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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About This Class

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In this class we’re going to learn how to get going with layer-art in Adobe Illustrator. You’ll learn how to add depth to your artwork – and you’ll be able to use it for organic forms, layered illustrations, geometric artwork and for prototyping real-world layer-art.

Adobe Illustrator is an amazing layer-art tool since you don’t need real paper or cutting tools, yet you can create illusions of depth really easily. It can be a precursor for getting into 3D and real world layer-art, but it can also be in it’s coolest and most powerful form right in Illustrator – you can easily manipulate shapes and take them into interactive and moving forms!

The class is short, fun and accessible.

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