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Making Of 'Jamukha, Got Milk?'

By Rodny Mella
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Date Added: 5th August 2010
Software used:
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The antennae lights were created using the Blend tool and setting the transparency to "Screen" with a white outer glow (Fig.44). The Glow effect is located in Effects > Stylised > Outer glow.

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Fig. 44

To create the retractable cable arm, I made a segment and then dragged and dropped it onto the Brushes window. I set the New Brush option to "New Pattern Brush" and set the Colouration to "None" (Fig.45). I tried to apply the "Cable" brush to the curve (Fig.46). Since I created the cable brush, it was ready for the retractable saucer cable arm (Fig.47). I applied the cable brush to the outline. For the saucer's "arm hole", I used a normal gradient fill (Fig.48).

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Fig. 45

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Fig. 46

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Fig. 47

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Fig. 48

Preparing the cow, I removed the outline and prepared the colour palette (Fig.49). Again, the gradient mesh used my preset colour palette. The gradient mesh was effective because I knew exactly where to place the highlights and shadows in my cow illustration (Fig.50).

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Fig. 49


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Fig. 50

The light beam was created using the Blend tool (Fig.51). After I created the additional outer beam shape, I pressed "W" to call the Blend tool. I then selected 30 for the Specified Steps.  Finally, I added an outer glow in white. I wanted the cow to have a blue silhouette, so I used the blue gradient colour fill, as shown (Fig.52).

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Fig. 51

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Fig. 52



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(ID: 76090, pid: 0) Gerry on Fri, 06 January 2012 12:18am
Excellent tutorial and an Illustrator one, I can learn a lot from this.
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(ID: 58712, pid: 0) Marina on Sat, 05 November 2011 11:38am
Awesome! Thank you so much for your time!
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(ID: 22467, pid: 0) Dehlum on Sat, 18 September 2010 4:51am
Superb tutorial, perfectly pieced together with a brilliantly simple layout to follow along. Much thanks!
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(ID: 20124, pid: 0) Dosamantes on Thu, 26 August 2010 6:46pm
Thanks a lot!! Nice final result!! It's nice to see an illustrator tutorial in 3dtotal.
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(ID: 164571, pid: 807204) Eydi (Forums) on Thu, 05 August 2010 1:32pm
Hmmm a nice and interesting Making of :)
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(ID: 51734, pid: 807204) Eydi (Forums) on Thu, 05 August 2010 1:32pm
Hmmm a nice and interesting Making of :)
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