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Painting in Adobe Illustrator: The Melted Clown

Michael Austin, I love the smell of fresh vectors

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11 Videos (31m)
    • Introduction to the Character Design Course

    • Creating the Line Art

    • Working with Colors

    • First Pass Rendering

    • Adding Visual Interest

    • Rendering the Skin

    • Working With Shadows

    • Refining Details

    • Textures

    • More Skin Details

    • Edge Lighting

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About This Class

Resolution-free digital art!

Are you looking to start your career as a character designer? Are you looking for a way to hone your digital art skills? In this course, you will learn how to digital paint in Adobe Illustrator. I'll walk you through the entire process from start to finish.


The techniques I'm using in this video series can be carried over into many other painting applications. The methods I'm using are particular to Adobe Illustrator. This video will focus primarily on how to digital paint in the broadest sense so we can apply the knowledge to any other process as we see fit.

Digital painting in Adobe Illustrator allows you to adapt your character designs for many uses and sizes. Since vectors are scalable and do not pixelate when resized.

Just imagine the implications.

In this course, you will learn:

  • how to get started digital painting
  • how to create brushes
  • how to build line art and texture
  • how to work with highlights and shadows
  • how to develop a value scale with vectors
  • and much more!

Enroll today!