Drawing Time: Illustrator Techniques Premium class

Will Focus, Creative Director

8 Videos (1h 31m)
  • Building the Concept through Thumbnails

    • Trailer

      03:28
    • Livestream Lecture

      11:55
  • Refining an Idea

    • Livestream Lecture

      06:21
  • Inking in Illustrator

    • Livestream Lecture

      13:45
  • Coloring in Illustrator

    • Livestream Lecture

      13:29
  • The Dark Side: Shading in Illustrator

    • Livestream Lecture

      15:56
  • The Light Side: Highlights in Illustrator

    • Livestream Lecture

      16:19
  • Drawing to a Close: Final Submissions

    • Livestream Lecture

      09:53

About This Class

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AI Comic Art will cover all concepts relative to the creation of initial art sketches to a final finished print/digital illustration ready for display.

We will discuss:

  1. Research
  2. Thumbs
  3. Rough Sketching
  4. Tightening a Sketch
  5. Inking
  6. Coloring
  7. Shading
  8. Highlighting
  9. Adding Elements
  10. Finishing Touches

If you're looking for something to capture the essence of comic art on the Adobe Illustrator platform, this is the class to see!

Materials and Supplies
Adobe Illustrator

Project Deliverables
By the closing of the class, students will have completed a full vector illustration that will be ready for both print and web use. Students should look to deliver their progressive steps of their piece in their project area so they can track their own progression!

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Projects

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Students

Will Focus

Creative Director

A creative visionary at heart and spontaneous developer of all things ingenious, Will Focus is a New York born Graphic Designer and Illustrator who seeks out content to work with that requires him to engage content/production on a more visceral level. Using the visual to emote and connect with the individual is a top priority in his development process. Due to this nature of development he is uniquely adept at providing clients with a broad range of skills.

Illustration
Graphic Design
Web Design
Motion Design

A Shaper of Destiny…

Will’s Focus is primarily on that of Advertising, Branding/Identity, and Illustration work for individual and start-ups, as well as larger corporations.

In addition to being a Designer and Illustrator, Will Focus holds his B.S. in Graphic Design, teaches classes and tutorials on vector illustration and development covering general use to in depth artwork, contributes to numerous stock vector art sites, in addition to being a member of various art collectives, including: Full Blackout, Intrinsic Nature, Hunie, Dribbble, and more.