Intro to Surface Pattern Design: Learn Adobe Illustrator - Skillshare

Intro to Surface Pattern Design: Learn Adobe Illustrator

Bonnie Christine, Surface Pattern Designer + Artist

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26 Lessons (3h 43m)
    • 1. Intro to Surface Pattern Design

      1:23
    • 2. The World of Surface Pattern Design

      9:20
    • 3. Essential Tools - Setting up a New Workspace

      4:52
    • 4. Essential Tools - Zoom in & Zoom out

      2:56
    • 5. Essential Tools - Direct & Indirect Selection Tools, Lasso Tool

      2:53
    • 6. Essential Tools - Drawing Tools: pencil, pen and blob brush tools

      9:09
    • 7. Essential Tools - Functional Tools: Rotate, Reflect

      10:35
    • 8. Essential Tools - Swatches Panel, Eyedropper Tool, Custom Colors and Palettes

      7:59
    • 9. Essential Tools - Groups & Isolation Mode

      11:14
    • 10. Essential Tools - Join, Trim Tool, Adding Effects

      13:22
    • 11. Essential Tools - Select Same, Hide Edges & Art Boards, Using Layers

      4:40
    • 12. Sketching & Inspiration

      17:49
    • 13. Working from Sketches - Best Practices for Scanning & Importing Photos

      6:58
    • 14. Working from Sketches - Using the Blob Brush & Pen Tool

      12:34
    • 15. Working from Sketches - Using the Live Trace Tool

      10:10
    • 16. Working from Sketches - Creating Custom Color Palettes

      6:06
    • 17. Working from Sketches - Adding Color to Illustrations

      20:26
    • 18. Working from Photographs - Tracing & Using Live Trace

      12:23
    • 19. Working from Illustrator - Using Effects & the Symbol Sprayer Tool

      6:54
    • 20. Working from Illustrator - Adding Textures and Using Brushes

      6:07
    • 21. Building Patterns! Build a Simple Repeating Pattern

      7:20
    • 22. Building Patterns! Illustrate Motifs for a Patterns

      8:54
    • 23. Building Patterns! Build a More Complex Repeating Pattern - Part 1

      12:22
    • 24. Build Patterns! Build a More Complex Pattern Part 2

      4:30
    • 25. Building Patterns! Adjust patterns & Save as .JPEG or .PNGs

      6:29
    • 26. Surface Pattern Design: Final Pattern + Next Steps

      6:00
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