Exploring Text Effects: Analysis and Interviews

What You’ll Be Creating Text effects—they can be subtle, they can be extreme, they can be expressive, and they can be really eye-catching. Regardless of the visual direction, text effects often take the ordinary into the realm of the visually extraordinary. Join me on this visual exploration of what makes text effects successful.

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Exploring Text Effects: Analysis and Interviews

How to Make, Save and Load Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating Welcome to How to Make a Gradient in Illustrator! In this tutorial, you will learn the step-by-step process of how to create basic gradients in Adobe Illustrator. 1

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How to Make, Save and Load Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

How to Make Gradients in Photoshop (and More!)

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a gradient in Photoshop, as well as how to load and save preset gradients in Photoshop. A gradient is a gradual blend of two or more colors (or different tints of the same color). Common uses for gradients include adding light/shadow effects, adding volume to objects, and creating reflective surfaces such as metallic materials and gold.

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How to Make Gradients in Photoshop (and More!)

22 Illustrator Tutorials for Creating Isometric Illustration

We’re all looking to improve our vector illustration skills, and if your focus is on learning illustration or icon design, then getting familiar with how to use Adobe Illustrator to create isometric design and isometric drawings will improve your technical illustration skills greatly. Learning how to use Illustrator to create isometric diagrams, set up isometric grids, and design isometric cubes are fundamental skills that you can build upon. We’ve assembled a collection of tutorials that will teach you the basics of creating isometric illustration in Illustrator, as well as intermediate tutorials that teach you how to create complex technical illustrations, and then a few tutorials that show you how to get creative with isometric in Illustrator (such as building isometric retro illustrations and vibrant pattern-based isometric cityscapes)

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22 Illustrator Tutorials for Creating Isometric Illustration