Illustrator Tutorial – Easy tutorial to create mountains illustration in Adobe illustrator. Through using pen/brush tool, can easily create mountains and with the help of gradient color shade make that illustration alive. There are two ways to color mountains, single color each mountain, front one dark and set lighter to back sequence. Another way to color mountain is set dark gradient to front one and same lighter to back sequent. Every mountain have top dark and lighter below. It will give them more live.
Step 01 – Create a new file and use “pen” or “paintbrush” tool to create mountain lines. I create 7 lines. It’s up to you, to create more or less lines.
> Draw a box with pencil tool.
> Select all first box lines.
> Extract all line from “Object – Expend” menu.
> “Unite’ it through Pathfinder toolbox.
Select that lined box, double click on the shape and remove internal line, its make it total fill color.
> Another method to create filled mountain box: Create a box, fill color, Move it to back, Select the upper mountain layer line, make “Expend”
> Now select both layers, mountain curve and box, “minus front from pathfinder toolbox.
> Ungroup and remove upper part. This is also an easy way to create mountain shape.
Step 03 – Apply Gradient to all Layers.
> Apply dark gradient to upper layer and make it lighter in sequence to back layers.
Step 04 – Give a radius gradient to very back layer to create a background. Mask all layers with a document size rectangular box.
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