Now we will apply the final light touches to the icon:
Pahse 3: Finalizing The Icon
15 – Let’s have two copies from the top side and place them overlapping each other, with the one top moved a little higher.
Next, we will apply minus front to gain a slim two sided corner:
16- Since we have a nice shining corner, let’s place that corner on the top with screen level:
17- To get a another shining line on the front center, we will first duplicate the base hexagon:
18- Now let’s create a dummy mask from filled rectangles, leaving only a place for front center shiner:
19- We are so close to be done.
Now we will minus front these to crop the shiner:
20- Finally, let’s place that shiner on the front center to complete our cube icon:
You’ve got yourself a nice lovely shining cube, and it is scalable!
If you like, you can play more to achieve different colors and shades/glows:
See how it turns out:
I’ve included the illustrator file used for this tutorial.
You can download it from here.
I hope you enjoyed doing as much as I enjoyed tutoring it =)Pages: 1 2 3