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Canyon Urban 7.0

02 Oct 2014

The bicycle is doing very well in 2014 with many new ones finding their way to the market. Finding the right one for you can be hard though. For me personally that would be one that doesn’t stop you from going off the beaten path and with a distinguished design/look. The bicycle that we are going to see after the jump would qualify that description and is coming in the Spring of 2015.

As promised, here is a follow-up on my tutorial about using Illustrator's Pathfinder to create symmetrical birds, which was based on these fabulous "Re-turned"-birds. This time we'll give the birds their wooden texture, and we'll keep it all vector-based. We'll create 2 types of wood textures: one wood grain texture which we will apply on the darker brown, and one wood texture that has these typical curvy lines, which we'll apply on the lighter colors. Both will be turned into seamless patterns in no time, thanks to Illustrator's Pattern Maker feature.

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