Archive for 'Graphic Design'

Fractured Cubist Logo

Aug. 19, 2015 No Comments Posted under: Graphic Design

I recently received a great tutorial suggestion from a reader named Brigid who asked if I could create a guide to creating an origami style illustration. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to tackle this design for its advanced shape editing abilities and make particular use of Smart Guides to perfectly align our vector paths. Once the […]

How to Create a Semi-Realistic Apple Watch Illustration in Illustrator What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a semi-realistic Apple Watch illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create the metallic frame and the screen using simple rectangles, basic vector shape building techniques and […]

8th Grade students @ American Academy were given the opportunity to create some commercial design and they knocked it out of the park… The students in the photograph did the photo shoot for each product. Nice work!

Students are instructed to create a logo using there initials. RULES 1. Students create a square in Ai with a dimension of 4″ by 4″. 2. In that square students create a vector design using their  initials. 3. Students must create a powerful design using the limitations of the square as their boundaries. Powerful means: […]