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Amazing & Fast Vector Illustrations with Adobe Illustrator

teacher avatar Carminys Guzmán, Motion grapher

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Lessons in This Class

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    • 2.

      Before to Start


    • 3.

      The Language of Shapes


    • 4.

      Tools & Shortcuts


    • 5.



    • 6.

      Let's Design


    • 7.

      Let's Design 2


    • 8.

      Choosing Colors


    • 9.

      Applying Color


    • 10.

      Make it Shine


    • 11.

      Final Thoughts


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About This Class

Drawing Amazing Vector Illustrations & Designs with Adobe Illustrator

Say goodbye to anxiety and frustration!  I will teach you the easiest, most straightforward, and fastest way to get started in Adobe Illustrator.

By joining this class, build your illustrator skills and learn how to create catching vector illustrations & graphic designs.

We will start this journey by talking about the language of shapes and its impact on your designs and illustrations.

Next, I will show you the main tools and shortcuts used in this course and how to draw a quick sketch using Adobe Illustrator.

Then, you will learn how to vectorize your designs and add color and gradients like a pro. And finally, you will discover how to make your designs shine by adding organic textures.

BONUS: Throughout the course, I will give you hands-on tips and tricks to speed up your process and be productive.

By the end of this course, I assure you that you will gain the confidence and knowledge to create fun and eye-catching designs in the shortest time possible.

Who is this class for?

Whether you are an illustrator, graphic designer, or creative artist looking for a refresher on the basics, or someone curious about initializing in the illustration field, this class is for you.


What will you learn?

  • The language of shapes
  • Adobe Illustrator’s main tools and shortcuts
  • Sketching your designs
  • Working with layers
  • Coloring your designs
  • Creating gradients
  • Adding organic textures
  • Tips and tricks to speed up your process
  • Save and export files

What do you need?

  • Attitude and willingness to learn
  • Access to a PC
  • Adobe Illustrator Software

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Carminys Guzmán

Motion grapher

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Hi, my name is Carminys, and I’m the cofounder of; We are an animation studio with over 8 years of experience, based in Spain. 

The main goal of our courses is to share our knowledge simply and without complications.

If you really want to make professional animated videos from scratch, you will need to master 3 skills: Scriptwriting, Illustration, and of course, Animation.

