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Digitize Your Lettering with Adobe Illustrator

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Kiley Bennett, Lettering Artist, Crafter, Designer

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9 Lessons (1h 35m)
    • 1. Introduction to Digitize Your Lettering

      1:14
    • 2. Lesson 1: Starting with Pen and Paper

      6:14
    • 3. Lesson 2: Starting with Procreate

      3:55
    • 4. Lesson 3: Getting Started with Illustrator

      12:52
    • 5. Lesson 4: Image Trace your Lettering

      15:11
    • 6. Lesson 5: Smooth Tool + Pen Tool Functions

      24:23
    • 7. Lesson 6: Add Color and Other Touches

      16:38
    • 8. Lesson 7: Save Your Files

      7:11
    • 9. BONUS: Digitize Simple Illustrations

      7:12
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About This Class

I'm sharing my process for digitizing my lettering and bonus!! simple illustrations, using my preferred program, Adobe Illustrator. I'll walk you through how to use lettering on paper or from Procreate or a similar iPad drawing app.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Digital lettering and artwork is EVERYWHERE! If you have a dream of creating your own logo or designing for products, you'll need...

  • To be familiar with basic controls and tools in Illustrator
  • How to image trace your artwork FAST and efficiently
  • How to manipulate your art to look streamlined and professional
  • How to recolor your artwork from a custom color palette, and add finishing touches
  • The importance of saving your file properly
  • BONUS: simple illustrations to take your art to the next level

This course is designed to give you confidence to learn the basics of Illustrator. By the end of this class, you'll have a wonderful jumping off point for familiarizing yourself with AI and know you can move forward to learn even more advanced techniques inside the program.

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Kiley Bennett

Lettering Artist, Crafter, Designer

I’m Kiley and I love art, doable DIY, and my cat, Bea! But, my bread and butter is brush lettering. (Say that 5x’s fast)

I am beyond blessed to do what I love every single day--teaching, designing, and making. I've been teaching in-person workshops and online classes since 2017. My first Skillshare class, Lettering in Color, debuted in October of 2018.

Designing: I'm a contract product designer for Inked Brands; designing everything from journals to gree...

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