Fundamentals of Illustrator IV: Appearances, Graphic Styles & Layers | Brad Woodard | Skillshare

Fundamentals of Illustrator IV: Appearances, Graphic Styles & Layers

Brad Woodard, Illustrator + Graphic Designer

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7 Lessons (44m)
    • 1. 1. Introduction: Create a mixed media collage

      2:43
    • 2. 2. Appearance Panel

      7:32
    • 3. 3. Layers

      11:07
    • 4. 4. Actions

      4:52
    • 5. 5. Graphic Styles

      6:53
    • 6. 6. Masks

      10:28
    • 7. Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37
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Project Description

Create a mixed media collage

ASSIGNMENT

Create a collaged work of art in Adobe Illustrator. Create your own shapes, incorporate text and other media, and create a beautiful composition. This assignment is a great way to explore the more buried tools and effects in Illustrator, and really leverage them to make great artwork. You'll use some more advanced tools in illustrator such as appearances, graphic styles and layers to create your collage.

DELIVERABLE

Upload your collage. A finished collage includes:

  • Photography
  • Type
  • Textures
  • Vector Shapes

BONUS SERIES CHALLENGE: Create a Brand System

For all of you more advanced illustrators out there, I have a challenge for you! You will incorporate the lessons and Illustrator features from this entire series and create a whole new brand system that includes:

  • Brand logo
  • Brand colors
  • Brand pattern
  • Web page or package design for your brand

Share your project in the project gallery of any class in the series with the "Series Challenge" in the Subject line. Winner will receive a special prize from my design studio. Submissions are due March 27th, 2015 by 11:59pm.

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Check out the 3 additional classes in this Fundamentals of Illustrator Series: I, II & III



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