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1. Intro: Hi, my name is Carmen Luz Guzman. I am a Dominican living in Madrid. I am part of the Operary team, an animation studio based in Madrid, where I work as an animator, illustrator, and a scriptwriter. We have more than 10 years of experience creating amazing vector illustrations to produce animator explainer videos for hundreds of companies worldwide. In the illustration field, customers are increasingly demanding. You need to learn quick and easy methods to create attractive illustrations in the shortest time possible. But you know what's best? You don't need to be a great illustrator to make wonderful illustrations. In this class, I will show you how to make creative vector illustrations in record time with Adobe Illustrator. We will start talking about the language of shapes and its impact on your designs and illustrations. We will also review the tools and shortcuts used during this course, and then we will design a quick sketch using Adobe Illustrator. Next, I will show you how to vectorizing color your designs in a simple way. Finally, you will learn how to make your designs shine, adding organic textures. If you are a creative artist, an illustrator, a graphic designer, and animator, or simply want to learn how to make creative vector illustrations easily, this course is for you. There is no time to lose. Join now, and let's get started. 2. Before to Start : For the class project, you will create an illustration from scratch. At the end of each lesson, I will give you some instructions to get the best results from this course. Make sure you don't skip it, as practicing is the only way to thrive. We look forward to seeing your work. Please, upload it to the course project gallery. If you have any doubts, comments, or questions, please post them on the Discussions tab. We cannot wait to see what you come up with. Have fun. 3. The Language of Shapes: Hello everyone. In this class, I want to talk about a very important topic in the design field that is often ignored. The language of shapes. The language of shapes is a key design principle widely used in character design to emphasize personality. However, it is essential to use the correct traits to ensure the success of any of your designs whether or not characters appear. When creating a design, it is made up of different shapes. In each of these shapes is usually given a set of meanings. Three main shapes appear in most designs: circles, rectangles, and triangles. The idea is to understand the meaning of these shapes to create coherence messages with our designs. The rectangular shapes produce a feeling of robustness. They convey reliability and safety. As a general rule, rectangular shapes should not be overused because they are not related to anything exciting and can be boring if we use them in excess. Triangles are dynamic, strong, and energetic shapes. Triangles can have different meanings depending on how they are placed. An upright triangle can evoke strength and stability. However, an inverted triangle can convey risk and danger. Lastly, let's talk about circles. In general, circles, all of shapes and curved lines convey positive, friendly, and close emotions. They are also related to adaptability and movement. Taking this information into account, we can't say they're circular and triangular shapes are more exciting than rectangular shapes. But we can also say circular and rectangular shapes are usually friendlier than triangular shapes. We wanted to make a friendly and closest sign for the course project. Although it is an abstract design in which we are not trying to send any specific message. We can see that it transmits positive sensations at a glance. For this reason, we have chosen to give priority to circular shapes in curved lines. However, creating contrast is always a good idea. We have left room for rectangular and triangular shapes. Of course, if you realize the only triangular shape in the video is in a vertical position to maintain the coherence of the design. Before starting to design, think about the message you want to convey with your illustration and choose the appropriate shapes based on that message. See you in the next lesson. 4. Tools & Shortcuts: Hi there. In this lesson, we will take a quick look at some useful tools and shortcuts to speed up the work process. First, we will create a new document in Adobe Illustrator. Give it a size of 1920 by 1080 pixels, what we commonly know as full HD. Let's see how the pen tool works. Clicking on different points creates straight elements. Position the pen tool over the first anchor point to close the path. As you can see, a small circle appears next to the pen tool pointer when it is set correctly. Click to close the path. To leave the path open, press control, click on "Windows" or command-click on Mac away from all objects. You must take in a stretch to draw curves with the pen tool. It's that easy. Once we have created a curve, we return to the last anchor point and click again to retake the path. Then we made the next curve by clicking on the next anchor point and stretching. We can modify the anchor points by using the direct selection tool. Select the anchor point and drag in. If we choose an anchor point with curves, we can change the curves as well. Of course, we can select our designs with the selection tool. Move them, rotate them from their corners, and modify their size. If we hold down the shift key while adjusting the size, their design will keep its proportions intact. Polygon tools are much easier to use. Right-clicking on the rectangle tool will bring up all the polygon tools. Just select them, click and drag to adjust their size. Remember that to keep the proportions intact, we must keep the shift key pressed while dragging. We will remove the fill color from here to see what's underneath. If we drag from one of the circles that appear in the corners, we can quickly run them. On the other hand, if we select one or more of those corners and then drag only the corners we have chosen will be rounded. With the polygon tool, you can press the up arrow and down arrow keys to add and remove sides from the polygon. Of course, we can easily color our designs, the fill, and the stroke. We can also modify this rock