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Tutorial: Realistic Vector Hair 1.0

How To Make Realistic Looking Hair in Illustrator

That's a fairly bold statement, but what the heck, I'm still a tad bit cocky after making my cool biker jacket graphic. As promised, I have another fun tutorial for you. As the title so boldly states, this one is going to walk you through the steps to make your very own realistic vector hair. Unfortunately, I'm not going to show you every frick'n step that was involved to make the cover graphic, but instead show you the steps taken to create the main parts of it. Hopefully, with this knowledge you should be able to create your own cool artwork with hair.

Realistic Vector Hair Tutorial

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Tutorial: PS Glowing Electrified Streamers 1.0

How To Make Glowing Streamer Strings In Photoshop CS3 (Tutorial)

A Graphics String Theory

For those of you that don't know, my first passion is graphic design. And I thought I would take a little break from all my programming articles and show you a nice little Photoshop CS3 trick. This tutorial will explain how you can create those nice little glowing strings or streamers that you see in a lot of commercials and print ads lately. If your not familiar with what I'm talking about, take a look at the final image below.

Simple 3D ball as our base image.

The image on the left is our Base image or starter file. On the right we have the Final image with our stream effect applied.

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