Have a photograph you love and wonder how to make it into an art print you could gift or sell? In this week’s tutorial (brought to you courtesy of Yasmin’s suggestion!), we’ll create an art print based on a photograph by taking a photo of an object and recreating portions of it in Illustrator. We’ll add some watercolor texture and even a nice quote using a beautiful brush script font. This is a quick way to practice your Illustrator skills and create something personal you could gift or sell at the same time! Start by picking out a photo of an object or use the same one as I am (link below) and let’s go!

Here’s a before + after that we’ll go through step-by-step:

before and after

How to Create an Art Print Based on a Photograph:

These are the links mentioned in the tutorial:

– The free photograph used can be picked up here
Watercolor Texture Kit (includes high res jpgs + transparent pngs as seen in the tutorial)
– The brush script font used is called Botanica and can be picked up here
– The affordable Wacom tablet roundup post is located here
– Pick up your free watercolor textures on this blog post

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Latest comments
  • Love you, Teela, you are a Master! Thanks a lot for your tutorials, it’s great)))

  • Cool! Would this work as a t-shirt design too? I’m working on your t-shirt tutorial and saw this and went…hey!

    Great tutorial!

  • Great tutorial! Thank you!

  • Yes girl!!! Thank you for being so flexible and open!!

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