A cheats guide: Learn how to create great looking illustrations for your website in 5 simple steps

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” float=”left” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]  [pinterest count=”horizontal” float=”left”][google_plusone size=”standard” float=”left” annotation=”none” language=”English (UK)”][divider_flat] Hand drawn illustrations can really add personality and a personal feel to your website.  Below I show you how to create your own illustrations using the Adobe Ideas app for Ipad.

Artistic talent not required!

How to create your own illustrations

Step 1: Open your image in Adobe Ideas
Step 2: Create a new drawing layer
Step 3: Trace around your image
Step 4: Lower the opacity of your photo layer (to suit)
Step 5: Colour around your sketch to add a background (optional)

Some examples

our street
Our street
manchester sketch
Manchester sketch
Lily – age 7
Listerine 1 & 2
Listerine 1 & 2