob Brush Tool. Step 1 Open your art work in Adobe Illustrator   Step 2 Go to Tracing Presets and Options, choose Tracing Options   Step 3 Check Preview and Ignore White then hit trace   Step 4 Click Expand to convert your image to vector graphic   Step 5 Import your Color Palette   Step 6 Use Selection Tool (v) to select the outline. Change the outline color, use the eyedropper (i) to copy colors from the color palette   Step 7 Select Rectangle Tool (m) and create a rectangle above your art work. Send the rectangle backward (send to back Ctrl + Shift + [ )           Step 8 Use the Selection Tool (v) to select the outline and the rectangle (hold shift + click rectangle and outline). Go to Pathfinder and select Merge     Step 9 Click Direct Selection Tool (a) […]

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Tutorial by Norman E. This tutorial will teach you how to create a walking stickman in Adobe Flash, using Bone Tool.   Open Adobe Flash and create a new document with a width of 600 px, height of 400 px and frame rate of 24.00 fps.   Rename layer 1 to torso.   Create the head using the Oval Tool (O).   Grab the Line Tool (N). Change the stroke to 11px then draw the body below the head. In the same layer, use  the Line Tool (N) again to draw the leg.   Use the Selection Tool (V). Highlight the half of the leg. Right-click > Convert to Symbol. Name it “1″.   Use the Selection Tool (V). Highlight a small part on the bottom of the leg. Right-click > Convert to Symbol. Name it “3″.   Use the Selection Tool (V). Click only on the middle part of the leg to highlight it. Right Click > Convert to Symbol. Name it “2″.   Select the whole leg using the Selection Tool (V). Right-click+Distribute […]

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Low Poly Vector Tutorial

Published on May 19, 2014 by in Tutorial, web design

Tutorial by Ian A. In this tutorial I’m going to teach you how to create a low poly (low polygon) vector art in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Software needed: Adobe Photoshop and adobe Illustrator Step 1: Open your stock image file.     Step 2: Create a new layer.   Step 3: Press (b) for Brush and (f5) to open the Brush Panel. Change brush size to 1px.   Step 4: You need to cover the stock image with triangular mesh, use a light color brush that contrasts with the portrait. Hold shift + click to create straight lines.       Step 5: Now you need to import your work into Adobe Illustrator. Save your portrait as PNG.   Step 6: Open your work in Adobe Illustrator, before we start tracing make sure that your model layer is locked.       Step 7: Create a new layer.   Step 8: Select Pen Tool (p) click Stroke icon and choose any color that contrasts with the portrait, make sure that your Fill is […]

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Tutorial by Norman Estuista, AoV Web Designer Open Adobe Flash. Create a new document. Select width of 550 px, height of 400 px and frame rate of 18.00 fps. Create a new layer. Name the layers ground and ball. Select the ground layer. Go to frame 50 of the timeline. Right-click and insert frame or press (F5). Click frame 1 from the timeline of the ground layer. Grab the Rectangle Tool ( R) and draw the ground at the bottom of your canvas. Choose a color from the Swatches tab and fill the rectangle using the Paint Bucket Tool (K). Select the ball layer and go to frame 50. Right-click and insert frame or press (F5). On the timeline of “ball” layer click frame 1, grab Oval Tool (O) and draw the ball outside of the canvass. Select the red gradient color from the Swatches panel and use your Paint Bucket Tool (K) to fill the ball and have the 3D effect. TIP: You can modify the gradient color points from the “color” tab. Select […]

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