Illusions of Depth: Layer-art in Illustrator

Rich Armstrong, Product Designer

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9 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:42
    • 2. The First Layer

      3:18
    • 3. Shadows Now or Later?

      0:58
    • 4. Repetition With a Twist

      4:05
    • 5. To Work Up or Down?

      0:58
    • 6. Shadows and Light

      3:01
    • 7. Coloring Your Layers

      5:30
    • 8. Finishing Touches

      3:49
    • 9. The Last Video

      0:41
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Project Description

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Create an abstract or organic piece of art, a layered illustration or work with layered typography. I’ll be taking you through a piece of abstract/organic art – much like a cavern.

ASSIGNMENT
Produce your own layer-art by creating an artwork or illustration using the techniques in the videos.

DELIVERABLES
Upload screenshots of your layer-art piece to your project gallery.
Include some of the following elements, from the video lessons:

  • The layers in grayscale (without shadows)
  • The layers all in white, but with a drop-shadow
  • The layers in their chosen colors
  • The final exported piece

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