Learn Shading and Depth in Adobe Illustrator

David Miller, Multimedia Artist For Primordial Creative studio

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9 Lessons (26m)
    • 1. Adobe Illustrator Skillshare Intro

      1:32
    • 2. Gradients and Stippling

      4:35
    • 3. Merging and Uniting Gradient Shadows

      2:01
    • 4. Position Coloring

      3:19
    • 5. Position Fidelity

      3:47
    • 6. Quick Perspective and Scale

      2:51
    • 7. Lighting Effects and Highlights

      4:29
    • 8. Cast Shadows

      2:26
    • 9. Wrap Up + Project

      0:46

Project Description

Your project for this class is to create an artwork that features any combination of the techniques shown in class!  This can include

1. gradient shading

2. a stippled look

3. highlights 

4. atmospheric lighting

5. color based on position

6. fidelity alterations like saturation and blurriness based on position

7. drop shadows or other cast shadows

Export your Illustrator artwork as a jpg and post to the Skillshare project page!  Also describe what you think worked best for you!

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