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Digital Illustration: Easy Wreath Brushes

Deanna Sheehan, Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics

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9 Videos (35m)
    • Introduction

      0:55
    • Setting up Your File

      2:55
    • Creating your Leaves and Stem

      6:38
    • Creating your Blend

      3:27
    • Using the Transform Panel

      4:39
    • Creating your Plant Brush

      1:41
    • Applying your Brush to A Path

      5:15
    • Finishing Touches

      3:52
    • Now it's Your Turn!

      5:42

About This Class

After taking this class, you'll be able to make your own custom art brushes in Illustrator. Whether you're new to design or an Illustrator pro;  you'll gain the knowledge you need to use the Illustrator to create a blend, use the transform panel, and create Custom Wreath Brushes.

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Illustrator CC 2017

YOUR FINAL PROJECT: 

  • Wreath created in the videos
  • Your own Wreath you created using the techniques in the video

Skill Level:

  • Beginner to Advanced; no previous AI knowledge required.

What this lesson will cover.

  • Using the elipse, pen, width, line, and convert anchor point tool.
  • How to copy and paste and how to option drag copy.
  • How to create and edit a blend in Illustrator.
  • How to use Illustrators powerful transform and appearance panel.
  • How to turn the “plant” you created into a Custom Art Brush
  • How to apply your brush to a path.
  • How to edit and color you new brush
  • How to take the knowledge you learned to create your own brush for the class project.

6 of 6 students recommendSee All

This class helped me understand Illustrator much better :)
A very useful tutorial! I like how you explain the workflow, it's very easy to keep up and understand how Illustrator works.

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Deanna Sheehan

Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics

Hello, I'm Deanna. Thank you for visiting my classes and profile on Skillshare. I'm a designer by choice and trade. I am a full time designer, retoucher, and motion graphics artist. I've also worked as a freelance designer for a long time now and as a tshirt parody artist. I have also taught for almost a decade at the local community college. I'm a mother, a wife (to my fellow doodle-head partner), an artist, and a teacher. I am an awesome cook, and I find myself extremely funny...

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