Get Creative with Perspective Techniques using Adobe Illustrator

Kajopelaye-ola Abodunde, Creative Designer

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11 Videos (50m)
    • Getting started

      1:20
    • what you should know before taking this class

      1:34
    • Setting up perspective grid

      5:01
    • Cave Line drawing

      2:02
    • Cave Building line drawing

      3:01
    • Determining depth with Diagonals & orthographic projection

      6:12
    • Brick building line drawing

      8:49
    • Other perspective techniques part I

      7:50
    • Other perspective techniques part II

      3:06
    • Adding Color, Value, light and shadow

      9:56
    • Conclusion

      0:55

About This Class

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Creative Application of Perspective Using Adobe Illustrator

This class is an application of perspective fundamentals with the use of colour and value, light and shadow, overlapping, size, detail and linear perspective using Adobe illustrator.

Perspective is the means of creating the illusion of depth or three dimension on a two dimensional surface. Gaining practical knowledge in it, will strengthen your creative visualization and observation.

In this class, we will create a cave building in one and two point perspective. We will explore creative solutions using diagonals to subdivide rectangular surfaces of the cave building in linear perspective and will employ the concept of orthographic projection for a more complex subdivision. We will explore other perspective concepts to achieve a sense of space and depth.

This class is for any one that is in gaining the knowledge of how perspective techniques can be used to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface. However, to apply this concepts and follow along in the class project, it is important that you have essential knowledge in the use of adobe illustrator. Any version from Adobe illustrator cs5 to its current version will be perfect for taking this class.

This class also requires that students have knowledge in Linear Perspective and its application with the use of Adobe Illustrator’s Perspective Grid which I taught in my first class known as Mastering Adobe Illustrator’s Perspective Grid.

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Kajopelaye-ola Abodunde

Creative Designer

I am a high-end visual and interactive design communicator for web and print media, holding an extensive work experience of more than 3 years in the graphics industry.

          I create a visual language for ideas, design ads for social media channels, design user interface, Develop front end web pages, photo retouch and image manipulation/composition in order to evoke emotion, pleasure and the convey intended message, create vector illustration and design icons, compose and lay-out design elements for print media, and motion design for the presentation of interactive user interface and visual information.

          I have extensive knowledge in graphic design, layout and compositional principles, typography, info-graphics, Imagery, creative illustration, interaction design, fine-art, animation, and front-end web development making use of applications such Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Corel Draw, After Effect, Dreamweaver, J-Query, HTML 5 and CSS3.

          I am always and constantly learning, developing current skills and acquiring new skills in graphic communication for web and print using platforms such as lynda.com, Coursera, Udemy, digital tutors, Tuts-plus, Skill-Share, Smashing Magazine, Drawing Academy and YouTube.

          I am passionate with the process of creating strong visual communication, and converting design laws into practical solution. I pay attention to details in the art of composing, organizing, systematizing, representing and establishing the design function of an idea or information in-line with user mental model.

          It is my goal to develop my society, the world at large, inspire people, both none, potential and professional designers, with the creative zeal and love I have for graphic communication.

          Thank you.