Custom Art Brush in Illustrator

Take a paper drawing of a stroke. Scan the paper and import the image into Illustrator. Turn that image into a custom brush.

Using the Mesh Tool and 3D Effects in Illustrator

In this tutorial, Corey creates a realistic looking caution street sign.

Diamond Plating Effect using Illustrator and Photoshop

Create this effect starting with a pattern and Illustrator and adding layer effects in Photoshop.

Adobe Illustrator Blend Tips

Experimenting with the settings and options for Illustrator’s Blend Tool.

3D PieChart using Adobe Illustrator

Take advantage of Illustrator’s live effects and create a 3D pie chart to represent your data.

Artboard Magic in Adobe Illustrator

Jeff Witchel goes over the artboard tool in Illustrator and looks as the various options using that tool.

Photo – Graph in Adobe Illustrator

Dave Cross shows us how to take a photograph and create a themed bar graph using Adobe Illustrator.

Art for Your Desktop Using Adobe Illustrator

Corey Barker creates some desktop art for his computer using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Create Perspective Using Simple 2D Art with Illustrator CS4

Like most things in design, you can make quite an impact by modifying how people perceive things. In this tutorial, we’re going to create a 3D effect using simple 2D art, demonstrating how effective a little perspective can be.

Border Effects in Adobe Illustrator

Corey opens up Adobe Illustrator and uses selections and masks to stylize the borders of an image.

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