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8 Videos (47m)
    • Balloon pt 1

      4:03
    • Balloon pt 2

      6:10
    • Balloon pt 3

      5:24
    • Balloon pt4

      6:53
    • Balloon pt5

      6:59
    • Balloon pt6

      7:07
    • Balloon pt7

      5:51
    • Balloon Addendum Video - wicker basket pattern

      4:13

About This Class

Have fun learning Illustrator and making a piece of original art!

You will learn to draw a hot air balloon illustration using a range of great tools in Illustrator. You will be surprised how easy and achievable it is and yet just how much learning is crammed into this mini course. 

From 3D rendering to symbols, blends and transformations, every part of this design is streamlined to make it simple to create - you will watch as it is created in front of your eyes.

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More in this series:

Illustrator for Lunch™ - On a Safari – Making patterns in Illustrator 

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Retro TV – Draw a Retro TV with Sunburst Background

Illustrator for Lunch™ - In the Kitchen - Cartoon Art with Live Paint

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Let's Go Steampunk - Shapes, Rotation & Textures

Illustrator for Lunch™ - In the Frame – Shapes, Fills, Strokes & Color

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Season's Greetings - Shapes, Brushes, Texture

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Something's Fishy - Appearance Panel fun

Illustrator for Lunch™ – In Your Face – Pen tool practice

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Houndstooth & Rose - Live Trace & Pattern Making

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Road Trip - Custom Brushes & Live Paint

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Doodle-Style Heart - DIY Brushes & Nested Shapes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Watercolor Magic - Type, Downloaded Patterns & Brushes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Going in Circles - Brushes, Blends & Transformations

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Vector Textures - Vectors, Clipping Masks, Pathfinder

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Semi-transparent Flowers - Opacity, Blend Modes, Brushes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Make Art Brushes - Configure, Color & Scale

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Warp Shapes & Text - Envelope Distort, Warp, Gradients

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Clipping Masks, Opacity Masks, Layer Masks

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 3D Extrusion Effects - Text, Shapes & 3D

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Art Using Other People's Art

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Cutout Text Effects - Photos, Pathfinder & Text

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Draw a Vintage Birdcage - Shapes, Transform, Texture

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Faux Tissue Paper Collage - Blending, Texture, Transparency

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Abstract Ombre Background - Color Scheme, Blend, Transform

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Stipple Texture Effect - Grain, Gradients, Blends

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Pattern Know-how - Install, Transform, Recolor

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Neon Effect - Appearances, Graphic Styles, Fonts

46 of 47 students recommendSee All

I think Helen is an excellent teacher, and I always learn something new from her tutorials.
I learned so meany things in this video, and it was so easy to follow all the step
LOVED IT!

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Helen Bradley

Illustrator for Lunch™ & Photoshop for Lunch™

Helen teaches the popular Illustrator for Lunch™, Photoshop for Lunch™ and ACR & Lightroom for Lunch™ series of courses. Each course is just the right length to take over a lunch break and is packed with useful and fun techniques. The projects are designed to reinforce what is taught so they too can be easily completed over a lunch hour or two.