Optimize Your Design Workflow: Adobe Illustrator Libraries I | Elizabeth Silver | Skillshare

Optimize Your Design Workflow: Adobe Illustrator Libraries I

Elizabeth Silver, Surface Pattern Boss

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11 Videos (1h 8m)
    • Class Introduction

      1:30
    • Library Defaults & Use

      6:20
    • Brushes

      4:00
    • Scatter Brushes

      9:36
    • Pattern Brushes

      11:54
    • Swatches

      2:06
    • Vector Repeats

      8:32
    • Bitmap Textures

      11:21
    • Photographic Swatches

      6:25
    • Pre-made Libraries

      3:41
    • Best Practices, Project and Next Up

      2:07

About This Class

Make a good design great with Adobe Illustrator swatches and brushes! This class will teach you the basics of building your AI libraries in order to have some go-to tools as you work. Pattern designer Elizabeth Silver will walk you through different types of brushes and swatches, how to create them from a variety of sources and how to use them in a fun illustration of your favorite snack.

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Elizabeth Silver

Surface Pattern Boss

I've spent my career keeping the 'fun' in functional with color and surface pattern. With 10 years of in-house design experience with brands like Target, Walmart, Disney and GapKids I'm comfortable working in a variety of styles on tight deadlines. In 2012 I went rogue and have been building a robust freelance and licensing client roster ever since. Beyond textiles, I've had the opportunity to create illustrations and prints for such products as party paper, dinnerware, outdoor decor and gree...

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