size. If we don't want it to have a stroke, we simply delete it from here. Let's take a look at the drawing tools. These tools allow us to work faster than with the pen tool. However, if you don't have a graphics tablet, it is better to design with the pen tool. Let's take a look at the paintbrush tool. It is very easy to use. We simply select it and we can start drawing. We can modify the stroke scholar and size and choose the brush type. Also, if we double-click the paintbrush tool, we can configure the stroke's fidelity. The pencil tool is very similar. If you can't see directly just right-click and my tools will appear, including the pencil tool. Its use is very similar to the paintbrush tool. The main difference is that the pencil tool allows you to create closed paths. If for example, we make a shape without closing, we can place ourselves on one of its anchor points and continue the form until is closed. I prefer to use the paintbrush tool to create a sketch are open lines. On the other hand, I use the pencil tool to create shapes to which I will later add a fill. Let's delete everything. Now we are going to create a rectangle and several circles. We select all the shapes and choose the shape builder tool. This tool allows us to create new shapes by mixing parts of the circle and the rectangle. We just have to trace over the parts we want to join. If we deselect by clicking outside and moving the new shape we have created, we see that it is independent. Let's select the shapes again and select the shape builder tool again. If we hold down the alt key while clicking, instead of adding the shapes, they will be subtracted, an excellent tool that allows us to create shapes quickly and easily. Perfect. Now, I will show you the shortcuts we will use during the course. Shortcuts help us to save time and be more productive. I'm going to create a square to be able to interact with the tools. The most used shortcuts in Adobe Illustrator refer to the tools we commonly use. Some of them are the same in after effects. Let's see how to access the main tools at the touch of a key. Press "V" for the selection tool, "A" for the direct selection tool, "P" for the pen tool, "B" for the paint and brush tool, "N" for the pencil tool, and "R" for the rotation tool. To use the rotation tool, we first need to select the shape. By default, it will take the center as the axis of rotation. Still, if we click on another point, this will be the new axis of rotation and then we drag it so that the shape rotates around that point of rotation. For the Zoom tool, we will press the Z key. We zoom out if we hold down the alt key while clicking. Finally, if we click and drag while holding down the space bar, we will move across the Canvas like in after effects. As you see with shortcuts, we can change tools quickly without the need to waste time going to the tool panel. I have left you a PDF file with the most useful chart so you can download it. It takes time to familiarize yourself with the tools and shortcuts we have seen in this lesson, as they will be very useful during the course. See you in the next lesson. 5. Sketching: Welcome to this class. In this lesson, we will make a quick sketch of our design, I always recommend sketching before starting to design. This way, we will work faster as we have a guide. If you don't have a graphic tablet to draw, you can do this using pencil and paper and then take a photograph or scan the drawing. First, we will create a new document in Adobe Illustrator, give it a size of 1920 by 1080 pixels, name it and click "Create". You can always look for references to get inspiration. The main tools I use to search for references are Google images, Pinterest, and Adobe Stock. Instagram is also a good source of inspiration. In our case, we have done a previous investigation and we have found that these images serve as inspiration. It is not about coping from others, but about looking for consistent ideas that help us visualize, mark clearly what we want to capture in our design. I'm going to drag them into the document we just created, and we place them on top of our Canvas to help them as a reference. If you have two screens, that's great because you can have the references on the second screen and work more comfortably. Perfect. Now we go to the Layer panel. With a double-click, we name the layer with the references, block it, and next we create a new layer called sketch. Everything is ready to start designing. To draw our sketch, we will use the paintbrush tool. From here, we can choose the brush type. I will select the pencil, charcoal brush to give our sketch a more hand-drawn aspect, but you can use a default brush if you prefer. If we double-click in the paintbrush tool, we can adjust its fidelity. In this case, as we're doing simple draws, we can leave it in the middle. Eliminate the field color and color the stroke black, and now we can start drawing. Let's start designing the bushes in the foreground. To save time, we are going to duplicate the brush, drag it while pressing the Alt key to duplicate it. Remember, this is a sketch, we don't need to be precise. Our goal is to see if our idea works well before we start designing. If you are not used to draw, I recommend you make a design made of simple shapes. Remember that you don't have to be a great designer. Later, we will turn these sketches into beautiful illustrations in a very simple way, you will see. Let's continue creating the tree, make the lines safely, and avoid making many lines for the same stroke. The cleaner the sketch, the better. Perfect. Now let's continue with the house, and we draw the smoke. We will continue with the left side, drawing the circles and the play symbol. We can not forget the funny eye listening to music. Finally, we go with the most complicated part, drawing the hand. If you don't have much experience, it can be challenging to draw a hand. In this cases, it is best to use a reference image, put it next to it, and copy it. Finally, we finished drawing the arm. I usually prefer to draw the sketch with a pencil and paper and then scan it. But in this case, I have decided to do it directly in Illustrator so that you can follow the process in real time. As you can see, the reference images are just that, references. In no case it is about copying the designs of others, instead, we are looking for inspiration. Don't forget to save the work. See you in the next lesson. 