Category Archives: Illustrator

Making of Yuka

MAKING OF YUKA by Lukasz Szeflinski, PolandMaking of Yuka - www.cgarena.com
After receiving some positive feedback to my last work “yuka” I decided to write a detailed tutorial about creating process. My main goal was to create a painting which was really detailed. I knew that I wouldn’t be able to do it without a real photograph so I started to look for something that would interest me and make me want to spent a lot of hours painting it in photoshop. And I found a perfect picture on http://img10.picsplace.to/2/yukahanedamaid.jpg . I received a lot of e-mails saying that it’s not a big deal to just paint something like this using a real photograph. What can I say, if you don’t like it don’t look at it or try to do it and you will see how much time it takes to create it like I did.
Tutorial Details
Difficulty:  Advanced
Program: Adobe Photoshop /Illustrator
Time: 2 to 4 hours

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How to Create a Delicious Green Apple Illustration

How to Create a Delicious Green Apple Illustration
In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to draw a shiny green apple. We’ll have a look at various painting techniques throughout this tutorial. It will be fun and you’ll learn something new – let’s started!  Conclusion: You’ll see some distortion on the edges which are caused by the Warp transform. To get rid of them Command-click the “Apple” layer, go to Select > Modify > Feather, and set the Radius to 1 pixel. Next, go to Select > Inverse and hit Delete three or four times to clear the distorted area from the edges. And you finished!

Tutorial Details
Program
: Photoshop
Difficulty
: Intermediate
Completion Time
: 1-2 hours