Creative cityscapes

You've ambled around London's backstreets, sauntered through beautiful European capitals and stood awestruck at majestic American skylines. You've snapped your photos, but how do you take the atmosphere, architecture and soul of a city and put it into an illustration?

Whether it's a single memory of Tokyo's crazy metropolis or the same streets you see every day, city scenes can make some of the most inspiring and fascinating illustrations. Don't worry if your place is dull - grim even - that's all the better. You can get back to your desk and use Illustrator to create something really special, reinterpreting what you've seen as a stunning piece of art. The possibilities are endless: you can choose to go surreal, graphic or contemporary with your interpretation.

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