Creating Vector Illustrations with Gradients

Maggie Hobson-Baker, Art and Design

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5 Videos (48m)
    • Introduction and Overview

      0:48
    • An Overview of Gradients

      9:25
    • Setting up and Getting Started

      17:26
    • A Gradient Illustration Tool in Process

      8:33
    • Finishing your Project

      12:27

About This Class

In this course I will show you how to work with gradients inside of Illustrator.  I will walk you through choosing a subject for your project, setting up your workspace and creating a vector illustration of an object that incorporates gradients.  

In this class you will learn about the following tools, topics and techniques inside of Illustrator:

  • Color Groups
  • Gradients
  • The Pencil Tool
  • The Color Picker
  • Swatches......  and more!!

Don't forget to post your project!  

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Maggie Hobson-Baker

Art and Design

Maggie is an artist, designer and Assistant Professor in Studio Art, living and working in the Philadelphia Area. Her work reflects her love of shape, color, nature and design. She loves drawing on her iPad, and Bamboo Tablet as well as working with traditional materials. You can often find her with her camera and sketchbook in the woods. She is especially interested in the dialogue between traditional and digital platforms in the creation of art and visual images.

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