Illustrator

Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Recycle Bin Notification Icon
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Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Recycle Bin Notification Icon

Welcome back to another Illustrator based tutorial, in which we’re going to learn how to create a recycle bin notification icon, using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes that we’re going to adjust here and there. So, assuming you already have the software running in the background, bring it up and let’s…

Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create an Icognito Icon
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Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create an Icognito Icon

Welcome back to another Illustrator based tutorial, in which we’re going to take a close look behind the process of creating an incognito icon, using nothing more than a couple of simple shapes and tools. So, assuming you already have the software running in the background, bring it up and let’s jump straight into it!…

Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Simple Computer Icon
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Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Simple Computer Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a close look behind the process of creating a simple computer icon, and see how easy it is to build one of our one using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes. 1. Set Up a New Project File As with any new project, we’re going to kick…

Illustrator 101: How to Fix The Annoying Grayscale Color Problem

Illustrator 101: How to Fix The Annoying Grayscale Color Problem

If you’ve ever run into this annoying little Illustrator problem, it can be very frustrating, but it has a simple fix. Every so often you may find that no matter what color you select, Illustrator converts your selection to grayscale… Grayscale refers to the set of colors or color scheme that consists of repeated grey…

Illustrator Quick Tip: How to Make Custom Swooshes, Swirls, and Curls

Illustrator Quick Tip: How to Make Custom Swooshes, Swirls, and Curls

Over the years, we’ve gotten a lot of responses to this post about how I made the intricate designs in those headers. Swirls, and swooshes, or whatever you want to call them, are pretty hard to come by as a freebie (except here on BittBox), and they are even rarer in vector format. Part of the…

Free Illustrator Brushes: Ink/Watercolor
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Free Illustrator Brushes: Ink/Watercolor

I’ve got another set of Illustrator brushes for everyone. These inky watercolor brushes are a great addition to your repertoire. Download them and let us know how you use them in your projects! These watercolor brushes have a thick mainstream drawing and you can deduce a lot from these simple drawings. These are neat and…

Free Illustrator Brushes and Vectors: Foliage
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Free Illustrator Brushes and Vectors: Foliage

It is that time again. Illustrator Brushes! The possibilities are endless with this set because I also included the simpler brushes that the more complex ones are comprised of. I also included AI, SVG, and EPS, for anyone who doesn’t use Illustrator. Don’t forget to play with your stroke size to get your most desired…

Easy Color Transitions with Illustrator’s Blend Tool

Easy Color Transitions with Illustrator’s Blend Tool

Since all Illustrator objects are vectors it’s much easier to create dynamic effects from basic shapes. Gradients can be applied onto a single shape or they can be created by blending multiple shapes together. Blending two shapes do not involve simply mixing them up but it includes mixing them up in a suitable fashion that…