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Vector Illustration: Make a Fantasy Weapon

Hayden Aube, Illustrator & Designer

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13 Videos (1h 19m)
    • Introduction

    • Making a Fantasy Weapon

    • Inspiration & Reference

    • Sketching

    • Starting in Greyscale

    • Continuing in Greyscale

    • Adding Colour

    • Blade

    • Hilt

    • Gems & Grip

    • Adding Detail and Glow

    • Refining the Background

    • Conclusion


About This Class

Learn how to turn your doodles into fully realized vector art! Follow along as we take a simple sketch into Adobe Illustrator and step-by-step make a beautiful weapon right out of your favourite fantasy world. Great for learning how to work with shapes, colours and gradients.

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51 of 52 students recommendSee All

Such a great class! I've been trying to learn Ai for years but I think I've finally grasped it because of this project. Easy to understand and the instructor is very thorough. Excited to post my work! 10/10 would recommend.
Mai Gisselle Evangelista

All the knowledge!

This is an amazing class to broaden your skills in photoshop. The teacher is super helpful and responsive and the project is very engaging.
Natalie B.

never stop learning.

Great Class! A great way to learn about vector based lighting techniques while opening your horizons to creativity!
Dave Tauro

Graphic Design & Digital Arts





Hayden Aube

Illustrator & Designer

Hayden here and I am an illustrator, designer and most importantly to you, teacher!

I am constantly hunting for the actions that will have me producing my best work possible--I assure you it's no easy feat. That's why my primary goal in all of these classes isn't to give you just any information, but only the information that's going to make the biggest difference in your work. Think of it as optimizing your artistic development ;)

So if you're looking to level up your skills in...

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