In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, you will learn how to create a quick and easy night scene using Illustrator.You may give your designs a little drama and mood by following a few straightforward steps. This lesson will walk you through the steps necessary to realise your midnight vision, including how to create a starry sky, add a moon, and add silhouettes. This lesson will show you how to build an amazing night scene that will fascinate your audience whether you're working on a digital illustration, a logo, or a website.
Draw a rectangle. Open the Gradient palette. Choose a gradient colour as shown below. Set the Angle of the rectangle to 90 degrees.
Lock the current layer. Create a new layer. Make the ruler visible by pressing CTRL+R. Drag the ruler line to the middle with the lightest area of the rectangle.
Draw one more rectangle and duplicate it. Then change it.
Using Pathfinders Add to Shape Area combine the buildings. Then click on Expand. Draw a few rectangles to make windows.
Choose everything and go to Pathfinders Subtract from Shape Area. Click on Expand.
Duplicate the image using Alt+drag and pull down the top point. Place this city on a new layer.
Reduce the size of the image and start to erase. Again, reduce the size and erase.
Draw a rectangle smaller than the background rectangle. Unlock all the layers. Choose all. Select Clipping Mask.