In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a chalkboard type look all within Adobe Illustrator. I’m sure you’ve been seeing the popularity of chalkboard art all across the Internet so this short tutorial will give you a similar look using Illustrator’s Grain Effect, Inner Glow Effect and Appearance Palette.
In this tutorial you’ll learn to create a really grungy and cool eroded text graphic style all within the Adobe Illustrator Appearance Palette. Since everything is based within the Appearance Palette you edit the text live, click through different fonts to find the best candidate, and can drop the completed graphic into your Graphic Styles Palette and quickly use the effect on any of your designs.
Need to create a really flexible vector banner for use on all sorts of projects? Follow this tutorial for a quick, bullet-proof technique for great banners. Step 1 Create a new Illustrator document 460 px wide by 230 px high. Step 2 Create a new rectangle by selecting the Rectangle Tool (M) and clicking anywhere […]