Digital Studio 5: Create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator

Benjamin Halsall, Final Cut Pro X & Adobe Courses

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9 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. Course Intro: What You Will Learn

      0:36
    • 2. Interface Overview: An Introduction to the Tools You Will Use

      3:07
    • 3. Triangles: Drawing a Perfect Triangle

      1:47
    • 4. Pattern: Create the Base Pattern for Your Design

      5:26
    • 5. Polygonal Creation: Move, Adjust and Tailor Your Polygonal Layout

      2:56
    • 6. Gradients: Adding and Editing Gradients into Your Design

      7:01
    • 7. Exporting & Outputting Your Polygonal Design

      2:56
    • 8. Adding Extra Points To Your Polygons

      1:35
    • 9. Adding Nodes to Your Polygons

      6:48

Project Description

Create a Polygonal Avatar **New for March 2015**

Sign up! Sign up! Can't wait to see your designs on the projects area .

Task
Create your own polygonal avatar using the techniques described in the tutorial videos.

Export as PNG
Export it from Illustrator or Photoshop as a PNG & upload it to the projects area of the class.

Inspiration for the Polygonal Avatar
Here is some inspiration to get your polygonal avatar juices flowing!

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Pro Tip
When you are creating your avatar import an image into Adobe Illustrator onto a separate layer to your illustrations. Lock that image layer and then use this to trace the points for your awesome new avatar.

Questions
Let me know if you have any questions either on the message board here or via twitter @benhalsall .

Inspiration for this tutorial
This tutorial was inspired by a post on pinterest by @thepanorama . Thanks!

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