In this video, I’ll show you how to use the Gradient Mesh tool to create a colourful circular orb, you can then modify this into a cool abstract shape with Illustrator’s Warp tool. Being vector based means these graphics are extremely versatile, so they can be used for all kinds of branding projects, or just to create fun artwork.
Lucas Levitan is a Brazilian artist known for his ability to turn casual pictures into hilarious works of art. In his ongoing series called “Photo Invasion” (previously here) Lucas uses other people’s Instagram photos as canvases for his own creations. He takes a picture and illustrates it with silly, funny, or weird characters, completely changing the context of the original, usually making it more fun.