Mastering Illustrator Tools & Techniques for Creating Geometric Grid-Based Designs

Evgeniya & Dominic Righini-Brand, Graphic Design & Photography

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38 Lessons (4h 11m)
    • 1. Introduction & Class Overview

      4:03
    • 2. Your Class Project & Contest

      2:44
    • 3. Understanding Geometric Grids

      4:41
    • 4. Illustrator Document Setup

      5:08
    • 5. Illustrator Preferences, Workspace & View Settings

      8:21
    • 6. Creating Standard Grids: Introduction

      2:01
    • 7. Creating Regular Rectangular & Square Grids

      6:18
    • 8. Creating Irregular Rectangular Grids

      5:47
    • 9. Creating Regular & Irregular Polar Grids

      11:14
    • 10. Creating Isometric & Hexagonal Grids

      9:39
    • 11. Combining Standard Grids

      11:38
    • 12. Creating Custom Grids: Design Considerations

      8:40
    • 13. Adding Custom Linear Elements to Your Grids

      8:05
    • 14. Tips & Tricks for Creating Geometric Shapes for Your Grids

      8:18
    • 15. Modifying Shapes Using the Live Shape Properties

      4:01
    • 16. Creating Custom Shapes Using Pathfinder

      3:34
    • 17. Composing Grid Elements with the Transform Tools

      6:19
    • 18. Repeating & Transforming Grid Elements with the Blend Tool

      9:23
    • 19. Design Considerations & Approaches to Creating Grid-Based Designs

      7:34
    • 20. Preparing Your Grids for Creating Shape-Based Designs

      4:01
    • 21. Developing Shape-Based Designs Using the Live Paint Bucket Tool

      4:23
    • 22. Combining Grid Modules into Larger Shapes

      7:09
    • 23. Creating Shape-Based Designs Using the Shape Builder Tool

      6:21
    • 24. Tips & Tricks for Creating Linear Designs

      12:18
    • 25. Tips & Techniques for Colouring Your Designs

      10:36
    • 26. Styling Geometric Designs: Introduction

      1:24
    • 27. Styling Your Designs Using Strokes

      6:08
    • 28. Creating Gaps Between Shapes by Offsetting Paths

      5:01
    • 29. Customising Your Designs Using Live Corners

      4:06
    • 30. Texturing Your Designs Using Patterns

      8:30
    • 31. Styling Your Designs Using Repeating Linear Elements

      14:17
    • 32. Developing Your Designs Using Gradients

      8:56
    • 33. Troubleshooting & Preparing Your Work for Output

      4:35
    • 34. Tips & Ideas for Tiling Geometric Designs

      4:03
    • 35. Saving Your Work for Web & Print

      5:22
    • 36. Final Thoughts & Conclusion

      4:21
    • 37. Bonus: Making of Geometric Design with Blends & Gradients

      7:00
    • 38. Bonus: Making of Geometric Grid Based Letterform

      4:46
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