6. Let's Design: [MUSIC] Hi there. This is getting more fun. Let's start designing our project. First, select the sketch and color it red. We will also lower the sketch's opacity to 40 percent, for example, this way, we can easily differentiate the new designs. So that you can better see the thumbnails of the layers, I'm going to increase their size. Let's go to Layer Panel Options. We select "Row Size," "Others", and increase the size to 50 pixels, for example. We're also going to lock the layer to avoid mistakes. Let us start by designing the bushes. We create three new layers and name them. Let us start with the bush on the left, which corresponds to the Bush 2 layer. Make sure you have that layer selected. Before starting, I'm going to remove the fill, and we're going to use a black stroke. That way, we forget about the colors for now and we can move faster. Remember that the goal is to create attractive illustrations in the shortest time possible. We can use a three-pixel stroke, for example. This is not very important because the design will not have a stroke, but it helps to see better what we're doing. To create the bush, select the ellipse tool and create three circles. Remember that to create a perfect circle, we must keep the Shift key pressed while making the circle. Perfect. Once we have the three circles, we select the rectangle tool and create a rectangle, to create the base of the bush. Now we select all the shapes with the selection tool. Select the "Shape Builder Tool" and trace over the part to make up the bush. It's that easy. If we hold down the Alt key, we can delete the parts that are not useful. Simple? To save more time, we can double the bush. With the selection tool, we simply drag while holding down the Alt key. Now we go to the Layers panel and drag this bush to its corresponding layer. Perfect. We already have our first two bushes created. Now, we will make the central bush which we have called Bush 1 since it will be ahead of the other two. This one is simpler. We create a circle and a rectangle to make a tree space. We select the two shapes, the Shape Builder Tool and while we keep the Alt key pressed, we delete the parts below that we're not interested in appearing. I am going to adjust the size of the bushes a bit. They are a B2B. Don't worry about not following the sketch, it's just a reference. Now that we have created all the bushes, we are going to lock their layers so they don't bother us while we continue designing. We're going to continue creating geometric shapes. Now, it is the circle's turn. To do this, we will create a new layer and drag it below, and we name it. With the select layer, we create a perfect circle. Next, we go to the Layers panel and drag the circle we made to the Create a New Layer icon, symbolized with a plus. By doing this, we duplicate the circle in the same position as the original. Select a duplicate circle and modify it to scale with the help of the Shift key to not deform the circle, and the Alt" key to take the circle center as a reference point. We select both circles. Select the Shape Builder tool and delete the central circle by clicking on it with the Alt key pressed. Once again, we lock the layer and create another layer. I always like to keep everything well organized by layer. Initially, I used to work in a very chaotic way. Still, when I started learning animation, I was taught the importance of working in an organized manner. In this way, you make fewer mistakes, and although it seems a bit heavy to create layers all the time when you get used to it, you realize that it allows you to speed up your work process a lot. To create the play symbol, we select the Polygon Tool. Remember, you can press the up arrow and down arrow keys to add and remove sides from the polygon. Then we pull the circle to slightly round the edges of the triangle. Finally, we rotate it until we place it in the desired position. Again, we lock the layer and create a new layer. Let's call it eye. We create a circle again. From the layer panel, we duplicate it two times by dragging the circle to the plus symbol, and we modify the scale of the circles to our liking to create the eye. Remember to hold down the Alt and Shift keys while dragging. Finally, we can zoom in a bit to create another leader circle in order to create a light in the eye. I will select the layers of the eye for a moment to give them all the same stroke. It is not necessary to do it. It is a habit that I have. Like this is perfect. We lock the layer and create a new one for the headphones. We will use the rounded rectangle tool to create the shape. We duplicate and drag it to the other side, and return it with right-click, transform, reflect, vertical, okay. We select the outer protection of the headphones and send it back with right-click, arrange, send to back. We do this so that when coloring this part, it is behind the rest of the headphones' parts. To create a headband, we will use the Pen Tool. Select the path and increase the stroke value to four. Next, we make another slightly shorter line that covers the first one. Increase the stroke to seven pixels, and from the Stroke panel, we round the ends by applying the round cap option. Finally, we select the layers that form the headband right-click, arrange, send to back. To finish this lesson, we are going to continue designing the house. Once again, we lock the layer and create a new one. We create two rectangles. We select the first one and add an anchor point. With the Direct Selection Tool, we stretch upwards to make the peak of the house. Perfect. Next, with the help of the Pen Tool, we quickly create the roof. Now, we only need to make the chimney and the windows. For the windows, we will use the rounded rectangle tool, and for the chimney, we will use the rectangle tool, and ready. We already have 1/2 house of the illustration ready. In the next lesson, we will put my geometric shapes aside and start drawing to create more organic ones. 7. Let's Design 2: [MUSIC] Hello again. In this lesson, we will continue with the project design. It is time to start designing the tree. But first, let's adjust