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From Ink to Illustrator: Creating DIY Textures with Sponge

Filipp Ryabchikov, Designer, Illustrator, Music Producer

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5 Videos (10m)
    • Trailer

    • Analog Tools

    • Making Textures

    • Adjusting Levels

    • Applying to Vectors


About This Class

In this class, Filipp Ryabchikov, graphic designer and illustrator will show you how to create your own ink textures using an artist sponge and how to make your vector illustrations look more vintage and retro by applying this sponge textures to your vector graphic in Adobe Illustrator.

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Very practical!
Thanks Fil! The class is very helpful and easy to follow. I always wanted to find out how some illustrators achieving this retro grunge effect. Time to buy a round sponge)
Anna Sokolova

Artist, illustrator, designer





Filipp Ryabchikov

Designer, Illustrator, Music Producer

Fill Ryabchikov is a self-taught graphic designer and illustrator from Russia, Saint-Petersburg. Since 2007 he was working on a wide variety of projects from print and editorial illustrations to cover arts and logotypes.

He is also producing an electronic music under Filian alias, check out his tunes at soundcloud

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