Illustrator Basics: The Pen & Pencil Tools

Dylan Mierzwinski, Illustrator & Lover of Flowers

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8 Lessons (47m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:20
    • 2. Class Project

      0:22
    • 3. Foundations

      4:34
    • 4. Placing Sketches

      1:47
    • 5. The Pen Tool

      19:37
    • 6. The Pencil Tool

      17:15
    • 7. Quick Review

      3:09
    • 8. Thank You!

      0:16
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Project Description

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For this course you'll be illustrating your own magic potion bottle! I find it easier to start by having something on paper to draw over while in Illustrator, but you can design-as-you-go if that's how you like to work. Use the pen and pencil tool, along with supporting tools, to bring your magic potion to life. Feeling stuck? Use my attached sketches (right sidebar) to practice the tools until you're ready to design your own. Don't be scared to show your work! Skillshare is a friendly community of artists just like you, let's help each other grow by learning from each other's work!

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