the position of the house a bit. We will also reduce the size of the circles and the play a bit. They are too big. Great, now I like it much more. Let's start drawing the tree trunk. There seems to be a problem. Oh, sorry, I forgot to create the layer. Now, we're going to create a new layer that we will call tree trunk, and trace it with the Pencil Tool. To make it easier, we're going to draw it in parts. First, we draw the main parts of the trunk and then we move on to the branches. Remember, if you don't have a graphic tablet, you can design with the Pen Tool. If we work with the mouse, it is difficult to draw with the Pencil Tool. I like the drawing tools much better, they are less rigid and allows us to work much faster. However, the Pen Tool is a very versatile tool with which we can draw anything. Once we have seen it, we do as usual. We select the elements and unite them with a Shape Builder Tool. We lock the layer and create three more layers. We have already seen how to create this type of design. I would do it quickly so you don't get bored. We'll duplicate this bush here, dragging while holding down the Alt key. We can modify it to scale a little so that it is not exactly the same, and inside the layers panel, we drag it to the tree part one layer. We lock the layer, go to Tree 2 layer, and continue doing the same process. Perfect. Now we will continue creating shapes with the help of the Shape Builder Tool. As we have already seen how to do it, I will speed up the process a bit to not repeat the same over and over. It looks like I've got the wrong layer, I forgot to lock the layer and select the Tree 3 layer. Now we're going to drag the circles to the correct layer. Perfect. We create a rectangle, we select everything and create the desired shape with the Shape Builder Tool. Perfect, we have it ready. We lock the layers and create a new one that we will call Horn Hand. We drag the layer below the house layers since the house will be in the front. We will see it better when we apply the colors. With the Pencil Tool, we draw the hand quickly. Remember that we must make clean strokes. Also remember that we can always resume the path at the point where we left off. To make the details of the fingers, I will use the Paintbrush Tool. Perfect, we almost have it all. I'm going to select everything and adjust the value of the stroke, and I will adjust its position within the illustration a little bit. We lock. To finish, we're going to create a layer for the decorative details of the sky. We create a circle and we duplicate it. For the waves, we will create a horizontal line with the Pen Tool. We go to the Stroke panel and select Round cap. With the stroke selected, we go to Effect, Distort and Transform, Zigzag. We leave the size in 10, as it is, and we set five ridges per segment. Finally, we select the Smooth option. Before I finish, I'm going to flip it vertically. That's it, we already have our illustration done. Now, all you have to do is make it shine. See you in the next lesson. [MUSIC] 8. Choosing Colors: Welcome to this class. Choosing colors is definitely one of the most essential parts of the design. A color palette can distinguish between a great design and a boring, forgettable design. Through color, we can reflect moods and emotions. We can modify the impact that our designs will have on users. A bright, warm color palette create different sensations that are pale, cool palette, or a dark color palettes. As a general rule, when I want to create a powerful illustration, I try to mix warm colors with cool colors, and dark colors with bright colors. In my experience, when these mixes are well-balanced, they usually work very well. In addition, thanks to this mixture of colors, we can make it easier for the viewer to identify the elements easily. For this project, we will use a color palette from another project. We have the color palette prepared in another file. We simply go to File, Place any parts of the color palette into the working file. We create a new layer and drag the color pallet inside this layer. I'm going to delete the reference layers so we can work more comfortably. Perfect. We put the color palettes on top of the design. I have left you a PDF with some useful tools to create color palettes quickly and easily. You can download it from projects and resources. In the next lesson, we will apply color to our design. See you there. 9. Applying Color: We can now start coloring our illustration. We're going to unlock all the layers to be able to work faster. We only need to select the different parts, and with the eyedropper tool, take the colors from the color palette. To select multiple items, remember to hold down the Shift key while selecting them. I forgot we are going to delete the sketch so it doesn't bother us. Great, let's continue coloring. I am going to send this circle backward so you can see the other circle for the pupil. We continue coloring. We select and color like this all the time. Remember that you can also choose to color your illustration directly without using my color palettes especially, if you have been designing for a short time, creating a color palette will help you speed up your work process. Of course, it is not always that simple. Many times, you will need to touch up your colors as you go, but this is totally normal. Finally, we are going to create a layer for the background and drag it below the rest of the layers. We create a rectangle with the size of the composition and color it too. We will already have everything colored. Now, we're going to add some gradients to improve this look. We select the circle and open the gradient's panel. If you can't see directly in your workspace, you can go to Window and select Gradient. We select a circle, we ensure we have the fill selected so that the gradient is applied over the fill and not over the stroke. From the panel, we create a linear gradient by clicking here. We select the black circle, and with the color picker, we select the desired color. We leave the other circle white. If we want to change the color, we could double-click in the circle. From the panel options, choose RGB mode, for example, and modify the colors to your liking. Next, we select the Gradient tool. We click and drag to create a gradient