With a few simple tricks and shortcuts, it’s easy to add a sandblasted, distressed, or faded look to your denim fashion flat sketches in Illustrator. In this video tutorial, I’ll show you step by step how to add these textures and change a few settings so they look realistic on your fashion flat illustration. These tips work great for any denim items – skinny jeans, jean jackets, denim shirts, etc.
First, click the button below to get the free denim shirt flat sketch. Then, follow along while you watch the video.
0:56 – How to add sandblasted distress effect to denim
6:57 – How to add a distressed look to stitching and seams
10:14 – How to add distress highlights and shadows for folds or wrinkles