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Learn the Ins and Outs of Illustrator

Brad Woodard, Illustrator + Designer

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11 Videos (2h 19m)
    • 1. Introduction

      7:17
    • 2. Getting Started

      10:16
    • 3. Preferences

      8:25
    • 4. Free Form Building

      14:30
    • 5. Building with Shapes

      21:07
    • 6. Strokes and Lines

      19:03
    • 7. Color

      13:42
    • 8. Typography

      12:13
    • 9. Exporting and Final Words

      12:43
    • 10. Bitmap Textures

      6:57
    • 11. Vector Patterns

      12:42

About This Class

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Learn from a real-life illustrator. Build your portfolio.

Struggle through boring software tutorials no more. Learn all the Adobe Illustrator tools, tips, and tricks you'll ever need to start producing your own digital artwork. In just about 2 hours, you'll learn how to recreate any digitally illustrated ad of your choosing—from scratch. Not to mention, all the keyboard shortcuts will save you hours on your artwork in the future. Learn fast, and create better work faster.

Learn by doing. 

Recreate one of your favorite prints from advertising history to give yourself a first-hand look at why the piece was so successful. Come away with a finished piece of artwork of your own. Check out some image resources here

Watch 11 video lessons. 

  1. Welcome to Class   (7 minutes)
  2. Getting Started   (10 minutes)
  3. Preferences   (8 minutes)
  4. Free Form Building   (15 minutes)
  5. Building With Shapes   (21 minutes) 
  6. Strokes With Lines   (19 minutes)
  7. Color   (14 minutes)
  8. Typography   (12 minutes)
  9. Exporting Final Words   (13 minutes)
  10. Bitmap Textures   (7 minutes)
  11. Vector Patterns   (13 minutes)

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894 of 906 students recommendSee All

interesting resume about illustrator, however you need to know how to use the program to understand all concept.
Goes through everything and anything you need to know to start of! HIghly recommend!
Constructive and thoroughly. Very good and in detail for basic use of basic tools.

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Brad Woodard

Illustrator + Designer

I am a graphic designer and illustrator raised in the Great Northwest, now living in Boise, Idaho with my wife and two little kids. After graduating with a BFA in graphic design, I started my career as an information designer and illustrator at Column Five Media. The digital illustration courses I took in college paid off, as I found that more and more clients were requesting illustration work in their designs. Merging both skills together I have been able attract all types o...

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