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Vector Illustration: Designing with Texture in Adobe Illustrator

Musketon, Visual Artist & Illustrator

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13 Lessons (1h 36m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:21
    • 2. Getting Started

      3:53
    • 3. Sketching

      8:35
    • 4. Refining the Sketch

      10:14
    • 5. Color Blocking

      8:22
    • 6. Adding Depth

      10:58
    • 7. Creating Vector Textures

      13:23
    • 8. Coloring Textures

      4:29
    • 9. Applying Textures

      14:38
    • 10. Stylizing Textures

      9:56
    • 11. Designing Custom Textures

      4:43
    • 12. Final Adjustments

      4:29
    • 13. Closing

      1:07
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About This Class

Looking to create scalable illustrations with a handcrafted look? Learn how with custom vector textures in Adobe Illustrator!

Join illustrator and visual artist, Musketon, as he reveals an innovative approach to creating artistic and scalable textures in Illustrator. Blending raster and vector effects, he shares how you can create custom textures that will add depth and character to your work. From initial outlines to final touches, you’ll see his step-by-step process for combining tools, effects, and techniques.

Key lessons include:

  • Outline your object with basic shapes
  • Block out colors with speed and efficiency
  • Use actions to save design time
  • Create vector textures by combining tools and effects
  • Design custom textures to create a totally unique look

Plus, Musketon shares his favorite Illustrator shortcuts, scripts, and plugins so you can speed up your workflow and create even more.

Whether you’re looking for a new skill for your next client project or simply to stand out on Instagram, after taking this class you’ll have an indispensable technique to use with any project you choose. Once you discover Musketon’s unique approach to designing and layering custom textures, you’ll never look at vector illustration the same way again.

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Musketon

Visual Artist & Illustrator

Musketon is the creative alter-ego of Bert Dries, a 27-year-old visual artist and illustrator from Belgium. Working primarily with vector illustration, Musketon has collaborated with brands including Mazda, Nike, Coca-Cola, Esso, Cîroc and more.

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