Drawing in Illustrator CC: Essential and Advanced Techniques

Esther Nariyoshi, Surface Pattern Designer | Letterer | Illustrator

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12 Lessons (1h 35m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:07
    • 2. What to Expect

      3:08
    • 3. Document Setup 2019 CC

      8:59
    • 4. Moodboard + Colors

      9:57
    • 5. Digitizing

      9:31
    • 6. Illustrating Part 1

      18:17
    • 7. Illustrating Part 2

      9:58
    • 8. Illustrating Part 3

      6:56
    • 9. Illustrating Part 4

      12:25
    • 10. Adding Texture

      8:18
    • 11. Enhancing Sketches

      3:06
    • 12. Thank You

      3:40
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About This Class

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Opening Adobe Illustrator for the 1st (or 1001st) time? This class is for you! Esther covers some of the most essential and advanced techniques within Illustrator. This class is great for beginners who just want to have jump-start in Illustrator, and it’s also really helpful for seasoned artist, because she uses and compares different ways of drawing the same shapes, so you can really hone your skills and find out what’s best for you.

Topics covered

  • Working with colors
  • Creating moodboard
  • Digitizing paper sketches and raster sketches
  • Best practice on sketching
  • Pen tool, pencil tool and blob brush tool, etc
  • Curveture tool
  • Custom brushes
  • Vector Lettering
  • Enhancing paper sketches
  • Essential and Advanced Illustrator techniques
  • Adding texture and character to artwork