Digital Illustrative Typography: Playing With Adobe Fresco

Jennet Liaw, Designer

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14 Lessons (57m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:50
    • 2. Your Project

      2:37
    • 3. Opening Adobe Fresco

      3:50
    • 4. Initial Brainstorm

      3:41
    • 5. Conduct Your Visual Research

      4:52
    • 6. Create Your 3D Lettering Guide

      6:27
    • 7. Sketch Your Basic Letterforms

      4:40
    • 8. Draw Your Illustrative Lettering

      10:07
    • 9. Review Your Sketch

      2:22
    • 10. Color & Finalize Your Illustration

      7:00
    • 11. Add Brush Lettering

      3:09
    • 12. Experiment with Potential Applications

      5:07
    • 13. Final Thoughts

      1:03
    • 14. Go Further with Fresco

      0:40
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About This Class

Adventures await with Adobe Fresco! This fall, Skillshare is bringing you behind the scenes with 5 amazing illustrators as they share tips, tricks and inspiration to help you create with Adobe's newest drawing app. Be sure to browse all Fresco classes here—we can't wait to see what you create!

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Unlock the secrets of drawing intricate, inspired iPad illustrations with Adobe Fresco and designer Jennet Liaw!

You’ll create illustrative typography with Jennet’s unique creative method: drawing 3D guidelines for yourself, brainstorming out-of-the-box ideas for your letters, and crafting unique-yet-legible illustrations through a series of simple steps.

Using Adobe Fresco from start to finish, Jennet reveals a wholly individual approach to making handcrafted work on the iPad. You’ll discover how to:

  • Get started in Adobe Fresco
  • Make custom 3D guides for your lettering
  • Craft legible letterforms from unique illustrations
  • Quickly change the color of your work
  • Apply your piece to different products 

Plus, Jennet shares her favorite Fresco tips and tricks, and why she thinks Pinterest is the absolute best place to begin your research for any project.

Whether you’re new to digital illustration or have been drawing on glass for years, this class will give you the skills you need to push Adobe Fresco to the limit and see how far your illustrations can go. Once you dive into Jennet’s creative lettering process, you’ll never look at your iPad the same way again. 

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Win a free year of Skillshare Premium Membership!

Post a project in the project gallery of any of our five Adobe Fresco x Skillshare classes for a chance to win a free year of Skillshare Premium Membership.

Click here to visit the Project & Resources tab for more details. We can’t wait to see your work!