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Pepsi Can ID Tutorial - Part 1

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This assumes you have a reasonable working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator. The version I use is Illustrator CS, but I have no reason to think that versions 9 and 10 wouldn't be able to cope with similar instructions.

The tutorial describes how to make a drinks can, in this case in the style of Pepsi, but can be applied to any drinks brand.

The original can design was done as a DA ID for =dualdesigns

The second step describes how to add details.

PART TWO
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yasmiynStudent Photographer
i really like this and it is neat
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Mexsas-XenamStudent Digital Artist
Just what I was looking for! Thank you very much for the tutorial!
devhell's avatar
Very very cool!! THX for it!
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it might go way back but great tutorial. cheers
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vozzzProfessional Filmographer
yeha i got to go learn photoshop, looks like a really nice tutorial, thought it was 3d model at first. Will give it a try once i get around to it.
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If I only had reasonable knowledge on using Illustrator. I'm still a Photoshop guy. I tried using it once and nearly cried from how frustrating it was... I guess it just takes getting used to.
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Y-Studios Interface Designer
Damn! you make it seem so easy to do!
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iuneWind Digital Artist
very good. make more!
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I've been following this great tutorial of yours today. But, with my not so vast knowledge of Illustrator, I'm having a bit of trouble following the gradient mesh step. While I know what a gradient mesh is and how to apply one, I'm not quite sure how you got the result you did and I think it'd be a good idea if you went into a little bit more detail in the actual tutorial and added a step to show how you got your highlights using the mesh.
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
ok, i think i might do a tutorial just on gradient meshes.

have u looked at the sugar bag tutorial i did? that expands the mesh technique a little
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yasmiynStudent Photographer
tht was really nice
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Fractured-VisualHobbyist Digital Artist
Looked at them both! damn man they looks real when u done it!! nice job, will try it out one day, very useful tut!!
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hey.. did u notice that part 1 says part 2 on it? :giggle:
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
fixed :P
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oh.. well okay.. i guess i didnt have to bring out the bat... but i will anyway!!! :threaten:
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
:buggered:
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
LMAO!!!!!
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laughing in someone's face is just as bad as bitch slapping their balls ..or in my case... she-balls :sniff:
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
meant to say 'laughing with you...'
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
she-balls!!!! LMFAO!!!! wtf are she-balls!

I'm not laughing in ur face, I'm with u, silly.

:hug:
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zilla774Professional Interface Designer
shit. no I didnt

I'll fix that right now
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damn right you better!!! :shakefist:
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PL-Jarod Digital Artist
Greate! Thank you so much Zilla774.
This is very very good idea. I love yor works :D
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