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Paper cutout effect in Illustrator

Paper cutout effect

Did you guys have a wonderful summer? Well, I did! I was climbing the Swiss alps, eating yummy cakes at the french patisseries, and munching away super delicious Italian pizzas. Yep, I was in Switzerland, Paris and Italy! Now you know why I was MIA! 🙂

I can’t believe that summer is long gone, temperatures are dropping and the trees are all set to go bare 🙁

While I was cooped up inside my cozy home, and cutting sheets of colored paper (because I was bored), I thought I should show you guys how to create a layered paper cutout effect in Illustrator. Today’s tutorial is basically a comeback tutorial where I walk you through the process of creating a paper cutout effect using simple and easy to learn method!

Things you will learn:

  1. Creating circles and layering them
  2. Adding shadows

Things mentioned in the video:

  1. Adobe Color:
  2. Blend tool:

Pin it for later!papercutout

The colors used in this Paper cutout effect tutorial:

e8c4da –> Lightest
220f1d –> Darkest

OK, let’s get to the video:


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