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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 Final Image Preview Preamble Talk to any Illustrator and they’ll preach the significance of sketching. The media […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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