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00 - Introduction1:12
01 - Five steps of creating vector art. Hand drawn style. Vector and Raster images.2:29
02 - How to choose the right pen and sketch pad for drawing design elements2:07
03 - How to draw design elements by hand3:11
04 - How to take a picture of drawings2:09
05 - How to download free trial for Photoshop and Illustrator2:06
06 - Photoshop Interface. Quick Tour2:49
07 - How to process images in Photoshop2:50
08 - How to save in Photoshop: Save, Save as, Save for web tools2:00
09 - How to cut out by Magic Wand tool in Photoshop2:45
10 - How to create a PNG with transparency in Photoshop1:30
11 - Illustrator Interface. Quick Tour1:57
12 - Converting raster image to vectors in Illustrator3:59
13 - How to save and export in Illustrator. Saving multiple artboards3:04
14 - Fills and Strokes. Applying changes in vector shapes3:44
15 - How to resize and reshape vector shapes1:45
16 - How to group and ungroup objects1:28
17 - How to reduce extra points in Illustrator3:51
18 - How to paint vector design elements4:13
About This Class
Learn how to create vector graphic from your sketches. You will have freedom and flexibility in creating graphic design. The course also will help you to create simple vector art for web and applications.
I'd love to share my easy method to draw pictures by hand and convert this into vector graphic by using Photoshop and Illustrator. I use the method to draw icons, design elements and even children books. It is absolutely easy, quick and suitable for everyone.
Suitable for everyone
For applying this course you do not need any skills and knowledges in drawing by hand. You don't need to be familiar with Photoshop and Illustrator. We will learn a needed tools step by step.
My course four parts:
- Drawing by hand
I will give you some advice how to start drawing and find your style. I will share my observations in choosing right pen or pencil for drawing. I'll also show you how to get quality digital copies of drawings.
- Processing in Photoshop
With these part of lessons you will learn a needed tools to process image and cut out needed elements.
- Turning into vector in Illustrator
You will know how to convert drawings into vector graphic and edit vector art.
- Prepare your vector art
You will learn how to edit vector graphic.
How to get Photoshop and Illustrator
There is special lesson for them who haven't yet got Photoshop and Illustrator to their computer. From this lesson you can get full information where and how to download and install these programs, and then get free trial.
What kind of skills will you gain?
Having passed my course you will know how to start drawing by hand, how to use Photoshop and Illustrator and how to turn a hand-drawn design into vector art.
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Great info on the basics, but guys, you need to do something with the narrative. This accent is horrible. It should have not bothered me as someone who was born in Russia but seriously, it is impossible to listen. Had to turn the sound off and only turn it back on a couple of times. Otherwise, a great class.