Illustration: From Sketch to Finish, Create a Detailed Illustration in Adobe Illustrator.

Erica Ilene, Designer and Artist

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17 Lessons (1h 41m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:35
    • 2. Setting up: Setting up the work space for efficient work flow and editing

      7:22
    • 3. Brushes and Texture Swatches. Load the brushes and textures swatches provided with the class

      2:19
    • 4. Sketch:

      3:15
    • 5. Illustrator Basics: Tools and keyboard short cuts used in the class demonstration illustration

      11:05
    • 6. Pen Tool 1: Defining when and where to plot anchor points

      5:39
    • 7. Pen Tool 2: Working with handles and anchor points.

      5:08
    • 8. Pen Tool 3: Working with unique corners

      3:22
    • 9. Pen Tool 4: Using the pen tool and reducing opacity to illustrate over a sketch

      15:25
    • 10. Color: Picking color

      4:45
    • 11. Color: Color guide

      4:48
    • 12. Coloring and resizing texture swatches

      9:49
    • 13. Lettering 1: Illustrate a simple sans serif type

      9:53
    • 14. Lettering 2: Customizing a a font

      6:16
    • 15. Illustration: Putting it all together

      7:26
    • 16. Wrap up: Finding inspiration and project instruction

      0:32
    • 17. Bonus: Using texture and pattern swatches in a repeating pattern tile

      3:08
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