How to Draw Hot Rod Flames in Adobe Illustrator
Learn the Fast and Easy Way to Draw Classic Hot Rod Flames in Adobe Illustrator with this Ultimate Digital Hot Rod Flame Tutorial.
Over the years I’ve needed hot rod style flames for various projects and every time I came to the same conclusion – I will never find the perfect stock clip art of hot rod flames for my designs so I better learn to draw my own. So that’s what I did. Through experimenting and reverse engineering I’ve streamlined the process to the point where I can make classic hot hod flames in any style, color, and configuration with ease. And now I’m sharing this technique with you.
Download the same file used in this tutorial.
Other subjects covered:
1. Learn how to control your anchor points. Finally understand what anchor points and handles do and how to make them do what you want. It’s as simple as kneading dough!
2. Discover the glory of the offset path effect. A supremely useful effect!
File Under: Ht Rod Flame Tutorial – Anchor Point Tips – Drawing Smoothly with the Pencil Tool – How to Make Smooth Lines in Adobe Illustrator – Using Offset Path Effects to Make Hot Rod Flame Pinstripes