Browsing articles tagged with " cartoon character"
Oct
27
2010

How to Turn a Sketch into Vector Illustration

This tutorial aims to guide you from sketchbook to screen; a “Fat Cat” doodled with biro translated into a neat vector caricature. Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is advised. Let’s take a look at how to create a cheeky cat illustration – from initial concept through to vector goodness. For the best tutorials, Follow netglos @twitter and netglos.com Final Image Preview Preamble Talk to any Illustrator and they’ll preach the significance of sketching. The media […]

Oct
18
2010

100 Best Illustrator Tutorials of All Times (From Beginner to Professional)

Adobe Illustrator is the most powerful vector software on the planet, and whether you’re using it alone, or in a workflow with other tools such as a 3D program, Photoshop, InDesign, or something else, it can be a great asset to any designer’s arsenal. However, Illustrator is also one of the most daunting programs to learn how to use, with a vast array of tools and features at your fingertips.  Some high quality tutorials will […]

May
21
2010

Great İllustration and Characters Design by Jonathan Ball

Its funny, I had actually stumbled across a lot of Jonathan’s work over the years and never really connected it all together. I guess that’s the sign of a truly talented designer; when they are gifted enough to cover such a wide variety of styles and be gifted at it. Check out some of the samples below to get a better idea of what I mean. The selection below however, does not do his wide […]

Apr
29
2010

Creating Vector Cartoon Character

One of the most popular articles here on Blog.SpoonGraphics is how to create a vector cartoon character from a hand drawn sketch, an Adobe Illustrator tutorial covering the process of creating Captain Blackspoon. Using similar techniques, follow this tutorial to create your own vector character; Freddy the Fish. View larger version As with Captain Blackspoon, the process starts with a hand drawn doodle which is scanned into the computer. Open up Adobe Illustrator and place […]

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