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The 2 Best Methods to Bevel & Emboss in Illustrator

There are two good methods to Bevel & Emboss in Illustrator. The first can be done with the “Extrude & Bevel” feature, and the second by combining the “Offset Path” and the “Knife” tools. I mostly recommend the first method because it is the easiest to apply. Do you know how sometimes you want to …

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How to Use the Blend Tool in Illustrator — In-depth Guide

If I had to mention one of the most versatile and powerful tools in Illustrator, the first thing that comes to my mind is the “Blend” tool with no doubt. The “Blend” tool has as many utilities as you can imagine. You can get all sorts of amazing visual effects. Let’s dig into it and …

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How to Make a Color Overlay in Illustrator in 6 Simple Steps

Do you ever run out of inspiration or feel like your artwork is missing something? Or maybe you get to the point where you want to improve and spice up your design a little? I happen to have the perfect solution for that! We’ll make use of one of Illustrator’s awesome blending modes. Using these, you can …

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How to Create a Border Around an Image in Illustrator

There are three methods to create a border around an image in Illustrator. The first can be done with the “Appearance” panel, the second with the “Properties” panel, and the third with the “Rectangle Tool.” I mostly recommend the second method because it is the easiest and most accurate. Where do you begin if you …

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How to Make a Mountain in Illustrator + Free Vector Download

In this tutorial you will learn how to draw a mountain from scratch in Illustrator. First you will learn how to set the document file color mode. Next, we’ll make a very basic sketch, and then another one that, among other things, will help us figure out where to place shadows and lights. We’ll use …

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