A good tutorial for gradient mesh in illustrator. Fire is hard to do - along with smoke - since it is the illumination of light. What parts of the match will be lit up and where will the light bounce? Fire is a living moving source of light that can shimmer and make shadows bounce about as well. Shadows will be more drastic and dramatic as well. They can be sharp and strong or soft with a blur.
Understanding Logo File Formats -- Great info explained in an easy to understand logical way! Know which file is used for what and what you should use & get from your Designer! :) Great for referencing and learning....
Now this is awesome. A really clean and well done vector illustration that really shows the power of what you can do with illustrator when you know what you're doing. Blends, gradients and even blurred and feathered shapes can be seen here and all are expertly used to create this fun and whimsical piece.
The way this works is that you first print your image with a regular inkjet printer to a special sheet of "transfer paper" and then put that in touch with what you want to print on and apply heat, maybe with an iron.