Awesome Free PDF Design Tutorials

by . March 13th, 2008

I recently came across the portfolio website of Patrik Hübner and noticed a great tutorials section with design tutorials in PDF format. He currently has two issues posted on the site and it looks like there will be a new issue every month. Below is a sneak peak of what you will find in the tutorials:


Issue 3 – Vectors With a Lacing of 3D

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Create vector shapes in both a 2D and 3D-environment
  • Discover how to unleash your vectors into the third dimension
  • Create useful and great looking textures
  • Create and scatter a custom brush
  • Modify vectors via layer masks
  • Use shapes with alternating opacity to create great effects
  • Texturize your vectors in 3D


Issue 2 – Digital Illustration With Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Create and colorize textured backgrounds
  • Create a custom brush-style using Adobe Photoshop
  • Discover how to employ the Smudge-Tool and Displace-Filter
  • Create and modify custom vector shapes
  • Optimize color-curves and adjust colors using adjustment layers



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