Going round in circles

This illustrative style has been used throughout history, from Inca stonework, through Spanish pottery and to today's digital technology. The results of these circle patterns look complex, but the Photoshop and Illustrator methods used are not. Follow this tutorial and you'll soon realise how amazingly easy it is to produce stunning circular illustrations.

Like most things worth doing, it will take a little time to complete your composition, but the use of this illustrative style is infinitely flexible. It can be used to adorn anything from flyers to annual reports, and some artists now sell this style of art for very lucrative fees.

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