Archive for April, 2012

April 9, 2012

Creating a Manipulative Cat Illustration in Adobe Illustrator CS5


In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how I created a manipulative cat illustration using Adobe® Illustrator® CS5.


If you’ve lived with cats before, you’ll know they are masters of manipulation and can turn a little scratch into a major incident! I know this from recent experience with my own cat, who felt sorry for herself for two weeks while healing from a “broken nail,” which is very common with cats. Don’t worry; she’s completely fine and fully recovered!

In this tutorial I’ll show you some interesting things with Art Brushes, as well as exploring Color Guides, sketching in Illustrator, and how I render fur in vector. So let’s jump straight into it!


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