in the desired direction. We can quickly move around and modify it. I also want to apply a gradient to the tree. The process is the same; we select an element and, with the fill activated, we apply a gradient. We select the colors and apply the gradient to our liking. To save time, we can select the other layers and copy the gradient we applied previously with the eyedropper tool, and we adjust the gradient as simple as that. Reviewing the design, I just realized that we haven't drawn the smoke. Let's go for it. We create a smoke layer and draw the smoke with a pencil tool. Let's zoom in a bit to draw more precisely. Now, we can draw the smoke. We are going to delete the black stroke we have created and apply a gradient to it. The idea is that the smoke progressively disappears as it rises higher. To do this, we apply a white color and at one end of the gradient, we lower the opacity to zero percent. Finally, we adjust the gradient to our liking. We are going to adjust its size a little so that it does not cover the hand so much. That's it, we already have our colored design. 10. Make it Shine: [MUSIC] Hello, everyone. We have reached the most awaited lesson of all. We will turn this design that we see on the screen into unattractive and font design. Before we start, we are going to remove the color palette. Let's start with the bushes. The idea here is to play with curved lines that flow naturally. Of course, we must be careful not to saturate the design too much. We will leave some elements without adding textures. We start by selecting the first bush and selecting the paintbrush tool. Next from down here, we click on drawing modes and select the option draw inside. We color the stroke white and remove the field. We verify that the thickness of the brush is to our liking. We can start drawing lines as simple as that. To get out of draw inside mode, double-click outside the selection tool. Now, we will continue with the second bush following the same process. We select the bush, select the paintbrush tool, and choose to draw inside option. To save time, we select the eye dropper tool, and copy the stroke properties we made in here. With the paintbrush tool we draw the texture. [MUSIC] It's like that all the time. We select the object on which we want to create a texture. We select the paintbrush tool we choose to draw inside option. We choose the stroke color and we draw to our liking. We will continue doing exactly the same process with the rest of the layers. In order not to be too repetitive, we're going to go faster to be able to continue with the rest of the elements. The idea is to flow with the design. Just draw lines. That's the fun of this design style. You don't need to waste time thinking, enjoy while you draw, and surely something nice will come out. [MUSIC] In the case of the house roof, we're going to draw a single line, then we double-click with the selection tool to be able to modify the line. Now we just duplicate the line by pressing Alt while dragging. Once this is done, we press the combination of keys Control D or Command D on Mac several times to create more equidistant lines. Finally, we double-click to exit the editing mode. Before continuing to avoid mistakes, we will lock all the layers except the hand layer. Great. I really like how it's turning out. The truth is that I am enjoying this course. I really liked this style of illustration. To finish, we are going to create the arm hairs. To do this more efficiently, we will make a new brush. We're going to create a hair with the pen tool. With the help of the eyedropper tool, we copy the wave scholar and stroke. Next, we select the hair, go to the brushes panel and select new brush. As you can see, we will create different type of brushes and we will select a scatter brush option. The idea is that when applying the brush, hairs are created with a random rotation to give it a more fun look. To do this in the rotation option we select random. We leave the first value or the minimum possible, and the second is set at its maximum value. In this way, we're telling Illustrator that we want the hairs to rotate by a random value between minus 180 grades and 180 grades. In colorization method, we choose the tints option to be able to modify the color of the brush if later we want to change the color of the stroke and finally press okay. Now, if we select the paintbrush tool, and the new brush we have created, we can make the hairs we want by clicking with the mouse. [MUSIC] This is perfect. Looking at the illustration, I have realized, there is a small detail that I have overlooked. I forgot to color the head band and the headphones. We will fix it quickly, [MUSIC] and that is it, we already have our beautiful illustration completely finished. If we go to file, export as, we can export our illustration in the format we like the most, I am going to export it in JPEG. We name the file and export it. When exporting it, more expert options appear. Since we aim to export the illustration in web format, to share it on social media, etc. We said the quality to the maximum issues or resolution of 72 pixels per inch. Now, we have our illustration finished and ready to share it with the world. See you in the next lesson. [MUSIC] 11. Final Thoughts: Welcome to the finish line. You have successfully completed the course. Congratulations. During the course, you have learnt a lot of things. The shape language, how to use the tools, sketching in illustrator, vectorize your designing a simple way, how to apply colors and gradients easily, how to add creative textures, and some tips and tools to speed up your work process. Now, it is time for you to design your illustration from scratch, applying everything you've learned in this course. Don't forget to upload your project to the course for your gallery, or tag me in your Instagram post. Practicing is the key. As a teacher, I can show you the road but only you can walk it. Remember, failure and mistakes are part of the process, be kind to yourself. I invite you to visit my profile to discover all my other classes. Your opinion is important. If you enjoyed the course, please leave me a review. I will be very grateful. I hope to see you again in future courses. Thank you very much. Don't forget to follow me for more.